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  1. State Parks will begin forest health project on Bullfrog property

    Posted on May 12, 2022

    Washington State Parks will begin work to thin approximately 90 acres on the Bullfrog State Park Property near Cle Elum this month. The forest thinning project will reduce wildfire risk to Roslyn and Cle-Elum. Read on...
  2. State Parks Boating Program, Seattle Mariners present WA Boat Safe Pledge

    Posted on May 11, 2022

    The State Parks Boating Program, in partnership with the Seattle Mariners, invite recreational boaters and paddlers to take the WA Safe Boating Pledge to boat safely and responsibly - and encourage friends and loved ones to do the same! Read on...
  1. Check Out Washington program expands with new adventure packs, partner and additional funding

    Posted on May 10, 2022

    Check Out Washington has expanded with new adventure packs, a new partnership and additional funding. The expansion prioritizes communities where health disparity data indicate higher need for free access to recreation opportunities. Read on...
  2. State Parks will manage areas owned by Avista at Nine Mile, Lake Spokane

    Posted on May 3, 2022

    On May 1, Washington State Parks began managing more than 15 recreation sites owned by Avista Utilities as part of Riverside State Park. The properties sit around the Spokane River, Nine Mile Dam, Lake Spokane and Long Lake Dam. Read on...
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    Apply for the Northwest Youth Outreach Program!

    Get behind your outdoor passion! Northwest Washington State Parks are looking for King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island and Juan County youths aged 14-18 to serve on an advisory committee. Be a part of the future of Washington State Parks and apply! APPLY TODAY
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    Become a Park Host!

    Washington State Parks needs more Park Hosts to help us this summer. Love working with people? Enjoy camping? Passionate about parks and looking for adventure? Become a Park Host! Read on...