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  1. Celebrate National Public Lands Day on September 24 on state-managed lands

    Posted on September 19, 2022

    Parks invites visitors to enjoy state-managed lands on Sat., Sept. 24 in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass for day-use visits to a state park or on lands managed by DNR or WDFW on this day. Read on...
  2. State Parks Commission to meet in Pullman

    Posted on September 13, 2022

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular hybrid commission meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Gladish Community Center in Pullman. Read on...
  1. Port of Lopez launches a new free pumpout boat in Fisherman Bay

    Posted on September 8, 2022

    A new sewage pumpout boat is providing free service to recreational boaters in the San Juan Islands. Read on...
  2. Girl Scouts Love State Parks activities set for Sept. 9-11

    Posted on September 7, 2022

    Several state parks will offer activities during Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend. Interpretive rangers will host scavenger hunts, arts and crafts for kids of all ages. Read on...
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  1. A flyer promoting Gabby&#39s Dollhouse activities at State parks

    Explore at Parks with Gabby's Dollhouse

    Gabby and the Gabby Cats are waiting for you at Washington State Parks this summer! Pick up a special Gabby’s Dollhouse brochure at participating parks for some cat-tastic outdoor adventures, and Junior Ranger activities as well! Read on...
  2. Young people in circular photos having fun at parks.

    Apply for the Northwest Youth Outreach Program!

    Northwest Washington State Parks are looking for King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island, Thurston, Pierce 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