- Find it fast
Extra! Extra! Read all about it: The people, special places and interesting and unique programs and activities that make up your Washington state park system.
News media: You are welcome to publish the staff-produced stories and photos in the "Park Stories" and "Accomplishments" tabs below. Simply provide credit to Washington State Parks. Please do us a favor, and let us know via email.
Do you have questions about a story? Want other story ideas? Email our office!
State Parks Commission to meet virtually for work sessionThe Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regularly scheduled commission work session virtually on May 31. Read on...
National Safe Boating Week Starts May 19National Safe Boating Week takes place from May 19 to 26. The campaign gives boaters tools to make responsible decisions daily, such as always wearing a life jacket, carrying the right equipment, and never boating under the influence. Read on...
Dry Falls internationally recognized as scientifically significant geologic siteSun Lakes – Dry Falls State Park has long been known as a geological icon and must-see destination for Washingtonians. Now, its significant legacy is being recognized on an international scale. Read on...
Public invited to participate in scoping meeting for Westport Light State ParkThe City of Westport and Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission (Parks) will be co-hosting an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scoping open house for the public. Read on...
State Parks seeks volunteers for Scenic Bikeways volunteer task forceState Parks will establish a statewide Scenic Bikeways program and is recruiting an advisory task force to work with staff through development and implementation of the program. Task force applications are due by May 10. Read on...