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  1. 18-009 Cama Beach Historical State Park welcomes ballroom dance group in March

    Cama Beach Historical State Park invites the public to dance the weekend away with a free classes and performances by USA Dance – Seattle Chapter – Team Dancers March 9 and 10. Read on...
  2. 18-008 Public invited to help plan for recreation and other land uses at Steptoe state parks

    Washington State Parks invites the public to participate in long-term recreation and land-use planning for Steptoe Butte and Steptoe Battlefield state park heritage sites in Whitman County. Learn more at one of two workshops Feb. 26 and 27. Read on...
  3. 18-007 State Parks, WDFW change shellfish season dates at Kopachuck State Park

    Oyster and clam harvest seasons at Kopachuck State Park will be open concurrently — April 1 to May 31 — based on adjusted shellfish harvest dates announced today by Washington State Parks and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Read on...
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  1. 2017 National Gold Medal Award

    Washington State Parks is proud to have been one of four finalists for the Gold Medal award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA). 

    Alas, the Gold Medal award went to Arizona State Parks at the annual National Recreation and Park Association conference on Sept. 26 in New Orleans. 

    We wish to express our hearty congratulations to our friends at Arizona State Parks! Well done!

    This video, created by Parks staff, was our entry as finalist.

What's New

  1. Buy your 2018 State Parks 
    wall calendar today

    2018 State Parks wall calendar (whats new)

    The Washington State Parks 2018 wall calendar is available for purchase. 

    The 2018 State Parks calendar features brilliant color photos representing some of the park system’s premier and unique features. Many photographs capture spectacular park views, including a fascinating photo of Gardner Cave at Crawford State Park, an inviting view at Skagit Island Marine State Park in the San Juan Islands and a fairytale scene of a cabin in the woods at Kitsap Memorial State Park.

    More info.