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  1. 2019 State Parks Calendar on sale now

    Posted on November 15, 2018

    Just in time for holiday gift giving, the Washington State Parks 2019 calendar is available for purchase, either online or at our headquarters in Tumwater. Read on...
  2. State Parks Commission regular meeting in Auburn next week

    Posted on November 6, 2018

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will consider housekeeping changes on rules and a change to the Commission 2019 meeting calendar at its regular meeting On Nov. 15, in Auburn. Read on...
  1. State Parks announces final free days for 2018

    Posted on November 1, 2018

    Recreation and outdoor enthusiasts have two more opportunities to visit Washington’s state parks for free in 2018. On these free days, day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass for vehicle access — Nov. 11 and Nov. 23. Read on...
  2. Generous land donation increases the size of Lake Sammamish State Park

    Posted on November 1, 2018

    Lake Sammamish State Park’s footprint recently increased by more than 5 acres, thanks to a generous donation of land from Issaquah-based Lakeside Industries. Read on...
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  1. 2019 Washington State Parks Calendar Cover Image

    2019 State Parks wall calendar on sale

    The 2019 State Parks wall calendar is now on sale and features brilliant color photos representing some of the park system’s premier and unique features. Calendars sell for $20.99 plus tax. Order by Dec. 17 to ensure delivery in time for Christmas. Read on...
  2. Embrace Your Nature

    2018 State Parks Guide

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has published its inaugural Washington State Parks Guide. Read More