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  1. 17-003 Parks Commission meets in Olympia next week

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will gather for its regular meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Hampton Inn and Suites, 4301 Martin Way, Olympia. Read on...
  2. 17-002 Commission approves lease agreement to save Saint Edward Seminary building

    The State Parks Commission today voted unanimously to accept a 62-year lease with Daniels Real Estate of Seattle to rehabilitate the Saint Edward Seminary Building at Saint Edward State Park near Kenmore. Read on...
  3. 17-001 Next State Parks free days are Jan. 15, 16

    State Parks announces that Sunday, Jan. 15 and Monday, Jan. 16 are the next state parks free days when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass for day visits at state parks. The free days honor the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Read on...
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  1. Folk & Traditional Arts in the Parks
    Since 2004, the Folk & Traditional Arts Program of Washington State Parks has added to memorable state park experiences with performances by musicians, dancers, craftspeople and storytellers who represent a wide variety of old and new Washington traditions. From tribal canoe family journeys to Cinco de Mayo festivities, from fisher poetry to Ecuadorian song, from Hawaiian hula to old-time square dances, the program brings people together — some to celebrate a common heritage and some to explore the traditions of others.
    More info and the 2017 schedule of events.

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  1. Still time to purchase a 2017 State Parks calendar!

    2017 Washington State Parks Calendar Cover


    The Washington State Parks 2017 wall calendar is still available for purchase. The calendar features brilliant color photos that represent some of the park system's premier and unique features. 
     
    Don't hesitate, visit our online park store and purchase your calendar today!