Due to high levels of a naturally occurring form of blue-green algae toxin, Anderson Lake is closed to all water-related activities, including fishing. All people, pets and horses should avoid contact or consumption of lake water. The park is still open...
The Main Campground is Implementing an Early Winter Closure Due to a Water Issue. All other camping areas within the park will remain open through the winter months.
In cooperation with Washington Trails Association we will be repairing a well used bridge on the Hamilton Mountain Trail. During the repairs we will need to close the trail from Oct. 23-27. All other trails within the park will remain open and the Summit...
Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes
The south campground has been permanently closed due to continued shoreline erosion as well as the loss of sanitation facilities. Campsites continue to be available in the main campground, west campground, and marine water trail campground."
Moorage and rafting limits on the two South End Buoys are restricted to 36 feet. Boats 37-feet and longer are prohibited from using these buoys. Limits are posted on the buoys.
Utility Sites 16 and 18, and Standard Sites 19, 20, 21 and 23 are closed due to transmission and electrical lines being installed, construction preparation for placing Bogachiel State Park on the reservation system in 2018. Utility site 17 remains open,...
Fires are not permitted at anytime.
Rufus Wood Lake which is accessible from Bridgeport State Park has high levels of blue and green algae present. The Department of Health recommends that people and pets stay out of areas with toxic algae blooms. For more information about this toxic...
For updated burn ban information at Eastern Washington state parks, view the burn ban list.
For updated burn ban information at Northwest Washington state parks, view the burn ban list.
For updated burn ban information at Southwest Washington state parks, view the burn ban list.
The North Head Lighthouse will be under construction until further notice. Access to the interior of the lighthouse for tours and weddings will not be available, but the grounds will remain open.
The pump-out manufacturer has been contacted and a response is expected for this on-going issue. Terry & Son's free Lake Washington mobile pump-out service is available for marinas on Lake Washington on-line at pumpout.me or call (206) 437-6764
Use caution when recreating on the Spokane River Centennial Trail west of the Barker Road Trailhead (approximately milepost 6.5 to 7.5). The pavement is damaged from flooding that occurred earlier in the season and is sagging and irregular in a number of...
Users of the CPT Trail between Mile Post 162 and Mile Post 163 will encounter large rocks on the trail as well as some flooding. The trail is still passable but users should exercise caution. Cleanup of this area will occur once the area is stable enough...
No Fires Allowed at any Time.
Oyster Season open year round.Clam Season open year round.Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.
The dock at Rosario Beach in Deception Pass State Park is currently out of service due to repair needs. The nearest moorage available is at Bowman Bay. The dock will be put back in service once it is repaired.
There is no dock access to Doe Island until further notice. The pilings and dock were removed due to storm damage.
The Salmon Spawn has begun in the Dosewallips River. Please avoid activities in the river during this time, as it disturbs the spawning salmon.Please do not allow pets to chase the salmon in the river.Do not move any rocks in and around the river, this...
The Umatilla Rock Trail has a section that is difficult to travel because of a switchback that has been washed out. The trail is navigable by hiking around the northeast point of Umatilla Rock to connect to the Dry Falls Lake Basin.
The City is remodeling the Waterfront Marina and all facilities are closed at the current time. The new marina will have two pump-outs and a portable toilet dump station. Marinas in the area with pump-outs are Eagle Harbor Marina and Harbor Marina.
Trails are closed due to downed trees from a significant storm this past winter. We are working hard to clear the trails. If you would like to help you can contact the Washington Trails Association at Jen@wta.org.
There is currently no potable water available at Flaming Geyser State Park.
The Admiralty Head Lighthouse in Fort Casey State Park will have limited hours on October 21, 2017. It will be open from 11:00AM to 2:00PM and will be closed for the rest of the day. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The Commanding Officer's Historic House is closed until further notice.
The North/ Port Townsend side boat launch in Fort Flagler has been closed due to exposed rebar that poses a safety hazard to vehicles and boat trailers. The South/Kilisut Harbor boat launch is still open and available for use.
Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.
Alcohol is not permitted at Fort Simcoe State Park. This policy is strictly enforced throughout the park, including reserved picnic shelters.
Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water to the beach campground is turned off from November through February. Exact dates are dependent upon the weather. A potable water supply is located near the entrance to the campground.
The air conditioning unit at the Goldendale Observatory is currently not working. Staff is working to provide alternative cooling sources. Your patience is appreciated.
Beginning in 2017, Goldendale Observatory State Park is undergoing significant renovations with the construction of an almost entirely new and larger facility. Operating schedule disruption is possible; please check the website or call for details.
Renovations originally scheduled to begin in 2017 have been placed on hold until further notice.
Fires are not permitted at anytime and there are no barbecue facilities available.
Pets are not allowed on the island.
Gas and propane self-contained camping stoves and fire pits allowed. No charcoal or wood fires allowed.
The hiker/biker campsites P1 and P2 are currently closed due to the sites being renovated. The length of closure is unknown at this time.
The Iron Horse Trail-Yakima Training Center section will be closed due to military activity on the following dates: June 1 thru July 2, 2017 and August 1 thru August 15, 2017. All down range recreation and the John Wayne Trail will be closed.
The water reserve is currently out until further notice.
This year the Joemma Beach campground will be closing earlier that normal. The closure will begin on Wednesday October 11, 2017. It will remain closed during the Off Season. The Day Use Area will remain open.
Water is currently not available at Jones Island State Park. We are working to repair the problem and apologize for any inconvenience.
The campground restroom and shower facilities in Kanaskat-Palmer State Park will be torn down for new facilities to be built September 25th- early December 2017. There will be portable restrooms available during this time, but no shower facilities.
Shellfish harvesting in the park is closed until further notice. Clam and oyster populations have declined and are insufficient for harvesting.
Oyster Season March 1 to July 31Clam Season June 1 to July 31 Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.
Kopachuck State Park is open for day-use only. Due to hazardous trees in the forest, the campground area is closed permanently.
Two wildfires in the surrounding area of Lake Easton may cause campers to experience smoky conditions and falling ash at times due to wind and weather conditions. The fires are not threatening Lake Easton State Parks. If you are concerned about smoke in...
By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, this park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.
Lake Wenatchee - Metal Detecting no longer allowed.
Cleator Road is closed due to downed trees at Larrabee State Park. We will let you know when the road has been opened.
Puget Sound Energy will be doing construction work on the Interurban Trail from Dolphin Pl. south to Hwy. 11 starting Monday, October 16th, 2017. The completion of this work is unknown at this time. This section of the trail will be closed during...
Equestrian Trails are open
The swim beach at Square Lake has been closed due to high levels of E. coli bacteria in the water. The park will remain open for day use during the beach closure. The Square Lake State Park Property is approximately 13 miles from Manchester State Park....
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to visitors regarding tree removal work completed recently at Maryhill State Park. Park staff is diligently working to remove limbs, sawdust and other debris left after completion of this work. Thank you...
Currently, the Irrigation system at Maryhill State Park is not working. With hot temperatures, it is likely that visitors may notice vegetation drying out and possibly turning brown. Staff is working diligently to repair the system, but no exact date is...
The day use showers at Maryhill State Park are inoperative. There is no estimated reopening date at this time.
In case of government shutdown, services at Washington State Park Marine Parks will be closed. All restrooms will be closed and not serviced until after a budget has been passed and Washington State Parks are fully open again. Although we do not recommend...
Please be advised that current trail conditions include compact snow and ice on the trail to the lookout. Please use extra caution and plan accordingly. Hikers are advised to have proper outdoor attire, including sturdy hiking boots and plenty of food...
Mount Spokane State Park staff closed North Summit Road from the junction of North Mount Spokane Park Drive / State Route 206 (snowmobile parking lot) to the top of the mountain on Oct. 13 due to snow on the roadway and potentially unsafe driving...
The boat pumpout at Mystery Bay will be temporarily out of service until further notice.
The Mystery Bay pumpout is currently out of service but is expected to be back in service after the first week in June.
The composting toilet is being replaced at Obstruction Pass State in the main parking area. During this time there will portable toilets available in the mai parking area, as well as the toilets in the camping area for guests.
Hiking access to both Dirty Harry’s Balcony and Summit will be temporarily closed beginning July 5, 2015 due to heavy equipment operations to decommission old forest roads and to renovate area trails. The Far Side Trailhead will remain open during...
The boat sewage pumpout at Orondo River Park has been removed. Daroga State Park has a portable toilet dump station but there are now no boat pumpouts near Orondo.
Some damage has occurred to the trailer dump station water system, at Pacific Beach State Park. The dump station will be temporarily closed until repairs can be made. We apologize for any inconvenience, and are working to resolve the issue as soon as...
Parking at Palouse Falls State Park is limited during high-use periods, such as weekends and holidays. Turnaround for vehicles with trailers and RVs is very difficult during these times. We recommend visitors avoid bringing vehicles to the park during...
Please be advised that venturing beyond the designated viewing area trails at the park is risky. We have posted warning signs at many locations in the park warning people of the risk. Travel beyond these signs is on unmarked, potentially hazardous trails...
Starting Monday Oct. 16th Paradise Park Rd. outside of Paradise Point State Park will be down to one lane during a waterline installation project. At times you may experience a small delay.
The Port of Allyn's pumpout on the Allyn dock was damaged by a boat and is out of service until further notice.
A portion of the trail has collapsed east of Pe Ell, along the lake.
Rasar State Park is currently without power due to wind. This alert will be updated when power returns.
Reed Island Closed to Camping - No Fires AllowedThe winter floods washed away the only designated campsites on Reed Island. Camping outside of designated campsites is prohibited, so currently only day use is allowed at the park. Fires are currently...
The staff at Saltwater State Park are aware of the situation and are working to get it fixed. Please call Dash Point State Park until the phones have been fixed at Saltwater (253)661-4955
Fires are not permitted at anytime in campground. Fires are permitted in fire pits in the day-use area when a burn ban is not in place.
Trails north of Satsop River closed until further notice Concerns for public safety prompted State Parks staff to close the East and West Loop trails, north of the Satsop River. Several large diameter trees have fallen across the trails. The trails will...
The Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) is now open. The road to the moorage dock is temporarily closed as we complete construction. Visitors coming by land can access the dock area by parking on the campground side in the day use area. Walk to the moorage dock...
The dump station at South Whidbey State Park is working and open for use.
The trail is closed at South Whidbey State Park until further notice. Work will begin on repair in the late spring/ early summer. Please check back to see the status of the trail closure throughout the summer.
This is an old unit and needs to be replaced but this cannot happen until the legislature provides spending authority so please plan accordingly.
By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, the park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.
Fires are not permitted at any time.
Water will be turned off at Sucia Island between the September 26 and 27th.
The Twanoh group camp is closed for the season due to access road damage.
Twenty Five Mile Creek State Park has been closed for the season due to a major water line break.The park was scheduled to close for the winter on October 16 but due to a major water line break is being closed for the winter effective immediately.
The Schafer Road Ocean Beach Approach is permanently closed. The Bonge Road Ocean Beach Approach is typically open with occasional closures in the winter due to erosion issues.
Campsites 86 through 190, on the east side of Highway 105, have been permanently closed. State Parks stewardship staff completed an assessment of the trees in this area at Twin Harbor State Park and discovered conditions that could present a...
Effective immediately, parking for access to Wallace Falls State Park on Ley Road will no longer be available. The City of Gold Bar has closed the road to parking. The Sheriff’s office will be issuing citations to vehicles parked on Ley Road. At this...