The Beacon Rock Pumpout Station is Closed for the Winter
The Beacon Rock Trail is currently closed. A large rock broke free and has taken out several safety railings and is precariously positioned above a set of switch backs. The trail will remain closed until it can be made safe again.
Beacon Rock Pumpout Closed for the Season.
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.
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.
Due to a computer glitch, the walk-in/boat-in sites show not reservable for the 2018 season at this time. These sites (numbers 29-45) are due to become available to reserve, for the dates of May 15-September 15, on February 21st, 2018. We apologize for...
The water for campsites in Deception Pass State Park has been shut off for winter. This alert will be updated when water has been turned on again.
There is no dock access to Doe Island until further notice. The pilings and dock were removed due to storm damage.
Campsites 21-29 have water, all other campsites have the water turned off. There is a Winter Water Supply located just past the trailer dump.
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.
There is currently no potable water available at Flaming Geyser State Park.
Fort Casey will be a reservation campground starting on February 21, 2018. You will now be able to reserve your favorite campsite year round once this change happens. Those without reservations will be on a night to night basis.
The water has been shut off in the campground in Fort Casey State Park for the winter. This alert will be updated once the water has been turned back on.
Fort Ebey will be a reservation campground starting on March 1, 2018. You will now be able to reserve your favorite campsite March 1-October 31 once this change happens. Those without reservations will be on a night to night basis.
Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water at each campsite is turned off from November through February. Exact dates are dependent upon the weather. A potable water supply is located in campsite #93
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.
Due to personnel needs the Goldendale Observatory will be closed next weekend, Jan. 26-28th, 2018.
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.
The campground at Illahee State Park is currently closed due to sewer system issues. The day use area will remain open.
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.
Water is currently not available at Jones Island State Park. We are working to repair the problem and apologize for any inconvenience.
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.
The trail system at Leadbetter State Park and the Willapa Bay Wildlife Refuge are impacted by seasonal flooding and are impassable during the winter months.
Equestrian Trails are open
The water at Manchester State Park has been shut off for the winter. This includes the day use areas and the campground. Potable water is available at the dump station.
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...
The trailer dump is closed at Moran until April
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...
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.
Ocean City Camp Loops 2 & 3 are Closed for the Season
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.
The 2 miles of Palouse Falls County road leading into the park are not regularly maintained. During winter, the road can be hazardous. Four-wheel drive or all -wheel drive is highly recommended. Call service in the area is limited.
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.
Water is available at the restroom and the dump station for filling tanks if needed. Water will be turned back on by April 1, 2018.
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...
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...
Washington State Parks has closed the group camp at Sequim Bay State Park due to the instability of the ground, including ongoing shifting and sloughing. The group camp restroom had been sliding towards the bay, and the area was becoming unstable. For...
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.
Due to erratic winter weather conditions at the Butte, the road to the summit will often be inaccessible, and snow drifts will block and obscure the entry road. The roadways are not maintained. Four-wheel drive or all wheel drive may be necessary.
Water will be turned off at Sucia Island between the September 26 and 27th.
The Twin Creek Trail will be closed indefinitely, due to down trees and bridge damage. It is unknown at this time when it might re-open.
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 eastside of Twin Harbors is closed due to flooding. The main gates are shut and signed. Part of the west side of Twin Harbors is still open including the cabins and the yurts. Contact the park with questions. 360-268-1457
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.
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...