Contacts:Meryl Lipman, (360) 902-8557Ranger Steve Dippery, (360) 796-4415
Events include wildlife visits, edible plants, children’s stories and stargazingOLYMPIA – April 27, 2017 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces its summer schedule of entertaining, intriguing and educational evening interpretive programs at Dosewallips State Park, on the western shore of Hood Canal, south of Brinnon.
The interpretive programs run from May 6 through Sept. 30, at the amphitheater in Dosewallips State Park, 306996 Highway 101, Brinnon. (Directions)Programs include interactive workshops on poisonous plants and stinging insects, edible plants and berries, nocturnal animals of the area, history of the park and stories of Smokey Bear. Family-friendly activities include guided walks to explore salmon life cycles and visits from rescued wildlife. Programs include games and interactions with different specimens. Unless otherwise indicated, the following programs will take place at 8 p.m. in the Dosewallips State Park amphitheater:
In addition to the above events, the park will also show movies for children at 8 p.m. on May 27, July 1 and Sept. 2. For more details about the programs at Dosewallips, contact Ranger Steve Dippery at (360) 796-4415. Dosewallips programs—and other state park events—are also listed on Washington State Parks calendar of events.
About Dosewallips State Park
Dosewallips State Park, 60 miles north of Olympia, is a freshwater/saltwater park that that attracts day, overnight and Olympic Peninsula road trip visitors. The 1,000-acre, year-round camping park features 5 miles of shoreline on Hood Canal and the Dosewallips River. The park’s shell-strewn delta will delight clam-diggers, anglers, boaters, birders and beach explorers. The park features riverside campsites, cabins and five-person platform tents. More information about the park is here: http://parks.state.wa.us/499/Dosewallips
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages more than 100 state parks and properties totaling approximately 120,000 acres. The Commission provides a variety of recreation opportunities for citizens and provides stewardship protection for a diverse array of natural, cultural and historic resources. State Parks’ statewide programs include long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation.
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