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Posted on: December 4, 2017

17-079 2018 State Parks calendar makes a great gift for the holidays and all year long



Sandy Mealing, (360) 902-8559

OLYMPIA – Dec. 4, 2017– The Washington State Parks 2018 wall calendar is now available for purchase.

The 2018 State Parks calendar features brilliant color photos representing some of the park system’s premier and unique features. Many photographs capture spectacular park views, including:

  • A panoramic view of Daroga State Park
  • A fascinating photo of Gardner Cave at Crawford State Park
  • An inviting view at Skagit Island Marine State Park in the San Juan Islands
  • A fairytale scene of a cabin in the woods at Kitsap Memorial State Park
  • A beautiful underwater photo of an opalescent nudibranch at Saltwater State Park
  • A holiday scene at Deception Pass State Park

2018 Washington State Parks Wall CalendarPhotographs are by Vince Streano of Streano/Havens Photography, Megan Kennedy of Rogue Heart Media, Carolyn Schneider of Standing Stones Photography and Design, Drew Collins of Made in Puget Sound, as well as from photographers who submitted photos to the Washington State Parks Foundation photo contest.
The calendar measures 13 inches by 9 inches when closed and opens to a vertical format measuring 13 inches by 18 inches. The calendar sells for $18.99 plus tax and is available for purchase online. To purchase, visit  and enter “calendar” in the search area. A link to the calendar order also is available on the State Parks website at Orders must be made by Dec. 16, for delivery by Christmas.

Calendars also may be purchased at Washington State Parks Headquarters, 1111 Israel Road S.W., Tumwater. For information, call (360) 902-8500.
To submit a photo to the Washington State Parks Foundation photo contest and be considered for inclusion in the 2019 State Parks calendar, visit online at

Note to media: A full color, high- or low-resolution graphic of calendar cover available upon request to Please specify file format and resolution needed.


About Washington State Parks

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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Support state parks by purchasing your annual Discover Pass today, and enjoy a whole year of outdoor fun on Washington’s beautiful state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

1111 Israel Road S.W.
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504-2650

Washington Telecommunications Relay Service: (800) 833-6384

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