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  1. Boat launch at Sequim Bay State Park closed until late fall

    Posted on July 23, 2019

    Work has begun at Sequim Bay State Park to replace the retaining wall and make other improvements at the park’s boat launch facility. The project is expected to be completed at the end of November. The boat launch and parking area are closed. Read on...
  2. Peace Arch concert series celebrates traditional music from diverse cultures

    Posted on July 18, 2019

    The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to the annual International Concerts on the Border Series every Saturday in August at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the U.S.- Canadian border in Whatcom County. Read on...
  1. State Parks’ safety vessel, mascot, staff will join Seattle's Torchlight Parade

    Posted on July 17, 2019

    Washington State Parks Boating Program's safety vessel WALTER, mascot Bagley Beaver and staff, including park rangers, will participate in this year's Alaska Airlines Torchlight Parade July 27. Read on...
  2. State Boating Program’s annual campaign focuses on safety for paddlers

    Posted on July 12, 2019

    During Paddle Safe Week, July 21 to 27, the Washington State Parks Boating Program will lead a statewide effort to increase safety awareness among those who kayak, canoe and stand up paddleboard. Read on...
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    Pregnant bats get maternity ward

    People and pets are not the only mammals with camping privileges at Fort Casey Historical State Park. Staff recently installed two handmade bat boxes for the park’s bat maternity colony. More info...
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    State Parks Guide

    Planning your spring/summer getaway to state parks? Then get your Washington State Parks Guide to help make planning easy! This beautiful, 360+ page guide features hundreds of full-color photos and a ton of park information. Read More