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  1. State Parks Commission to meet next week

    Posted on April 6, 2021

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its next regular meeting virtually on Thursday, April 15. A work session is scheduled for April 14. Read on...
  2. Goldendale Observatory reopens April 24

    Posted on April 6, 2021

    Washington State Parks will reopen the newly renovated Goldendale Observatory April 24, on a limited schedule and by online registration only. Read on...
  1. Check Out Washington program now serves libraries statewide

    Posted on March 30, 2021

    Washington State Parks and the Washington State Library have expanded the Check Out Washington program to libraries across the state. More than 450 libraries now offer Discover Passes to their patrons. Read on...
  2. State Parks announces two free days in April

    Posted on March 29, 2021

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the spring season and Earth Day with two free days at state parks in April. On free days, visitors do not need a Discover Pass for day-use parking. Read on...
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    To gather again! Group camping and other facilities begin reopening

    State Parks is reopening group camps, day-use facilities and more starting March 22. Due to COVID, some capacity restrictions will apply, but you can reserve your spot starting March 18. Make the most of spring — plan your small-group gathering today! LEARN MORE