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  1. Washington State Parks overhauls reservation system

    Posted on January 23, 2019

    As of last week, people planning outings and vacations at Washington state parks have a new, simplified online booking tool to help them. The agency launched an updated central reservations system on Jan. 16. Read on...
  2. State Parks proposes new bridge crossing to improve safety on Willapa Hills Trail

    Posted on January 18, 2019

    Public invited to learn more about the proposed pedestrian bridge on a section of Willapa Hills State Park Trail. The proposed bridge will improve safety for non-motorized recreationists and vehicles alike. Read on...
  1. Parks Commission meets next week in Tacoma

    Posted on January 17, 2019

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will convene its first regular meeting of 2019 on Thursday, Jan. 24, in Tacoma. Read on...
  2. Winter programs return to Rockport State Park

    Posted on December 20, 2018

    Washington State Parks invites people of all ages to experience an ancient forest January and February at Rockport State Park through guided hikes, educational programming and interpretive activities. Read on...
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  1. 2019 Washington State Parks Calendar Cover Image

    2019 State Parks wall calendar on sale

    The 2019 State Parks wall calendar is now on sale and features brilliant color photos representing some of the park system’s premier and unique features. Calendars sell for $20.99 plus tax. Order by Dec. 17 to ensure delivery in time for Christmas. Read on...