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  2. Park Stories
  3. Accomplishments
  1. Public invited to learn about recommendations for Southeastern state parks

    Washington State Parks will share recommendations for long-term recreation and land use for three Southeastern Washington state parks at a public meeting. The three parks are Lyons Ferry, Lewis and Clark Trail and Palouse Falls. Read on...
  2. Fields Spring State Park to undergo fall forest health project

    Washington State Parks will conduct forest thinning at Fields Spring State Park beginning this fall. The project will reduce wildfire risk and improve the health of the park’s forests. Read on...
  3. Overpass construction begins on Willapa Hills Trail

    A 1-mile section of the Willapa Hills Trail has closed for construction. On Sept. 20 contractors for State Parks began work on an overpass spanning State Route 6 where the trail intersects the highway. The project will last approximately one year. Read on...
  4. State Parks Commission to hold special meeting tomorrow

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a special meeting tomorrow. Read on...
  5. Moorage dock at Sequim Bay State Park closes permanently

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will permanently close the moorage dock at Sequim Bay State Park on Sept. 15. Read on...
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