Novel Coronavirus - COVID 19

Novel coronavirus – COVID 19 update

Update as of April 3, 2020

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the state departments of Natural Resources and Fish and Wildlife announced the extended closure of state lands to the public through May 4. The closure coincides with the extension of Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy,” order.

This action is a continuation of the state’s efforts to protect residents by stemming the spread of the coronavirus. This extension will apply to all camping on state lands, boat launches and water-access sites, wildlife areas, and day-use recreation areas. 

Campers who have state parks reservations through May 4 will be notified and offered a full refund. 

People should continue to practice social distancing and good hygiene when outdoors and continue to stay as close to home as possible. The agencies will continue to monitor this issue and will keep you updated to the latest updates. 

View previous COVID-19 updates.