Parks status

Updated mask Policy

May 19, 2021

Per updated CDC and state COVID policy, our mask requirements are as follow:

  • Visitors will be required to wear masks in public facilities, which include our region offices, park offices, interpretive centers, indoor concession facilities and so forth. 
  • Visitor mask use will NOT be enforced outdoors – including in outdoor facilities.
  • Public mask wearing is encouraged in restrooms.
  • Visitors should continue to comply with all local, state and national COVID policies.

Group Camps and day-use shelters

Nearly 55 group camps in 52 state parks have reopened. The remaining group camps will open at the time they normally open for the season. Additionally, 88 day-use shelters in 57 state parks have reopened and the rest will reopen at the normal time they would for the season. 

Occupancy at group camps and day-use shelters will be limited to 50 people, with no limits on numbers of households.  

Visitors should check individual park web pages for more information, or contact the reservation system at 888-CAMPOUT (888-226-7688), or washington.goingtocamp.com

PLEASE NOTE:

  • The lobby at Washington State Parks Headquarters in Tumwater is now open. Visitors must wear a mask, Lobby visitor occupancy is limited to four people at a time, and one person per party/group. Please visit our Contact Us page for more information.
  • Our Eastern Region office in Wenatchee and Northwest Region office in Burlington are currently CLOSED to the public due to COVID 19. If you need assistance, visit our Contact Us page for more information.
  • Our call center is contacting campers whose reservations are needing to be changed or canceled.
  • Open marine parks on uninhabited islands in San Juan County include transient use of moorage and bouys.
  • If a roofed accommodation is not listed below, it is not open at this time.
  • Many interpretive centers are reopening in the spring of 2021 at a reduced capacity of 50% or 400 occupants, whichever is less. Some will be open by appointment only and will require a reservation to visit. Please check the individual interpretive center web pages for details. 
  • Check in time for roofed accommodations has been changed to 4 p.m. to allow for more cleaning due to COVID 19.
  • Other restrictions may be in effect at individual parks.

OTHER PARKS AMMENITIES:

Some parks facilities remain closed due to COVID 19. Below are the open/closed status of individual parks roofed accommodations and interpretive centers.

Open cabins, yurts and rustic shelters

Link to cabins, yurts and rustic shelters

  • Battleground Lake. (cabins)
  • Bayview (cabins)
  • Belfair (cabins)
  • Brooks Memorial (rustic shelters)
  • Cama Beach (cabins)
  • Camano Island (cabins)
  • Cape Disappointment (cabins & yurts)
  • Conconully (cabins)
  • Dash Point (cabins)
  • Deception Pass (cabins - EXCEPT Ben Ure cabin remains closed for the season)
  • Dosewallips (cabins)
  • Fields Spring (cabins& teepees)
  • Grayland Beach (yurts)
  • Ike Kinswa (cabins)
  • Kanaskat Palmer (yurts)
  • Kitsap Memorial (cabins)
  • Lewis & Clark Trail (teepees)
  • Lincoln Rock (cabins)
  • Mount Spokane (rustic shelters)
  • Pacific Beach (yurts)
  • Paradise Point. (yurts)
  • Pearrygin
  • Potholes (cabins)
  • Rasar (cabins)
  • Riverside (cabins)
  • Seaquest (yurts)
  • Steamboat (cabins)
  • Twin Harbors (cabins & yurts)
  • Wallace Falls (cabins)

Open vacation houses

Link to vacation houses

  • Ft. Flagler (Waterway ONLY)
  • Cape Disappointment
  • Fort Columbia (Scarborough House 10 occupants ONLY)
  • Millersylvania
  • Moran
  • Pearrygin Lake (weekends only)

interpretive centers

Many interpretive centers are reopening in the spring of 2021 at a reduced capacity of 50% or 400 occupants, whichever is less. Some will be open by appointment only and will require a reservation to visit. Please check the individual interpretive center web pages for details.