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  1. Boating Program reminds public to be safe on the water

    Posted on August 11, 2020

    In light of recent drownings across the state, the Washington State Parks Boating Program urges boaters to be safe on the water and to wear life jackets at all times. Learn more tips to keep you and other boaters safe. Read on...
  2. Public invited to learn about State Parks’ draft ADA transition plan

    Posted on August 4, 2020

    Washington State Parks invites the public to a virtual meeting to learn about the agency’s plan to improve accessibility at state parks. The meeting will be held virtually at 6 p.m. Aug. 18, via Zoom. Read on...
  1. State Parks asks visitors to avoid crowded parks this summer

    Posted on July 24, 2020

    Washington State Parks is asking the public to follow the Guidelines for Responsible Recreation when planning a trip to a state park this summer. When parks are crowded, and parking lots are full, visitors should go somewhere else Read on...
  2. State Parks takes action to minimize crowding at two parks in Chelan county

    Posted on July 24, 2020

    Beginning today, Washington State Parks will limit the number of visitors at two popular state parks in Chelan county — Lake Wenatchee and Lake Chelan. This measure is to avoid overcrowding during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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  1. Interpretive Specialist David McWalter poses in front of Dry Falls area

    Live from Washington State Parks: Virtual interpretive programs!

    We're bringing the outside in! Most of our interpretive centers are closed due to COVID-19. But our interpretive specialists are connecting you with virtual programs on our via Facebook Live. Join our #AskaWaRanger or #GoldendaleObservations programs! FIND US ON FACEBOOK
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