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  1. State Parks Commission to hold special meeting on Jan. 21

    Posted on January 14, 2021

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a special virtual meeting Jan. 21, to discuss and select candidates to interview for the state park director position. Read on...
  2. Take a guided snowshoe hike this winter at Lake Easton State Park

    Posted on January 13, 2021

    Washington State Parks invites the public to enjoy guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton State Park. Guided hikes take place Saturdays and Sundays starting this weekend through February. Read on...
  1. Sno-Park use soars — causing congestion, questions

    Posted on December 31, 2020

    Washington State Parks' Winter Recreation Program offers tips for outdoor enthusiasts to plan for crowded conditions at Sno-Parks. Read on...
  2. UPDATE: Parks staff releases environmental determination of U.S. Navy training permit application

    Posted on December 22, 2020

    Washington State Parks today released a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (MDNS) finding for the U.S. Navy’s application to conduct special operations training at 28 state parks in western Washington. Read on...
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  1. 11.18.20 WR blog snowmobiles at Crystal

    The snow is falling! Are you ready?

    Winter 2020 is shaping up to be a great snow season! It's also going to be a bit different. Find out how Sno-Parks are gearing up to help you stay safe and recreate responsibly what you will need — and need to know — before you hit the slopes! Learn more on our Adventure Awaits blog!
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    Live from Goldendale Observatory: Weekly (Virtual) Programming

    Join State Parks Interpretive Specialist Troy Carpenter for a glimpse into the universe through our #GoldendaleObservations programs on our YouTube channel! Troy’s one-hour presentations from our award-winning observatory are live at 7 p.m. every Sunday.