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  1. Gov. Inslee appoints new member to State Parks and Recreation Commission

    Posted on July 29, 2021

    This month, Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Mary “Laurie” Connelly of Spokane as the newest member of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Read on...
  2. Squilchuck State Park prepares for fall forest health project

    Posted on July 20, 2021

    Washington State Parks will conduct forest thinning at Squilchuck State Park, beginning this fall. The project will reduce wildfire risk and improve the health of the park’s forests. Read on...
  1. State Parks Boating Program shares tips for paddlesport safety

    Posted on July 14, 2021

    Paddle Safe Week runs from July 18 through July 24. The campaign encourages people to learn about safe paddling practices and how to put them to use on the water this summer and year-round. Read on...
  2. State Parks to begin mooring buoy repair project throughout Puget Sound

    Posted on July 12, 2021

    Contracted buoy repair work begins July 12, 2021 at locations in the San Juan Islands, and will continue through the summer. Learn more about these scheduled repairs, which will affect moorage availability. Read on...
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  1. Washington State Parks Gift Card

    New! Washington State Parks Gift Cards

    Give the gift of the great outdoors! Electronic and plastic gift cards are now available for all the adventurers in your life! They are reloadable and good for reservations, parks merchandise and more. Learn more and get yours today! LEARN MORE