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  1. Winter Recreation Program encourages responsible snowmobiling

    Posted on November 16, 2021

    State Parks' Winter Recreation Program joins members of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association and snowmobilers in promoting responsible snowmobile etiquette through a national "Take the Pledge" campaign. Read on...
  2. State land agencies announce 2022 free days

    Posted on November 10, 2021

    Washington State Parks has designated the free days in 2022 when visitors will not need a Discover Pass to park at state parks and on recreation lands. Read on...
  1. State Parks Commission to meet in Vancouver

    Posted on November 9, 2021

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular in-person commission meeting Thursday, Nov. 18, in Vancouver. Read on...
  2. Pass Lake reopens for fishing, recreation

    Posted on November 3, 2021

    Pass Lake, a popular destination in Deception Pass State Park, has reopened for winter fishing and recreation. The lake had closed in August, 2021 when high concentrations of toxic algae were discovered. Read on...
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  1. Camping Reservation Alert

    NEW! Campsite Availability Notifications

    DING! Your favorite spot is available! You can now sign up to receive notifications for when that favorite campsite, cabin, day-use facility or marina is open! Get the jump on your next Washington State Parks adventure - sign up for notifications today! Learn More
  2. 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