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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Public invited to learn about recommendations for Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks

Meeting scheduled for Jan. 29, in Pateros

OLYMPIA – Jan.  15, 2020 – Washington State Parks will hold a public meeting to share preliminary recommendations for recreation and land use at Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks, both located in Okanogan county.

WHAT
Public meeting: Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks recreation planning.

WHO
State park planners, area field staff, community members, stakeholders and other interested parties.

WHEN
5 – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 29

WHERE
Pateros Fire Station
191 Industrial Way
Pateros
Driving directions

BACKGROUND
Last May, State Parks planners began meeting with the public and stakeholders to develop long-term recreation and land-use plans for Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks. In October, agency staff held another meeting to introduce several planning alternatives for the public to review and provide feedback. The Jan. 29 meeting brings the agency closer to developing final recommendations, which staff will present at a future meeting of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

Please note: Documents specific to the Jan. 29 meeting, including the draft recommendations, will be posted by the week of the meeting here. For additional questions, contact Melinda Posner, project lead, at (360) 902-8671.

News media contacts:
Melinda Posner, project lead, (360) 902-8671
Toni Droscher, Communications Office, (360) 902-8604

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About Washington State Parks

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages more than 100 state parks and properties totaling approximately 120,000 acres. The Commission provides a variety of recreation opportunities for citizens and provides stewardship protection for a diverse array of natural, cultural and historic resources. State Parks’ statewide programs include long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation.

 News release number: 20-002

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