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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year. You can submit your state park event via email to get it placed on the calendar. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks and state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit the Discover Pass website.

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  1. Calendar Overlay Cama Beach State Park (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay Deception Pass State Park (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay Fort Worden State Park (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Lake Easton State Park (2)
  5. Calendar Overlay Moran State Park (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Palouse Falls State Park (1)
  7. Calendar Overlay Peace Arch State Park (1)
  8. Calendar Overlay Seaquest State Park (1)
  9. Calendar Overlay State Park Free Days (1)

Cama Beach State Park

  1. Ranger Talk

    August 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach Vacation Houses

    A Park Ranger brings cool stuff out to a table in front of the historic store and interacts with guests on what the items are and how they were used. Items that could be on the table include: a whale rib, red tail hawk (stuffed), a beaver (stuffed), whale lice, and many other items the Ranger thinks are cool.

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Deception Pass State Park

  1. Junior Ranger activities and ceremony

    August 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Children ages four and up may turn in their completed Junior Ranger booklets and become Washington State Parks Junior Rangers during a special Junior Ranger ceremony. Park staff will host activities at 10 a.m. Ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. br>
    The self-guided Junior Ranger program encourages children to discover the natural and cultural wonders of Washington through exploration, games, volunteerism and creative activities. Junior Ranger booklets can be picked up at any Deception Pass program or in the park office.

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  2. Discovery Center hands-on activities

    August 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    The Discovery Center offers hands-on activities. Located in a historic Civilian Conservation Corps bathhouse at Rosario Beach, the center plays host to tidepool specimens, microscopes and more. The Discovery Center is sponsored by the Deception Pass Park Foundation.

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Fort Worden State Park

  1. Learn to Paint Using Acrylics with Julie Read

    August 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 18, 2019, 1:00 PM

    Learn to paint using acrylics in this 6-week course. Students will explore a range of acrylic painting techniques to create soft images inspired by nature, and also bold, bright, wild creations that acrylics are known for. Each assignment will guide students step-by-step through planning for a painting, preparing surfaces for paint, and finishing a completed painting.

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  2. Coopering

    August 24, 2019, 9:00 AM - August 25, 2019, 5:00 PM

    In this two-day class you'll make a bucket from Douglas Fir or from other old growth wood salvaged from old buildings or some other high quality softwood.

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Lake Easton State Park

  1. Junior Ranger program

    August 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM @ Lake Easton State Park

    Join staff for a fun Junior Ranger program at the amphitheater. Kids must bring an adult.

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  2. Discovery time

    August 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lake Easton State Park

    Informal program on various topics. Come for a minute or for an hour - it's up to you!

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Moran State Park

  1. Stone tower tour

    August 25, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Mt. Constitution tower

    Learn about the fascinating history of the iconic Mt. Constitution stone tower. The tour will be led by a dedicated tower expert, Rolf Eriksen. Wear walking shoes if you plan to take the tour to the top of the stone tower and be prepared for original stone steps. This activity is for all ages; young children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  2. Bird CSI

    August 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cascade Shelter

    Discover the secret life of birds through an exploration of the evidence birds leave behind. Led by ornithologist Kim Middleton. Great for all ages.

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Palouse Falls State Park

  1. Palouse Falls State Park Interpretive Talks

    August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Palouse Falls State Park

    Palouse Falls interpretive talks 2pm, meet at lower parking lot, every Sunday until end of September

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Peace Arch State Park

  1. Radost Folk Ensemble & Dunava Concert

    August 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Peace Arch State Park

    The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to the annual International Concerts on the Border Series at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the U.S.- Canadian border in Whatcom County.
    Since 1976, Radost Folk Ensemble has presented the dance, music and song of Eastern Europe throughout the Pacific Northwest. The Radost repertoire includes the traditions of Croatia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia, Ukraine and Russia with authentic costumes and live music on traditional instruments. Joining the Ensemble is Dunava, a Seattle-based women's vocal ensemble specializing in the a cappella folk music of Eastern Europe. Founded in 2005, the group is made up of singers from diverse musical backgrounds who share a passion for complex and beautiful harmonies. The choir's repertoire includes songs from the Balkans as well as other Slavic countries and the Caucasus.

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Seaquest State Park

  1. Morning guided forest walk

    August 25, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Seaquest State Park

    Meet at the playground in the day-use area. This 1-mile, flat-terrain guided walk will take visitors through the rich understory of forest plants and beneath towering tall trees. Along the way, learn about the park’s ecosystem and the critters that call this place home. Visitors of all ages are welcome. ** All programs are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather, staffing ability and attendance levels. **

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State Park Free Days

  1. State Parks Discover Pass Free Day

    August 25, 2019, All Day

    To celebrate the National Park Service's 103rd birthday, today is a State Parks "free day" when a Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. Please note, free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities). A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington state departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife on these days.

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