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  1. 17-077 Cama Beach State Park hosts Winterfest activities throughout December

    Washington State Parks, the Cama Beach Foundation and partners invite the public to get in the holiday spirit with a December full of fun, family-friendly activities at Cama Beach Historical State Park on Camano Island. Read on...
  2. 17-076 Rockport State Park hosts guided hikes, Junior Ranger activities through the winter

    Washington State Parks invites the public to experience an ancient forest this winter at Rockport State Park, through guided hikes, educational programming and interpretive activities for all ages. Read on...
  3. 17-075 State Parks considering long-term boundary revisions for two Orcas Island parks

    Washington State Parks is beginning a public process to consider expanding the long-term park boundaries of Moran and Obstruction Pass state parks on Orcas Island. The public is invited to a kickoff meeting Nov. 29, in Eastsound. Read on...
  4. 17-074 Commission will set guiding principles for Parks’ long-term capital plan

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will be asked to establish guiding principles, assumptions and goals for developing a 10-year capital plan at its next meeting, Nov. 16, in Westport. Read on...
  5. 17-073 State’s Boating Program encourages hunters to boat safely

    With the recent opening of waterfowl and upland game hunting seasons, Washington State Parks’ Boating Program wants people who hunt from boats to be safe and know the boating laws before they head out on the water. Read on...
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