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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.

Cama Beach State Park

  1. Cama Beach Winterfest Holiday Dinner & Music!

    December 15, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cama Beach Cama Center

    Join us for an evening filled with wonderful food provided by Cama Beach Cafe' and festive, holiday music featuring the "Heartstrings Band". Reservations recommended - 360.387-3266.

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  2. Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration!

    December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Please join us for our first annual Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration! WINTER BY THE SALISH SEA - Learn about winter marine migrating birds & marine mammals, create a Marine themed ornament and build a Holiday Toy boat. Go on a guided "Night Hike" along the Marine View Trail starting at 4:30pm - remember to bring your flashlight. From 6:00pm to 8:00pm, feast on festive appetizers and drinks provided by Cama Beach Cafe' while enjoying live music provided by the South End String Band.

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  3. Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration!

    December 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Please join us for our first annual Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration! SOLSTICE & YULE - participate in a guided hike on the Marine View Trail Overlook, create a holiday memory making candles, try your hand at Holiday Toy Boat building, and enjoy a traditional Yule Fire at the Cama Beach fire pit (weather permitting).

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  4. Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration!

    December 30, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Please join us for our first annual Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration! ZOMBIES AT THE BEACH - There will be a Zombie face painter ready to make your scariest dreams come true - come dressed as a Zombie and take some awesome 'Green Screen' photos! Build a Zombie Toy Boat and learn to pack a "bug-out bag" and official survival kit for when the real Zombies visit.

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  5. Starlight Low Tide Beach Walk at Camano Island State Park

    December 30, 2017, 7:45 PM - 8:30 PM @ Camano Island State Park

    Please join the Cama Beach Foundation for a Starlight Beach Walk at Camano Island State Park. We will meet near the boat launch 10 minutes prior to start time. Please note sunset is much earlier this time of year so bring a good flashlight with extra batteries. The walk will be on a rocky beach so wear sturdy shoes or boots and be sure to dress for c-c-c-Cold weather. For more information and/or to confirm “iffy weather” dates, you may contact Gary at (360) 572-4130. Please note a Discover Pass is required for this event.

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  6. Starlight Low Tide Beach Walk at Cama Beach State Park

    December 31, 2017, 8:30 PM - 9:15 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

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  7. Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration!

    December 31, 2017, 9:15 PM - 10:30 PM @ Cama Beach State Park

    Please join us to wrap-up our first annual Cama Beach Winterfest Celebration! LIGHTS OUT / STARLIGHT WALK - Take a guided tour on the Marine View Trail Overlook - be sure to bring your flashlight!!

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Deception Pass State Park

  1. Holiday Fun at Deception Pass State Park

    December 16, 2017, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Deception Pass State Park

    Come and celebrate the 3rd annual holiday fundraiser event at Bowman Bay! Enjoy hot chocolate, eat delicious baked goods, see Park cabins covered with lights, take pictures with Santa, and feel warmed by the fire. There will be crafts for the kids and more!

    Remember to wear warm clothes, rain boots, and to bring a flashlight!

    This family-friendly event supports and promotes the Deception Pass Park Foundation’s mission of resource protection through education. All money raised goes to the direct benefit and enhancement of educational programs in the Park.

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Fort Worden State Park

  1. Foundations of Woodworking

    October 2, 2017 - December 22, 2017

    This course will drill deep into the basics, beginning with a firm foundation in understanding wood as a material and incorporates introductory training in a wide range of techniques. You'll leave with a in depth experience of hand tools, practice applications of joinery methods, consider choices for wood selection and working with non-toxic materials, and understand practical planning for designing and executing woodworking projects. The curriculum focuses on imparting skills through a series of projects designed to build on one another in techniques and complexity.

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  2. Furniture Making: Finding your Voice

    October 2, 2017 - December 22, 2017

    This 12 week course is focused on developing the skills that will allow you to start to find your voice as a furniture designer / maker. Design will be the consistent thread through the numerous projects of this class. We will take a hybrid approach to furniture making by blending traditional hand tool techniques with pragmatic use of woodworking machines.

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  3. Fundamentals of Collage and Mixed Media with Anne Schneider

    December 11, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 12, 2017, 12:00 PM

    Mixed Media and Collage class is for beginners and for collage artists who want to broaden their knowledge base and refresh a variety of skills. The first day of the class is about making papers to use the second day in creating two original, abstract, collage-mixed media creations. Papers will be created using acrylic paints, stencils, mark making tools, ghost prints, marbled paper and specialty papers. We will discuss prepping substrates, composition styles, colors, and demonstrate the process of tearing, layering and adhering papers.

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  4. Paint Your Palate: Winter Folk Art with Julie Read

    December 15, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Join Julie Read for an evening of creativity, good food and beverage. All materials and supplies will be provided and you will leave with your very own piece of art!

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  5. Fun with Paper Folding with Mary O'Shaughnessy

    December 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - December 17, 2017, 4:00 PM

    There are so many objects you can make once you learn a few basic folding and pleating techniques: holiday ornaments, jewelry, lampshades, toys, the possibilities are endless. You will use different weight papers, seeing how the same design changes with the paper. You can add paint and explore what can happen when you glue two or more together.

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Lake Sammamish State Park

  1. Habitat Restoration Volunteers Needed at Lake Sammamish State Park

    December 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lake Sammamish State Park

    Come volunteer at Lake Sammamish State Park to help remove invasive species from the area. This will help to restore the habitat for native plants and improve the quality of the area for both wildlife and visitors!

    Meet at the parking lot for Soccer Fields 1-2 at the southeast corner of the park. Volunteer parking passes will be provided.

    Closed-toed shoes and long pants are required. Rain gear and warm clothing is recommended. All tools needed will be supplied.

    After helping to restore the area, snacks and hot beverages will be provided!

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Moran State Park

  1. Winter Wonderland at Moran State Park

    December 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Moran State Park

    Join us at the Cascade Lake day use shelter for an afternoon of crafts. We will string popcorn, cranberries and make pine cones with peanut butter and birdseed. All of the holiday tree decorations will be put on trees outside to feed the birds.

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Rockport State Park

  1. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 15, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  2. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  3. Introduction to Forest Bathing at Rockport State Park

    December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    You are invited to come and learn more about the forest within Rockport State Park with Forest Therapist Michael Stein-Ross. The walk will start off in the Discovery Center before you work your way through the trees. After experiencing the forest, the walk will end in the Discovery Center with a tea ceremony.

    The walk will be about an hour and half long, so be prepared with warm clothes and good walking shoes.

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  4. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  5. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 22, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  6. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  7. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  8. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 29, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  9. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 30, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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  10. Deep Forest Experience in Rockport State Park

    December 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rockport State Park

    Rockport State Park staff and volunteers will lead half-mile, 45-minute walks under a dense canopy of maple trees and old growth fir, cedar and hemlock. Many of the Rockport trees are more than 400 years old and top out at 250 feet. They include the 500-year old Grandmother Cedar.

    During the walks, interpretive staff and guest speakers will discuss the ecosystems that keep forests healthy, including salmon-bearing streams, bird and animal scat and mycorrhizal fungi.

    Participants are encouraged to dress for cold, wet, winter weather, including suitable footwear.

    Visitors can also duck into the family-friendly Discovery Center, enjoy free refreshments and hot cocoa by the woodstove, explore interactive displays, watch nature videos, read books and make crafts.

    Rockport will also offer Junior Ranger programs this winter, which combine age-appropriate opportunities for children to learn, play and protect natural spaces.

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