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  1. State Parks announces 2019 Waikiki Beach summer concert series

    Posted on May 23, 2019

    Washington State Parks announces the summer lineup of Waikiki Beach Concert Series at Cape Disappointment State Park. The free performances run every Saturday from June 8 - Aug. 4. Read on...
  2. Washington State Parks named finalist for 2019 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

    Posted on May 23, 2019

    Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is a finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. The Grand Plaque Award will be announced in September. Read on...
  1. Long-term planning begins for two state parks in North Central Washington

    Posted on May 22, 2019

    The public is invited to help shape the future of Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks, located in Okanogan county. Two meetings will kick off this planning process: June 12, in Pateros and June 13, in Bridgeport. Read on...
  2. Experience the history of the fur trade years at Riverside State Park

    Posted on May 21, 2019

    The Friends of Spokane House (FOSH) and Riverside State Park rangers will present a weekend of local fur trade history from the years 1810 through 1826 at the 2019 Fur Trade Symposium and Encampment June 8 - 9, in Riverside State Park. Read on...
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    Pregnant bats get maternity ward

    People and pets are not the only mammals with camping privileges at Fort Casey Historical State Park. Staff recently installed two handmade bat boxes for the park’s bat maternity colony. More info...
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    State Parks Guide

    Planning your spring/summer getaway to state parks? Then get your Washington State Parks Guide to help make planning easy! This beautiful, 360+ page guide features hundreds of full-color photos and a ton of park information. Read More