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  1. State parks seek volunteers for 2020

    Posted on December 11, 2019

    The Washington State Parks Volunteer Program has exciting opportunities in 2020 for people who want to give back to state parks. The program is looking for volunteers to provide their time and talent in a variety of ways. Read on...
  2. State Parks offers two free days in January

    Posted on December 9, 2019

    Washington State Parks will offer two free days in January: Jan. 1, New Year's Day, and Jan. 20, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday holiday. No Discover Pass required for day-use visits on these days. Read on...
  1. State Parks Commission to meet next week in Tukwila for 2020 planning

    Posted on November 27, 2019

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold it's annual planning meeting Dec. 4 and 5 in Tukwila to discuss 2020 work plans and priorities and the agency's draft strategic plan among other items. Read on...
  2. State Parks, partners offer youth snowmobile safety class

    Posted on November 19, 2019

    The Washington State Parks Winter Recreation Program, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Wenatchee Recreation Club are offering a free snowmobile safety class to young snowmobilers Dec. 14, in Leavenworth. Read on...
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  1. 2020 First Day Hikes

    2020 First Day Hikes

    It's time to plan your First Day Hike! This year we have more hikes than ever — so many we're splitting the information into three blogs on Adventure Awaits. Start a healthy New Year's tradition, and hike, bike, ski and snowshoe your way into 2020! More info...