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  1. Winter programs return to Rockport State Park

    Posted on December 20, 2018

    Washington State Parks invites people of all ages to experience an ancient forest January and February at Rockport State Park through guided hikes, educational programming and interpretive activities. Read on...
  2. State Parks reservations system temporarily out of service Jan. 8 to 15

    Posted on December 19, 2018

    Washington State Parks’ online reservation system will be down from Wednesday, Jan. 8 through Tuesday, Jan. 15, as the agency puts the finishing touches on a new and improved system to be launched Jan. 16. Read on...
  1. State Parks offers two free days in January

    Posted on December 18, 2018

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering two free days in January, when visitors to state parks will not need a Discover Pass for day-use visits: Jan. 1 and Jan. 21. Read on...
  2. Take a guided snowshoe hike this winter at Lake Wenatchee State Park

    Posted on December 17, 2018

    The staff at Lake Wenatchee State Park invites the public to participate in family-friendly guided snowshoe hikes on special days in January and February. Read on...
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  1. Reservation system update

    State Parks’ online reservation system will be down from Jan. 8 through 15 as the agency transitions to an upgraded system. All state park overnight accommodations will be first come, first served, and payable by cash that week. Read on...
  2. 2019 Washington State Parks Calendar Cover Image

    2019 State Parks wall calendar on sale

    The 2019 State Parks wall calendar is now on sale and features brilliant color photos representing some of the park system’s premier and unique features. Calendars sell for $20.99 plus tax. Order by Dec. 17 to ensure delivery in time for Christmas. Read on...