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  1. 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...
  2. State Parks Commission to meet next week in Wenatchee

    Posted on November 13, 2019

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its next regular commission meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21, in Wenatchee. Read on...
  1. Public invited to view transit of Mercury at newly renovated Goldendale Observatory

    Posted on October 30, 2019

    The giant telescope at Goldendale Observatory State Park Heritage Site will provide a special viewing of the transit of Mercury Nov. 11 – a celestial event that won’t happen again until 2032. The park also will be open on a limited basis through 2019. Read on...
  2. State Parks announces final free days for 2019

    Posted on October 29, 2019

    Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer its two final free days of 2019 on Nov. 11 and 29. On these free days, day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass for vehicle access. Read on...
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    Give the gift of state parks!

    Looking for the perfect present for the outdoor enthusiast on your list? Why not give the gift of the great outdoors? Our State Parks store has an array of great products to fit any budget or interest. Wrap up your holiday giving today at state parks More info...