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  1. 15-042 Celebrate ShellFest 2015 at Twanoh State Park

    State Parks and the Washington State Parks Foundation invites the public to attend ShellFest 2015 at Twanoh State Park in Mason County. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 11. Read on...
  2. 15-041 Campfires prohibited in all state parks

    Effective immediately, all state parks and ocean beach areas managed by State Parks are prohibited until further notice due to extreme heat and dry conditions. The ban is part of a statewide effort to prevent human-caused wildfires. Read on...
  3. 15-040 Open house celebrates new Sunset Beach Bathhouse at Lake Sammamish State Park

    The Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park will host an open house to celebrate the completion of the park’s new Sunset Beach Bathhouse. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at Lake Sammamish State Park. Read on...
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  1. Cape Disappointment State Park
    Cape Disappointment State Park is a 1,882-acre camping park on the Long Beach Peninsula, fronted by the Pacific Ocean. The park offers two miles of ocean beach, two lighthouses, an interpretive center and hiking trails. Visitors enjoy exploring the area's rich natural and cultural history. The park store offers gifts, ice, wood, fishing gear and other camper essentials. 
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  1. How a possible government shutdown will affect state parks

    In the unlikely event the Legislature does not enact state budgets by June 30, Washington State Parks must suspend operations and close all parks. For more information about what that means to you as a state parks visitor or reservation holder, learn more here.