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  1. 14-061 State Parks Commission regular meeting - Sept. 18, 2014

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces its regular meeting next week in Ilwaco. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Ilwaco Heritage Museum, 115 Lake St. S.E., Ilwaco. Read on...
  2. 14-060 Washington State Parks announces ‘free day’ for Sept. 27

    Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission wants the public to know that Sat., Sept. 27 day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks. The ‘free day’ is in recognition of the 21st anniversary of National Public Lands Day. Read on...
  3. 14-059 Riverside State Park hosts open house for new equestrian arena, Sept. 27

    WA State Parks and the Riverside State Park Foundation, along with several equestrian groups, invite the public to an open house celebrating the newly completed equestrian arena. Read on...
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  1. State Parks - Subway Promotion
    Washington State Parks is partnering with SUBWAY® restaurants for the second year in a row to promote Washington's great outdoors. This year, the State Parks and SUBWAY® restaurants partnership, Walk in the Park, runs through Sept. 30 and rewards Discover Pass holders in all 435 SUBWAY® restaurants located in 16 counties throughout Western Washington. 

    Anyone who visits participating SUBWAY® restaurants and shows their Discover Pass through Sept. 30 will receive a voucher for a free regular six-inch sandwich with the purchase of a regular six-inch sandwich of equal or greater value and a 30 oz. drink. 

    More info.

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  1. State Parks Campfire Restrictions 
    Updated: Aug. 28, 2014

    With dry conditions and a high potential for wildfires across the state, some parks may have restrictions or outright bans on campfires. We appreciate your cooperation!
    To stay informed on changes, visit individual park pages and please read our social media sites for news about how wildfires might be affecting state parks.


    For updates on road closures, check WSDOT's Travel Alerts.

    For the latest wildfire information, visit the Incident Information System.

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