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  1. 14-018 State Parks announces dedication of new fishing pier at Steamboat Rock State Park

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the dedication of a new ADA-accessible fishing pier at Steamboat Rock State Park. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 28, at the boat launch on Banks Lake. Read on...
  2. 14-017 State Parks announces dedication of Rock Trail at Larrabee State Park

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to a dedication and opening ceremony for Rock Trail at Larrabee State Park. The opening event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26 in Bellingham. Read on...
  3. 14-016 Public invited to help with updated master plan for Kopachuck State Park

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to a second workshop to develop an updated master plan for Kopachuck State Park. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 30, at Kopachuck Middle School, Gig Harbor. Read on...
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  1. Park Spotlight

    Take a video tour of Beacon Rock State Park! Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Beacon Rock is the core of an ancient volcano. The mile-long trail to its summit provides outstanding panoramic views of the Columbia River Gorge. The park has more than 20 miles of roads and trails open to hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use.

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  1. Welcome to our new website!
    State Parks rings in the 2014 season with a brand new site to help you plan your adventures. Enjoy Google maps, improved navigation and more photos than ever before. Plus, you can sign up online to receive notifications about news and happenings in your state parks.

    So come on in, take a look around our new site and let us know what you think! Send comments and suggestions via e-mail: website@parks.wa.gov.

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