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Alta Lake State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 12:30 PM

Alta Lake Park closed until further notice due to wildfire

Alta Lake State Park closed until further notice due to wildfire in the area . Our reservation system will be contacting those with reservations through Monday 8/31 to arrange for refunds.
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Anderson Lake State Park

1 Alert
May 7, 2015

WARNING : Lake Closure

Anderson Lake is closed to all water related activities including fishing due to high levels of anatoxin. All people, pets, and horses should avoid contact or consumption of lake water. The park is still open for day use.

Battle Ground Lake State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Bay View State Park

2 Alerts
June 23, 2015 12:03 PM

Day Use Area - A portion of the day use area is closed- Beach access remains open

The day use area is currently undergoing a restoration project which includes reseeding the lawn area. Due to the project, a portion of the day use grass field is closed, however there is still beach access on the trails.

November 25, 2013 12:44 PM

No Shellfish Harvesting

Until further notice, there is no shellfish harvesting at Bay View State Park.

Beacon Rock State Park

2 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Beacon Rock open for technical rock climbing on the south, southwest and southeast faces.

Beacon Rock will open for technical rock climbing starting July 15, 2015. The Peregrine Falcons have fledged and the south, southwest and southeast faces will be available for technical rock climbing. The east face is permanently closed for the protection...

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June 23, 2015

SR 14 Chip Seal Project - 6th Street to Bingen

During the summer of 2015, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will resurface 45 miles of pavement along State Route 14 from Washougal to Bingen

Belfair State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Birch Bay State Park

1 Alert
July 20, 2015 4:45 PM

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Blake Island State Park

3 Alerts
June 4, 2015

No Water at the West Camp Ground and West Restroom is Closed Until Further Notice

Currently there is no water at the West Campground and the West Restroom is closed until further notice, due to a water leak. A vault toilet is temporarily available for use. Once the leak is located and repaired, water to the campground will be...

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May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

November 25, 2013 12:55 PM

Buoy Limits

Moorage and rafting limits on the two South End Buoys are restricted to 36 feet. Boats 37-feet and longer are prohibited from using these buoys. Limits are posted on the buoys.

Blind Island State Park

0 Alerts
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Bogachiel State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Bottle Beach State Park

1 Alert
November 25, 2013 1:14 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on the beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Bridgeport State Park

1 Alert
July 15, 2015

Propane portable campfire pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions.

Bridle Trails State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Brooks Memorial State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Burn Ban - EA Washington Parks

1 Alert
June 26, 2015 2:55 PM

Burn Ban List

For updated burn ban information at Eastern Washington state parks, view the burn ban list.

Burn Ban - NW Washington Parks

1 Alert
June 26, 2015 2:58 PM

Burn Ban List

For updated burn ban information at Northwest Washington state parks, view the burn ban list.

Burn Ban - SW Washington Parks

1 Alert
June 26, 2015 2:52 PM

Burn Ban List

For updated burn ban information at Southwest Washington state parks, view the burn ban list.

Cama Beach State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Camano Island State Park

2 Alerts
July 9, 2015 12:33 PM

North Beach Picnic Area to Close July 13 - August 3.

The North Beach picnic area at Camano Island State Park is scheduled to be closed July 13th through August 3rd for the waterline replacement project. Due to infrastructure limitations and project constraints, when the picnic area reopens in August, the...

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June 17, 2015 1:57 PM

Construction

Camano Island State Park is receiving a new water system this summer. Work is finishing in the campground and cabin area, expect possible delays as new water pipe is installed throughout the rest of the park.

Camp Wooten Environmental Learning Center

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Cape Disappointment State Park

3 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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April 13, 2015

North Jetty Closed to All Public Access West of Gravel Road, April13, 2015 to September 30, 2015

The North Jetty will be closed to all public access west of the gravel road, from April 13, 2015 to September 30, 2015.

Visitors to Cape Disappointment State Park will not be allowed to access the jetty from Benson Beach.

November 25, 2013 3:13 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on the beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Centennial Trail State Park

1 Alert
October 7, 2014 9:57 PM

Centennial Trail - will be closed between N. Sullivan Road and E. Mission Avenue

Centennial Trail - will be closed between N. Sullivan Road and E. Mission Avenue between 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM daily, Tuesday, October 7, 2014 through Friday, October 10, 2014. Signs will direct Trail users to detour route along Indiana Avenue during the...

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Clark Island State Park

0 Alerts
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Columbia Hills State Park

0 Alerts
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Columbia Plateau Trail

1 Alert
June 30, 2015 3:52 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Conconully State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 9:00 AM

Conconully State Park is closed until further notice due to a wildfire in the area

Conconully State Park is closed until further notice due to a wildfire in the area. Our reservation system will be contacting those with reservations through Monday 8/31 to arrange for refunds.
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Crawford State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Curlew Lake State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 12:30 PM

Curlew Lake State Park – Closed due to air quality from fires in the area

Curlew Lake State Park – Closed closed until further notice due to air quality from fires in the area. Our reservation system will be contacting those with reservations through Monday 8/31/15 to arrange for refunds.
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Cutts Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 19, 2015

No Fires Allowed at Anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

May 7, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Oyster Season open year round.
Clam Season open year round.

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Daroga State Park

1 Alert
November 26, 2013 8:06 AM

Reservations Required

Camping at Daroga has changed from first-come, first-served to reservation camping. Reservations can be made nine months in advance. The season for reservations this year is May 15 - September 15.

Dash Point State Park

2 Alerts
March 20, 2015 3:27 PM

Dash Point Trails - Temporary Closure

Beginning Monday, March 23rd, crews will be removing some hazardous trees. For public safety, many of the trails will be temporarily closed for two weeks. The park will be open and there will be well-placed signs letting you know which trails are open and...

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December 2, 2013 10:43 AM

Alcohol Restrictions

Alcohol is allowed only in the campground, by registered campers of legal age, in their campsite only. It is not allowed in any other areas of the park.

Deception Pass State Park

2 Alerts
August 14, 2015 9:21 AM

CRANBERRY LAKE CLOSURE

Cranberry Lake is closed until further notice due to toxic blue/green algae levels to humans and animals. We apologize for this inconvenience.

June 25, 2015 11:25 AM

BEN URE CABIN USERS

Due to the drought, the water in the cabin for dishes and showering has an unpleasant odor. This will be ongoing throughout the summer.

Doe Island State Park

1 Alert
December 3, 2013 2:30 PM

No Dock Access

There is no dock access to Doe Island until further notice. The pilings and dock were removed due to storm damage.

Dosewallips State Park

3 Alerts
August 11, 2015

Required Restroom Maintenance

Flush toilets and showers may not be available at times due to the current required restroom maintenance. Porta Potties will be available in this area, during times in which the restroom is unavailable while repairs are being made.

July 29, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks began allowing the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Doug's Beach State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Eagle Island State Park

1 Alert
June 18, 2015

No Fires Allowed at Anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

Federation Forest State Park

2 Alerts
July 28, 2015 4:02 PM

South Western Loop Trail System Closed

Due to hazardous conditions, the south western loop of the park's trail system has been closed until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience.

December 2, 2013 10:47 AM

Interpretive Center Closed

The Catherine Montgomery Interpretive Center is closed until further notice.

Fields Spring State Park

1 Alert
August 24, 2015 10:00 AM

Fields Spring – closed until further notice due to fires in the area

Fields Spring – evacuated and closed until further notice. Stay up to date with information about conditions at state parks by signing up to receive email alerts at:
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Flaming Geyser State Park

2 Alerts
December 2, 2013 10:55 AM

Alcohol Restrictions

Alcohol is not permitted at Flaming Geyser State Park. This policy is strictly enforced throughout the park, including picnic shelters.

December 2, 2013 10:54 AM

Available Restrooms

One restroom that is ADA accessible is open. Portable toilets will be provided throughout the park during the summer months. There is no water available in the park, and the lodge remains closed.

Fort Casey State Park

1 Alert
July 21, 2015 8:25 AM

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Fort Columbia State Park

2 Alerts
December 3, 2013 3:18 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

December 3, 2013 3:17 PM

Commanding Officer's House Closed

The Commanding Officer's Historic House is closed until further notice.

Fort Ebey State Park

1 Alert
July 21, 2015 8:26 AM

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Fort Flagler State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Fort Simcoe State Park

1 Alert
December 2, 2013 11:09 AM

Alcohol Restrictions

Alcohol is not permitted at Fort Simcoe State Park. This policy is strictly enforced throughout the park, including reserved picnic shelters.

Fort Townsend State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Fort Worden State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Gingko Petrified Forest State Park

1 Alert
July 6, 2015 4:52 PM

Gingko State Park Petrified Forest Natural Area - back country access closed to motor vehicles

Gingko State Park Petrified Forest Natural Area - the back country access gate is closed to motor vehicles until further notice due to extreme fire danger and natural resource protection.

Goldendale Observatory State Park

2 Alerts
June 30, 2015 3:53 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime and there are no barbecue facilities available.

May 12, 2015 3:51 PM

Goldendale Observatory State Park Viewing Area and Sidewalk Improvements

While the Observatory will remain open during the normal operating hours, exterior spaces east of the building will be closed from May 8 to June 30, 2015 to improve the pedestrian access, restore the landscape and construct a viewing platform..

Grayland Beach State Park

1 Alert
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Griffiths-Priday State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Hope Island State Park - Mason

2 Alerts
June 18, 2015

No Fires Allowed at Anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

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December 13, 2013 7:51 AM

No Pets Allowed

Pets are not allowed on the island.

Hope Island State Park - Skagit

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Ike Kinswa State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Illahee State Park

1 Alert
May 7, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Iron Horse State Park

3 Alerts
June 30, 2015 3:54 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

April 29, 2015 11:59 AM

John Wayne Trail at YTC is open.The Boylston Tunnel will remain closed due to safety c

The John Wayne Trail/ Iron Horse State Park Trail through the Yakima Training Center is open. The Boylston Tunnel will remain closed due to safety concerns. There is a signed detour in place around the tunnel.

December 16, 2013 2:44 PM

Tunnel Safety Notice

If you enter tunnels 46 and 47, you do so at your own risk. Prior to entering the tunnels visitors are required to fill out a waiver form and place it in the drop box located at the entrance of each tunnel. For more information call 509-656-2230.

James Island State Park

1 Alert
August 27, 2014 11:13 AM

Currently no water available.

The water reserve is currently out until further notice.

Jarrell Cove State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Joemma Beach State Park

2 Alerts
August 4, 2015 2:36 PM

The Park and Boat Ramp have re-opened after temporary closure

The Park and Boat Ramp have re-opened after a temporary closure to replace the Boat Launch.

May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Jones Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Joseph Whidbey State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Kanaskat-Palmer State Park

2 Alerts
July 21, 2015 8:29 AM

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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December 2, 2013 11:58 AM

Fire Siren

The local fire station uses a siren to summon volunteer firefighters for duty. The siren may be activated at any hour of the day or night and creates noisy conditions for campers and visitors. State Parks apologizes for the inconvenience.

Kinney Point State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Kitsap Memorial State Park

2 Alerts
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Shellfish harvesting in the park is closed until further notice. Clam and oyster populations have declined and are insufficient for harvesting.

December 2, 2013 12:05 PM

Campsite Renovations Complete

The renovations of campsites 1-18 are complete. Special note: sites 1-3 have power and water only. Sites 4-18 have power, water, and sewer connections.

Kopachuck State Park

2 Alerts
April 16, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Oyster Season March 1 to July 31
Clam Season June 1 to July 31

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

December 2, 2013 12:09 PM

Campgrounds Closed Permanently

Kopachuck State Park is open for day-use only. Due to hazardous trees in the forest, the campground area is closed permanently.

Lake Chelan State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 12:30 PM

Lake Chelan State Park closed until further notice due to wildfire

Lake Chelan State Park closed until further notice due to wildfire in the area . Our reservation system will be contacting those with reservations through Monday 8/31 to arrange for refunds.

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Lake Easton State Park

3 Alerts
August 26, 2015 1:45 PM

Fire Ban -Level 4 Fires restricted to gas and propane(self- contained camping stoves allowed)

Fire Ban -Level 4 Fires restricted to gas and propane(self- contained camping stoves allowed); No charcoal or wood fire allowed.. NO PROPANE FIRE PITS ALLOWED

July 29, 2015 3:00 PM

Construction continues Mondays through Thursdays in lower loop campground area

On going construction will continue through August 17, 2015 on Mondays through Thursdays, in the lower loop campground due to restroom renovations.

December 2, 2013 12:12 PM

Metal Detecting Prohibited

By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, this park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.

Lake Sammamish State Park

0 Alerts
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Lake Sylvia State Park

1 Alert
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Lake Wenatchee State Park

1 Alert
December 2, 2013 12:26 PM

Weather Conditions

For weather conditions for Lake Wenatchee State Park, visit the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center.

Larrabee State Park

2 Alerts
December 2, 2013 12:35 PM

No Shellfish Harvesting

Larrabee State Park has been closed to all species of shellfish until further notice.

December 2, 2013 12:34 PM

Clayton Beach Access Closed

Previous access to the beach via unauthorized use of Burlington Northern Santa Fe property must be discontinued because of inadequate sight lines for pedestrians to see on-coming trains when crossing the rails to access the beach area. State Parks has...

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Leadbetter Point State Park

1 Alert
December 19, 2013 8:29 AM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Lewis and Clark State Park

1 Alert
August 11, 2015

Heavy Smoke in the Area Due to Fire Near Onalaska

Heavy Smoke in the area due to fire near Onalaska. It is anticipated through Friday 8-14-2015

Lewis and Clark Trail State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Lime Kiln Point State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Lincoln Rock State Park

3 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Propane portable campfire pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions.

June 15, 2015 12:15 PM

The swim beach at Lincoln Rock state park will be closed Sept 15th

The swim beach at Lincoln Rock state park will be closed Sept 15th as the beach is being renovated and improved. The swim area will re-open in the Spring of 2016

April 28, 2015 4:04 PM

Expansion Activity & Noise

Lincoln Rock is currently adding a group camp and a new cabin loop. There may be construction activity and noise throughout the summer, weekdays from 8am-5pm. Thank you for your understanding during this time of expansion.

Lyons Ferry State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Manchester State Park

2 Alerts
June 29, 2015

Construction at park entrance for "Fish Passage Barrier Correction" Monday July 20th thru October

The park will remain open during construction, however park visitors should expect congestion and delays at the park entrance as they enter and exit the park. The entrance will be reduced to one lane for both entry and exit combined.

May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Maryhill State Park

1 Alert
May 20, 2015 3:19 PM

Please excuse the brown grass...Irrigation at Maryhill is in the process of being repaired

Please excuse the brown grass...Irrigation at Maryhill is in the process of being repaired. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we finish this project.

Matia Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

McMicken Island State Park

1 Alert
June 19, 2015

No Fires Allowed at Anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

Millersylvania State Park

1 Alert
December 31, 2014

Temporary Closure of Millersylvania Environmental Learning Center

The Millersylvania ELC will be closed starting 1/1/2015 through 4/30/2015 while renovations take place. Renovations include updating and restoring sleeping cabins and updating restroom facilities to meet ADA requirements.

Moran State Park

1 Alert
July 21, 2015 8:32 AM

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Mount Pilchuck State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2015 4:16 PM

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

Mount Spokane State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 11:00 AM

Mount Spokane Campground will be closed until 9/1/15

Mount Spokane Campground will be Closed until 9/1/15

Mystery Bay State Park

1 Alert
May 7, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Nine Mile Recreation Area

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Nolte State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Obstruction Pass State Park

2 Alerts
March 20, 2015 8:39 AM

Picnic Tables Temporarily Not Available

Picnic tables are temporarily not available. They are being replaced courtesy of a small grant. Anticipated completion is the week of March 23rd. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause in your visit of Obstruction Pass State Park.

December 19, 2013 11:05 AM

No Potable Water

There is no potable water at Obstruction Pass State Park. Please plan accordingly and carry your own water into the campground and beach area. Obstruction Pass is a pack-it-in, pack-it-out facility, please carry out all trash.

Ocean City State Park

2 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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December 2, 2013 1:20 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Olallie State Park

1 Alert
May 14, 2014 11:37 AM

Limited Access to Twin Falls Trail.

The Twin Falls Trailhead located off of I-90 Exit 34 provides limited access to the Twin Falls Trail. The Twin Falls Trail is currently CLOSED from about the ¾ mile mark & viewpoint to the Twin Falls Canyon Bridge. A landslide has severely damaged a...

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Olmstead Place State Park

1 Alert
June 30, 2015 3:55 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Pacific Beach State Park

2 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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December 2, 2013 3:24 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Pacific Pines State Park

1 Alert
December 23, 2013 9:14 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Palouse Falls State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Paradise Point State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Patos Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Peace Arch State Park

3 Alerts
July 17, 2015 2:50 PM

Huge crowds expected for the Ragnar Relay on July 18th from 6AM-7PM

Please be aware the Ragnar Relay on July 18th will impact the park from 6am- 7pm. The number of participants is estimated to be 3,500. Please be patient as there may be large crowds and possible delays.

April 21, 2015 2:21 PM

Major Utility Construction

There will be major utility construction occurring throughout the park from May 1 - June 30th 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience during this time.

April 10, 2015 11:32 AM

American Shelter Closed

The American Shelter will be closed to rentals from April 19th until approximately June 6th for repairs and construction work. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Pearrygin Lake State Park

1 Alert
August 25, 2015 11:30 AM

Pearrygin State Park is open, at an evacuation level 2

Pearrygin State Park is open, it is at an evacuation level 2. CAMIS reservation for arrivals Thursday 8/27/15 on will be honored. The only way to get to Pearrygin Lake State Park is Hwy 153 from Pateros. Please check WSDOT website for complete list of...

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Penrose Point State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Peshastin Pinnacles State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Pleasant Harbor State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Posey Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Potholes State Park

2 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Propane portable campfire pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions.

December 2, 2013 3:45 PM

Metal Detecting Prohibited

By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, this park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.

Potlatch State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Rainbow Falls State Park

1 Alert
December 2, 2013 3:50 PM

Bridge Closures

Some bridges along the Willapa Hills Trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flooding damage in December 2007. Please be aware that portions of the trail are inaccessible as a result of these closures.

Rasar State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Reed Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Riverside State Park

4 Alerts
August 12, 2015

Little Spokane Natural Area is closed due to fire, including the Little Spokane River

the Little Spokane Natural Area is closed due to fire, including the Little Spokane River, St. George’s put-in, Painted Rocks and Knothead Trail. It will remain closed until further notice.

August 3, 2015

Avista campsites on the south side of Lake Spokane are closed until further notice due to fire.

All Campsites on Avista owned property on the south side of Lake Spokane are closed until further notice due to fire.

July 20, 2015

The ORV park remains open, however Inland Rd/Old Trails Rd is under construction

Visitors can access the park from the north at the Seven Mile Road/Inland Road intersection. Old Trails Rd is closed until October.
For more information: http://www.spokanecounty.org/engineer/content.aspx?c=2969

June 25, 2015 3:43 PM

Fire Ban-Level 4 - Extreme - Fires restricted to gas and propane

Fire Ban-Level 4 - Extreme - Fires restricted to gas and propane(self-contained camping stove allowed); No charcoal or wood fires allowed. Gas- or propane-powered campfire pits are NOT allowed.

Latest Update:

June 25, 2015 11:38 AM

Riverside will be designating the Lake Spokane Campground and Boat In Sites a Level 4 with no wood or charcoal

Rockport State Park

1 Alert
December 2, 2013 4:00 PM

Campground Closed Indefinitely

Due to hazardous trees in the old-growth forest, the campground area is closed indefinitely. Camping is available at nearby Rasar State Park.

Sacajawea State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Saddlebag Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Saint Edward State Park

1 Alert
December 2, 2013 4:07 PM

Pool Closed Indefinitely

The Carole Ann Wald Memorial Pool is closed indefinitely.

Saltwater State Park

1 Alert
November 5, 2014 11:13 AM

Jet noise

Saltwater State Park is in close proximity to the SeaTac Airport. Passenger jets frequently fly over the park resulting in noise that can be disturbing to some visitors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our visitors.

Scenic Beach State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Schafer State Park

1 Alert
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Seaquest State Park

1 Alert
June 29, 2015

Forest Health Thinnning Planned for Later This Fall

The agency is planning to move forward with a +/- 60 acre variable-density forest health thinning later this fall. The forest to be treated is a Douglas-fir plantation. In addition to enhancing the long-term health and quality of the forest habitats,...

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Sequim Bay State Park

1 Alert
May 7, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Shine Tidelands State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Skagit Island State Park

0 Alerts
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South Whidbey State Park

1 Alert
May 7, 2015 2:57 PM

CAMPGROUND & GROUP CAMP CLOSED

Due to public safety concerns, the campground and group camp at South Whidbey Island State Park are closed to camping for the 2015 season. This is because of failing and diseased old-growth trees in the campground. The park remains open for day use....

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Spencer Spit State Park

1 Alert
July 21, 2015 8:36 AM

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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Spring Creek Hatchery State Park

1 Alert
June 30, 2015 3:56 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Squak Mountain State Park

1 Alert
June 22, 2015 1:02 PM

No Fires Allowed at Anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

Squilchuck State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Steamboat Rock State Park

1 Alert
December 2, 2013 4:34 PM

Metal Detecting Prohibited

By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, the park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.

Steptoe Battlefield State Park

0 Alerts
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Steptoe Butte State Park

1 Alert
July 24, 2015 11:45 AM

Upcoming closures in September

In the month of September, after the Labor Day holiday, please anticipate upwards of four (4) full day weekday closures at Steptoe Butte due to maintenance of towers on the top of the Butte. Specific days and dates will be posted as soon as days are...

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Stuart Island State Park

0 Alerts
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Sucia Island State Park

0 Alerts
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Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park

0 Alerts
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Tolmie State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Triton Cove State Park

1 Alert
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Turn Island State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Twanoh State Park

2 Alerts
May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

February 26, 2015 8:13 AM

Twanoh Group Camp Closed Until Further Notice

The Twanoh group camp is closed for the season due to access road damage.

Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 12:30 PM

25 Mile Creek State Park closed until further notice.

25 Mile Creek State Park closed until further notice. Our reservation system will be contacting those with reservations through Monday 8/31/15 to arrange for refunds. Stay up to date with information about conditions at 25 Mile Creek by signing up to...

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Twin Harbors State Park

3 Alerts
July 15, 2015

Gas or Propane portable campfire rings or pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions. Please check with the...

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December 30, 2014

Information regarding Ocean Beach Approaches

The Schafer Road Ocean Beach Approach is open. The Bonge Road Ocean Beach Approach is closed due to severe beach/sand erosion around the hardened road causing a severe drop off and danger to vehicles.

December 2, 2013 4:49 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Volunteer Program

0 Alerts
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Wallace Falls State Park

1 Alert
May 18, 2015 3:43 PM

Bridge Replacement

Construction is underway to replace the pedestrian bridge that crosses the North Fork of the Wallace River near Wallace Lake. The trails to Wallace and Jay Lake will remain open during this time, however an alternative route is needed to access the...

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Wanapum Recreational Area

1 Alert
July 15, 2015

Propane portable campfire pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions.

Washington State Parks - Statewide Emergency

1 Alert
June 26, 2015 2:43 PM

Effective 6/26/15: Campfires are banned in all Washington state parks until further notice

All state parks are at a Fire Ban Level 4 - EXTREME. Fires are restricted to gas and propane (self-contained camping stoves are allowed). Charcoal or wood fires are not allowed. In addition, as a further precaution, gas and propane may be used for cook...

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Wenatchee Confluence State Park

2 Alerts
August 27, 2015 3:36 PM

Wenatchee Confluence Day Use and Boat Launch closed

Wenatchee Confluence Day Use and Boat Launch will be closed until further notice due to a fire camp mobilization in these areas of the park. Alternate boat launching facilities may be found at the PUD Wenatchee Riverfront Park in Wenatchee off of Orondo...

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July 15, 2015

Propane portable campfire pits allowed but subject to change depending on conditions

The ban on campfires in state parks is still in place until further notice. However, beginning July 14, 2015, some parks will allow the use of gas or propane powered portable campfire rings or pits depending on the conditions.

Westhaven State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Westport Light State Park

1 Alert
November 18, 2013 1:02 PM

Japanese Tsunami Debris

Visit the Department of Ecology for information on tsunami debris found on Washington’s beaches, what to do if you find debris, and how to report it.

Yakima Sportsman State Park

1 Alert
August 26, 2015 1:45 PM

Fire Ban -Level 4 Fires restricted to gas and propane self- contained camping stoves.

Fire Ban -Level 4 Fires restricted to gas and propane(self- contained camping stoves allowed); No charcoal or wood fire allowed. NO PROPANE FIT PITS ALLOWED.