Standing on a rocky shore, looking towards the ocean, North Head Lighthouse is white against a stormy grey sky.

The Agency

Learn about the principles, laws, programs, people and divisions that steer and support our agency.

Our Administration, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Division, and Winter Recreation Program provide guidance for State Parks based on our agency Mission & Vision. Learn more at the following links.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission helps guide the policies that steer the agency. To learn more about our Commission, view our Parks Commission page.