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Website Accessibility

Learn about how to access our website or get an accommodation if the website is not working for you.

Statement of Commitment 

Washington State Parks wants as many people as possible to be able to use this website with ease. For example, that means everyone should be able to:  

  • Navigate the website using a keyboard 
  • Change the font size or zoom in up to 300% without text overlapping 
  • Navigate and read the website using a screen reader 
  • Use the website on a mobile device 
  • Understand, fill out, and submit forms 

Accessibility Design Guidelines 

Our website has been designed with WCAG 2.1 Level AA accessibility guidelines in mind. Our website content partially conforms to WCAG 2.1 Level AA, and we are actively working toward full conformance.  

Known Accessibility Issues  

  • Most PDFs do not conform to WCAG 2.1 AA standards.  
  • Some interactive elements, such as embedded maps, do not conform with WCAG 2.1 AA.  

We Want Your Feedback 

If you encounter an accessibility barrier that makes it difficult to find information or use our website, please let us know!  

We usually respond to accessibility feedback within 5 business days. 

How We Support Accessibility 

What we’re doing 

  • Regular automated auditing for machine-identifiable issues 
  • Web content and accessibility training for our content authors 
  • Regularly testing our website with participants with disabilities 

How we plan to improve accessibility 

  • Partnering with a development team with accessibility experience 
  • Provide direct feedback options for users to report accessibility barriers   

Additional Plug-ins 

Adobe Reader is required to view and print PDF documents that appear on this website. 

Supported Assistive Technology 

  • Latest Version of JAWS for Windows 
  • Latest Version of NVDA for Windows 
  • Latest Version of VoiceOver for Mac OS X 
  • Keyboard-Only Navigation