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Alta Lake State Park

1 Alert
July 17, 2022 5:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Anderson Lake State Park

3 Alerts
April 28, 2022 3:00 PM

Anderson Lake closed to all water-based activities

Due to a rise in the level of toxins produced by an algae bloom, Washington State Parks has closed Anderson Lake to fishing, boating, and swimming. Exposure to the toxins in the water can cause serious illness or death to people and pets. For more...

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June 23, 2021 4:11 PM

Trails closed

Due to flooding caused by beaver dams, the entire Lakeside Trail is closed until further notice. The Savage Memorial Trail is also closed at the flood point on the southern portion of the trail.

June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Battle Ground Lake State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Bay View State Park

2 Alerts
October 21, 2022 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

September 29, 2022 10:19 AM

Construction noise near campsites 19-24 and 72-76

Due to ongoing construction along the north park boundary, campsites 19-24 and 72-76 may experience more construction-related noise than usual.

Beacon Rock Pumpout

1 Alert
November 20, 2017

The Beacon Rock Pumpout Station is Closed for the Winter

The Beacon Rock Pumpout Station is Closed for the Winter

Beacon Rock State Park

5 Alerts
December 5, 2022 9:03 AM

Equestrian road and trailhead temporarily closed

Equestrian road and trailhead temporarily closed due to snow. Will re-open when conditions improve.

November 29, 2022 3:53 PM

Hamilton Mountain Road temporarily closed

Hamilton Mountain Road leading up to the Hamilton Mountain Trailhead is closed due to snow. It will reopen when conditions improve. Foot traffic is permitted; vehicles need to park at the Beacon Rock Trailhead.

November 21, 2022 4:05 PM

Beacon Rock Trail Closed

Beacon Rock Trail is closed due to the potential danger of overhanging trees. A re-open date is unknown. We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 15, 2022 8:00 AM

Beacon Rock Technical Climbing Open

Effective July 15th, Beacon Rock's south face is re-open for technical rock climbing. The east face is permanently closed for the protection of rare species, as well as cultural and historical resources. Please contact the park office at (509) 427-8265...

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November 10, 2021 8:30 AM

River to Rock trail @ Beacon Rock closed.

River to Rock trail @ Beacon Rock closed due to weather-related conditions.

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Latest Update:

November 15, 2021 8:24 AM

Closure lifted. River to Rock Trail open and bridge restored. No continued threat of flooding.

Belfair State Park

2 Alerts
September 19, 2022 9:08 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

January 20, 2022 1:00 PM

Shellfish harvesting closed at Belfair State Park until July 15, 2022

Belfair State Park is closed for all shellfish harvesting at this time. For more information, please visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website.

Birch Bay State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Blake Island State Park

7 Alerts
December 1, 2022

West End Restrooms Closed for Winter

The West-end restrooms are closed for the winter season. All water is currently off, but the vault toilet is available. Potable water can be found near the Marina.

October 21, 2022

Burn ban - level 1 Low Fire Risk

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

August 1, 2022

Tillicum excursions closed at Blake Island Marine State Park

Argosy cruises will no longer be providing excursions to Blake Island. The Tillicum Village is closed.

February 24, 2022

Marina Pump-out Station Closed

The marina pump-out station is currently closed due to maintenance issues until further notice. Contact the park office for further information.

August 6, 2021

Buoy Limits

Moorage limits on the two South End Buoys are restricted to 36 feet. Boats 37-feet and longer are prohibited from using south end buoys. All other buoys have a one boat limit and no rafting on all buoys. Limits are posted on the buoys.

May 18, 2021 9:12 AM

Moorage Rules and Information

Moorage is limited to 3 consecutive nights and boats larger than 45ft are not permitted to moor on buoys. Boats greater than 45ft must use dock.

July 13, 2020

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

Blake Island State Park Pumpout

1 Alert
March 11, 2021 2:24 PM

Temporary closure

The pumpout station at Blake Island Marina will be temporarily closed until further notice due to electrical issues.

Blind Island State Park

1 Alert
July 30, 2020 10:30 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Bogachiel State Park

1 Alert
October 27, 2022 8:26 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Bottle Beach State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 8:00 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Bridgeport State Park

2 Alerts
November 11, 2022 10:42 AM

Park CLOSED for storm damage cleanup

Bridgeport is closed temporarily to allow for cleanup of debris from a recent storm. Please check back with this page for further updates.

August 9, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Bridle Trails State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Brooks Memorial State Park

2 Alerts
November 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Brooks Memorial State Park Now Closed for Winter Season

Brooks campground, disc gold course, ELC, and group camp are closed for the winter season. Trails will close soon due to winter weather. Park will reopen April 1st.

September 26, 2022 2:50 PM

Trails on east side of Brooks Memorial are NOW OPEN

Trails on east side of Brooks Memorial (the Brooks back country on the east side of the Learning Center) are NOW OPEN!

Cama Beach State Park

4 Alerts
November 14, 2022 9:00 AM

Bluff Trail

There are trees down on the Bluff trail making it difficult to pass. If you are planning to hike this trail, please use caution.

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November 14, 2022 9:00 AM

Marine Loop Trail

The Marine Loop Trail has trees down on the trail that are difficult to pass. If you are planning on hiking this trail, please use caution.

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November 10, 2022 8:00 AM

Center for Wooden Boats closure starting 11/16/2022

Construction activities for repair of the Center for Wooden Boats building will begin 11/16/2022. Center for Wooden Boats building, and adjacent areas will be closed to the public due to construction. Construction anticipated to be November 16th-December...

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October 21, 2022 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Camano Island State Park

4 Alerts
November 9, 2022 9:00 AM

West Rim Trail

Trees have blocked access to the West Rim Trail from the cabin area.

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November 9, 2022 9:00 AM

Canyon Trail closed

The Canyon Trail at Camano Island State Park has been closed due to trees down. Until further notice, use of this trail is prohibited for safety reasons.

Latest Update:

November 9, 2022 4:02 PM

Trees down across trail has caused this trail to be closed 

October 21, 2022 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

October 18, 2022 10:00 AM

Boat launch docks pulled for winter

Due to age and previous damage, all the boat launch docks at Camano Island State Park have been pulled for the winter. The goal is to rebuild them this winter and to have them back in place next spring.

Camp Wooten Environmental Learning Center

1 Alert
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Cape Disappointment State Park

1 Alert
September 20, 2021 3:11 PM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Charcoal, Gas, and propane allowed.

Centennial Trail State Park

1 Alert
October 5, 2021 3:22 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Clark Island State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Columbia Hills State Park

4 Alerts
November 6, 2022 8:00 AM

Seasonal gates in operation: Dalles Mt. Ranch/Crawford Oaks

Cattle at work!
Portions of the Eightmile Creek Trail now have seasonal gates in operation. The gates are installed to keep cattle in the area. Cattle grazing helps reduce vegetation (or 'fuels') that feeds wildfire. It also helps to invigorate the soils...

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October 31, 2022 9:00 AM

Columbia Hills Horsethief Lake Campground Closed for Winter

Horsethief Lake is Closed for Winter Season 11/1 - 3/31

September 19, 2022 12:00 PM

Construction: The Dalles Bridge

The Dalles Bridge closures are resuming September 29, 2022, every Thurs 8 PM - Mon 6 AM. Crossing at the Hood River Bridge is an alternative option. For the most up to date information check out the ODOT website for The Dalles Bridge and WDOT for SR 14...

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September 27, 2020 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Columbia Plateau Trail

3 Alerts
September 30, 2022 10:00 AM

Prescribed fire within Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

Prescribed fire within Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge near Columbia Plateau Trail from early October through February.

Prescribed fire is a management technique used to improve wildlife habitat, forest health and to reduce the damaging impacts from...

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June 9, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

September 9, 2020

Trail closure from Burr Canyon to Box Canyon due to fire damage - until further notice

On September 7, 2020 a wind driven wildfire burned from the Pasco-Kahlotus Rd. to the Snake River at Windust, WA. The fire burned an approximate 6.0 mile section on the Columbia Plateau trail including four (4) trestles from Burr Canyon to Box Canyon....

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Conconully State Park

4 Alerts
October 18, 2022 8:00 AM

Colder Temperatures

Due to cold temperatures water and restroom facilities may be reduced during April and October. Hook up sites not affected. More information at Park

September 23, 2022 8:00 AM

Parking is restricted to designated parking pads or overflow for all vehicles

Parking is restricted to designated parking pads or overflow for all motorized vehicles. This includes motorized off road vehicles(ORV) including ATV'S & UTV'S

September 23, 2022 8:00 AM

Non-street legal motorized vehicles may not operate within Conconully State Park

Non-street legal motorized off road vehicles including motorcycles & ATV's are not permitted to operate within Conconully State Park

September 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Crawford State Park

1 Alert
October 20, 2022 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Curlew Lake State Park

3 Alerts
October 18, 2022 8:00 AM

Colder Temperatures

Due to colder temperatures water and restroom facilities may be reduced during April and October. Hook up sites not affected. More information at Park

September 28, 2021 2:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

June 25, 2021 11:34 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Cutts Island State Park

3 Alerts
June 21, 2021 8:00 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

July 29, 2020 1:43 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

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

2 Alerts
October 24, 2022 8:00 AM

Closed for the Winter

Daroga State Park is now closed for the winter season. We look forward to serving you again in the spring!

October 15, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn Ban - Level 1

Wood fires permitted in all designated fire pits.

Dash Point State Park

1 Alert
October 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Deception Pass State Park

2 Alerts
January 5, 2022 9:17 AM

Pass Lake Closed Due To Toxic Algae Levels

Pass Lake is closed to recreational use due to the toxic algae levels exceeding recreational limits. Please refer to the toxic algae web site. Effective December 1, the lake will be tested the third week of each month, throughout the winter.

January 14, 2020

Bowman Bay pier closed

Due to unsafe conditions, the Bowman Bay pier is closed indefinitely. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Doe Island State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Dosewallips State Park

2 Alerts
October 28, 2022 9:21 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

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

2 Alerts
September 1, 2022 7:30 AM

Construction: The Dalles Bridge

The Dalles Bridge closures resume Sep 29, 2022, are every Thurs 8 PM - Mon 6 AM thru possibly Feb 2023. Crossing at the Hood River Bridge is an alternative option. Be aware of delays and plan accordingly. For the most up to date information check out the...

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June 21, 2021 2:35 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Dry Falls Visitor Center

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Eagle Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

July 29, 2020 1:44 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

Federation Forest State Park

1 Alert
October 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Fields Spring State Park

1 Alert
July 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Flaming Geyser State Park

4 Alerts
October 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

May 5, 2022 9:37 AM

Power outage

Due to a power outage our phones lines and restrooms are out of order. We are able to check voicemail messages but you can also call Kanaskat-Palmer at 360-886-0148 for assistance.

February 20, 2020 1:14 PM

Trail closures

The Bubbling Geyser, Upper River and the Fisherman's trails just east of the lodge in the main day-use area are closed until further notice due to unstable slopes from recent landslides.

August 22, 2017 11:35 AM

There is currently no potable water available at Flaming Geyser State Park.

There is currently no potable water available at Flaming Geyser State Park.

Fort Casey State Park

3 Alerts
November 18, 2022 1:33 PM

Boat Ramp Construction and Periodic Ramp Closures

December 1, 2022 through March 1, 2023 construction of the new boat ramp at the Keystone Spit will take place. During this time there will be periodic boat ramp closures. Please call the park office at 360-678-4519 with questions and current boat ramp...

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November 8, 2022 9:21 AM

Winter Water Supply at Campground November 15 - March 1

During the Winter Season water is turned off at campsites due to potential freezing temperatures starting November 15. Water is turned back on March 1. Winter water supply is available near the restrooms.

September 21, 2021 3:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Fort Columbia State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 9:46 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fort Ebey State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 3:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Fort Flagler State Park

5 Alerts
November 1, 2022 8:53 AM

Winter Water Supply

Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water at each campsite is turned off from November through March 31st. A potable water supply is located in campsite #93. For 2022 the plan is to turn off water to the campsites on Monday November 7th.

October 27, 2022 8:47 AM

Campground reservations 2023

If the construction finishes ahead of schedule, reservations may re-open. Check back frequently. You may also sign up on the park's webpage to receive alerts whenever a new alert is posted.

October 27, 2022

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

August 24, 2020

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.

August 24, 2020

Emergency Closure of the North/Port Townsend Side Boat Launch

The North/ Port Townsend side boat launch in Fort Flagler has been closed due to exposed rebar that poses a safety hazard to vehicles and boat trailers. The South/Kilisut Harbor boat launch is still open and available for use.

Fort Simcoe State Park

2 Alerts
June 21, 2021 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.

September 28, 2020 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Fort Townsend State Park

3 Alerts
November 28, 2022

Park Closure scheduled for December 12-15

Fort Townsend State Park will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic from December 12-15. This closure is necessary to allow park crews to clean up storm damage on the trails and along the roadway in the safest and most efficient way possible.

October 27, 2022

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

August 24, 2020

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 Worden State Park

7 Alerts
November 22, 2022

Festival Alert

This festival will have an impact on visitors to the Fort Worden campgrounds. You can expect a higher-than-normal amount of vehicle and pedestrian traffic. There may also be loud music being played until 10pm each evening. If you have any concerns...

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October 27, 2022

Boat launch closure

The Fort Worden boat launch will be closed October 2022 - July 15, 2023. Sand removal is not allowed until July 15th.

October 27, 2022

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

March 7, 2022 8:54 AM

Trail from campground to Artillery Hill closed

The trail that connects the beach campground to Artillery Hill is closed until further notice due to a significant land slide.

August 24, 2020 3:17 PM

Winter Water Supply

Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water in both campgrounds will be turned off from November through March 15th. Exact dates are dependent upon the weather. A potable water supply is located near the entrance to the campground.

August 24, 2020 9:49 AM

Fort Worden floating dock closed

Emergency Closure: The floating dock at the Fort Worden pier is out of service until further notice due to recent storm damage. Until necessary repairs are made, incoming vessels will be unable to access this location/facility.

August 24, 2020

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.

Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

2 Alerts
August 1, 2022 11:18 AM

Recreation Drive closed to vehicle traffic

Due to high fire danger, Recreation Drive located in Vantage, will be closed to vehicle traffic until further notice.

June 20, 2022 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Goldendale Observatory State Park

2 Alerts
July 1, 2022 3:53 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

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

Grayland Beach State Park

1 Alert
September 28, 2021

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Griffiths-Priday State Park

1 Alert
September 23, 2021

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Hope Island State Park - Mason

4 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:07 PM

Increased presence of ticks on island

A higher-than-normal presence of ticks has been spotted on the island. Visitors are urged to take precautions when camping or hiking on the island. For more information on preventing tick bites, visit the CDC link below.

June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

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July 29, 2020 1:45 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

December 13, 2013 7:51 AM

No Pets Allowed

Pets are not allowed on the island.

Hope Island State Park - Skagit

2 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:10 PM

Increased presence of ticks on island

A higher-than-normal presence of ticks has been spotted on the island. Visitors are urged to take precautions when camping or hiking on the island. For more information on preventing tick bites, visit the CDC link below.

July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Ike Kinswa State Park

3 Alerts
May 18, 2022 1:21 PM

ALL CAMPING Closed: Sept 12, 2022 - June 30, 2023

All Camping at Ike Kinswa will be closed from September 12, 2022 - June 30, 2023 due to construction. NO CAMPING of any type will be available. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back frequently for updates.

May 18, 2022 7:45 AM

Attention boaters: Boat launch ends abruptly

ATTENTION BOATERS: The Ike Kinswa State Park Boat Launch (on Mayfield Lake) ends abruptly due to material wash-out at the base of the concrete ramp leaving a 10-inch drop. Signs are in place indicating where the drop off occurs. Be aware that backing a...

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May 1, 2022 3:00 PM

Boat Launch - Abrupt end with dropoff

Ike Kinswa State Park boat launch ramp ends abruptly. Backing beyond the signage could result in damage to boat and trailer. Wash-out of material has resulted in a 10" drop beyond the concrete ramp. Powering onto trailers is Prohibited.

Illahee State Park

4 Alerts
December 1, 2022

Dump station and water closed for winter

The dump station and campground water will be closed for the winter. Estimated date to turn back on will be in March. We apologize for the inconvenience.

November 30, 2022 10:25 AM

Beach access closed to traffic- temporarily

Due to weather conditions the road down to the dock and beach area is temporarily closed to traffic until further notice.

October 21, 2022

Burn ban - level 1 Low Fire Risk

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

March 10, 2022

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.

Islands Marine Center Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Jackson House

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

James Island State Park

2 Alerts
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

November 16, 2020 11:13 AM

No drinking water available

The water reserve is out until further notice.

Jarrell Cove State Park

3 Alerts
September 19, 2022 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

May 1, 2022 12:00 PM

Jarrell Cove Park Open - please use caution when visiting the park

Jarrell Cove has re-opened for camping and day-use. Please use caution when visiting the park due to muddy soil conditions.

June 7, 2021 1:16 PM

Mooring buoy registration by phone available at Jarrell Cove State Park

ATTENTION BOATERS: Beginning June 1, 2021, when you tie up to a mooring buoy at Jarrell Cove State Park, you can register and pay from the convenience of your mobile phone. Simply call the phone number listed on the mooring buoy and give the operators the...

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Jarrell Cove State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Joemma Beach State Park

3 Alerts
September 19, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

September 7, 2021 9:47 AM

Joemma Beach seasonal float removal

The floats at Joemma Beach will be removed on September 28, 2021.

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

2 Alerts
April 26, 2022 8:00 AM

Drinking water available until September 29

Drinking water available is available on Jones Island until September 29, 2022.

September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Joseph Whidbey State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 3:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Kanaskat-Palmer State Park

3 Alerts
November 30, 2022 1:30 PM

Park closed due to heavy snowfall and icy roads

The park is currently closed due to heavy snowfall and icy roads. Public roads outside of the parks are also hazardous, so drivers should use extreme caution.

November 7, 2022 8:00 AM

Fresh water hook ups turned off

Fresh water hook ups throughout the park have been shut off for the winter and will be turned back on in April (weather dependent). Fresh water is available at the trailer dump and near host site 31.

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October 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Kinney Point State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Kitsap Memorial State Park

3 Alerts
October 21, 2022

Burn ban - level 1 Low Fire Risk

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

March 10, 2022

Heritage Area- Log Hall Reservations

The Heritage area is currently open for reservations. You can book your reservation by calling (888) 226-7688 or on line at

July 13, 2020

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.

Klickitat State Park Trail

2 Alerts
September 1, 2021 8:30 PM

Construction: The Dalles Bridge

The Dalles Bridge closures resume Sept 29, 2022, are every Thurs 8 PM - Mon 6 AM. thru possibly Feb 2023. Be aware of delays and plan accordingly. Crossing at the Hood River Bridge is an alternative option. For the most up to date information check out...

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June 21, 2021 2:26 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Kopachuck State Park

3 Alerts
September 22, 2021 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

September 29, 2020 11:12 AM

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.

January 25, 2018

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Oyster Season April 1 to May 31
Clam Season April 1 to May 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.

Lake Chelan State Park

1 Alert
July 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lake Easton State Park

2 Alerts
September 21, 2021 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

September 29, 2020 11:14 AM

Metal Detecting Prohibited

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

Lake Sammamish State Park

2 Alerts
June 21, 2021 2:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

March 2, 2020 12:30 PM

Homestead trail closed

The homestead trail will be closed until further notice due to trail washout. Contact park staff for further information.

Lake Sylvia State Park

1 Alert
September 23, 2021

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Lake Wenatchee State Park

5 Alerts
November 4, 2022 7:37 AM

Winter Camping Update 11/4

Winter camping is available on a first-come first-serve basis in a designated area of the South Park Day-Use Parking Lot. This area has firepits, picnic tables, a heated restroom, showers, potable water and 2 covered shelter with wood stoves nearby. No RV...

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October 15, 2022 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

September 20, 2022 10:28 AM

Seasonal Camping opportunities

Camping is available year round at Lake Wenatchee. In the shoulder season, we will continue to offer full services and reservations until a deep freeze is imminent; usually the second to third week of October. At that time water will be turned off in...

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September 29, 2020 11:17 AM

Lake Wenatchee - Metal Detecting no longer allowed.

Lake Wenatchee - Metal Detecting no longer allowed.

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

4 Alerts
November 28, 2022 5:00 PM

Cleator Road closed to traffic

Due to a sinkhole at milepost 1, Cleator Road is closed to traffic until further notice. Cleator is still open to pedestrians only at this time. Visitors may park at the two-dollar trail head to walk up the road.

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November 15, 2021 9:08 AM

Fragrance lake road closed to traffic

Fragrance Lake road is always closed to vehicle traffic except for maintenance vehicle or EMS. There is a washout that exists about 3/4 of the way up the road/trail. This section is flagged with hazard fencing and allows for foot traffic to pass safely.

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October 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Clayton Beach Trail Construction

Construction of the new Clayton Beach Trail will begin August 30, 2021 and will last several months. The existing trail will remain open to visitors during construction. Please call the park office at 360-676-2093 if you have any questions.

September 21, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Leadbetter Point State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 9:47 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime

December 26, 2017

Trail System at Leadbetter State Park & Willapa Bay Wildlife Refuge Subject to Seasonal Flooding

The trail system at Leadbetter State Park and the Willapa Bay Wildlife Refuge are impacted by seasonal flooding and are impassable during the winter months.

Lewis and Clark State Park

2 Alerts
June 16, 2022 3:00 PM

Equestrian area and trails are now open

Equestrian area and trails are now open. Please remember dogs must be on leash and under control even when riding.

May 28, 2019

Wading pool is closed

Wading pool is closed until further notice.

Lewis and Clark Trail State Park

2 Alerts
July 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

June 9, 2022 2:21 PM

Highly flammable conditions due to Cottonwood tree debris

Highly flammable conditions due to a large volume of seed distribution from Cottonwood trees is currently imposing the grounds at Lewis and Clark Trail State Park. Always be mindful of your surroundings.

Park Staff encourages customers to have small...

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Lime Kiln Point State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 1:37 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Lincoln Rock State Park

2 Alerts
December 1, 2022

Camping Closed for Winter

Camping is now Closed for the Winter Season. Cabins remain available for booking and the Day Use Area is open 6:30 am to dusk.

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October 15, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn Ban - Level 1

Wood fires permitted in all designated fire pits.

Lyons Ferry State Park

2 Alerts
May 27, 2022 2:53 PM

Avoid contact with mammals and birds

There have been several cases of Avian flu throughout Washington State. Out of an abundance of caution, please do not touch living or deceased mammals and birds.

June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Manchester State Park

3 Alerts
December 1, 2022

Winter Water will be off during freezing temperatures

Water at dump station and campsites maybe turned off during freezing temperatures. Potable water will be available at the dump station. Staff will notify campers of site water closures.

October 21, 2022

Burn ban - level 1 Low Fire Risk

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

March 10, 2022

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

2 Alerts
June 28, 2022 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

March 1, 2021 12:19 PM

Showers in day-use area are inoperable

The showers in the day-use area at Maryhill State Park continue to be inoperable. There is no estimated reopening date at this time.

Matia Island State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:19 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

McMicken Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 24, 2021 11:19 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

July 29, 2020 1:46 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

Millersylvania State Park

1 Alert
June 24, 2021 11:20 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Moran State Park

2 Alerts
November 7, 2022 10:00 AM

Mount Constitution Road may be closed for visitor safety

The Mt. Constitution Rd. may be closed for access to the summit due to downed trees, high winds, snow and ice or other unsafe conditions. Please consult local weather and the summit webcam for current conditions.

September 21, 2021 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Mount Pilchuck State Park

1 Alert
June 24, 2021 11:21 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Mount Spokane State Park

5 Alerts
November 30, 2022

Phone and Wi-Fi Service Unavailable

Phone lines and Wi-Fi at the Mt. Spokane office are currently unavailable. Wi-Fi is available at the Selkirk Lodge. Sno-Park passes can not be purchased at the park office at this time.

October 20, 2022 10:30 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

October 15, 2022 7:00 PM

Summit Road closed for winter

The Summit Road is closed for the winter season. For questions, please call the Mount Spokane Ranger Station at (509) 238-4258.

October 4, 2022 9:30 AM

Bald Knob Campground Closed

Bald Knob Campground is closed for the winter season.

December 22, 2021 1:56 PM

Trail 120 Closed

Trail 120 is closed to all users due to ongoing logging operations on Inland Empire Paper lands. The trail is closed from both access points at Bear Creek Lodge and the Lower Selkirk / Snowmobile parking area. Trail closure signs are posted. An opening...

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Mount St. Helens Visitor Center

1 Alert
April 28, 2022 1:51 PM

Visitor center is open!

The Mount St. Helens Visitor Center is open 9am-4pm daily and starting June 1st the center will be open 9am-5pm daily.

Mystery Bay State Park

2 Alerts
October 27, 2022

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

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.

Mystery Bay State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Navy Training Proposal

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Nisqually State Park

1 Alert
July 19, 2022 2:26 PM

Fires not permitted at any time

Fires are not permitted at any time and there are no barbecue or fire pit facilities available.

Nolte State Park

1 Alert
October 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Obstruction Pass State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Ocean City State Park

2 Alerts
October 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Select campsites available first come, first served during the off-season

Due to severe seasonal flooding, the following campsites are closed to reservations for the off-season and are available on a first-come, first-served basis from October 1 through May 14.

Loop 1
Standard sites: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18,...

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September 20, 2021 3:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Olallie State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 2:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Olmstead Place State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:27 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Pacific Beach State Park

1 Alert
September 20, 2021 3:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Pacific Pines State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2020 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Palouse Falls State Park Heritage Site

3 Alerts
July 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.



June 1, 2021 11:05 AM

Limited parking at Palouse Falls during high-use periods

Parking at Palouse Falls State Park is limited during high-use periods, such as weekends and holidays. Turnaround for vehicles with trailers and RVs is very difficult during these times. We recommend visitors avoid bringing vehicles to the park during...

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June 1, 2021

Palouse Falls trail warning

Please be advised that venturing beyond the designated viewing area trails at the park is risky. We have posted warning signs at many locations in the park warning people of the risk. Travel beyond these signs is on unmarked, potentially hazardous trails...

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Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail

4 Alerts
November 21, 2022 8:10 AM

Snoqualmie tunnel winter closure

Snoqualmie tunnel is scheduled to close for the winter starting Nov. 1, 2022, and scheduled to reopen May 1, 2023. Schedule is subject to change depending on the weather.

April 1, 2022 1:48 PM

Tekoa Trestle is open for recreation

Repairs have been completed on the Tekoa Trestle and it is now open to the public.

June 25, 2021 11:29 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

September 9, 2020 8:27 AM

Trail detours in effect due to fire damaged trestle bridges

Trail detours are in effect on the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail due to several train trestle bridges damaged by fire in September of 2020.

Fire Damage to Crab Creek Trestle results in a 7-mile detour on Lower Crab Creek Road starting 4 miles...

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Paradise Point State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Patos Island State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Peace Arch State Park

3 Alerts
September 21, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

June 19, 2020 12:44 PM

Canadian side of Peace Arch closed

Peace Arch Historical State Park is open for day use. However, British Columbia parks has closed Peace Arch Provincial Park until further notice, Parks staff is working closely with BC Parks to support their closure through signage and outreach to...

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June 1, 2020 1:28 PM

Camping tents are not allowed on park property.

Camping tents are not allowed to be set up inside the park and there is no camping permitted within the park. For more information, please call the park office at (360) 332-8221.

Pearrygin Lake State Park

4 Alerts
October 18, 2022 8:00 AM

Colder Temperatures

Due to colder temperatures water and restroom facilities may be reduced during April and October. Hook up sites not affected. More information at Park

September 25, 2021 8:23 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

January 26, 2021 1:54 PM

New park entrance

Entrance consolidation project has been completed. The east and west park entrances will be closed indefinitely to through traffic. Visitors may access the park through the new entrance at 625 Bear Creek Road.

August 27, 2020 8:00 AM

ORV use not permitted at Pearrygin Lake State Park

The use of motorized off road vehicles (ORVs) including ATVs and UTVs is not permitted at Pearrygin Lake State Park. For information on Okanogan County Roads open for ORV use visit the link below.

Penrose Point State Park

4 Alerts
September 19, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

February 17, 2022 9:15 AM

Penrose Point Trail closure

The Penrose Point Trail will be closed until further notice due to dangerous hill erosion on a portion of the trail. A trail reroute has been planned to circumnavigate this area of the trail. The Washington Trail Association (WTA) is partnering with WA...

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April 11, 2019 8:44 AM

Boat pumpout is unavailable

The boat pumpout at Penrose Point is currently out of service while repairs are being made.

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.

Penrose Point State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Peshastin Pinnacles

1 Alert

Pleasant Harbor State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:32 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Posey Island State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Potholes State Park

2 Alerts
September 21, 2021

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

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

2 Alerts
October 28, 2022 9:25 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

May 3, 2021 3:16 PM

Recreational shellfish harvesting closed at Potlatch State Park

As of May 1, recreational shellfishing at Potlatch State Park on Hood Canal is CLOSED. Normally, the season is open through Sept. 15. However, we've had to close the season early this year due to the heavy harvest from sport harvesters last year....

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Rainbow Falls State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Rasar State Park

1 Alert
October 21, 2022 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Reed Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021 11:34 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

September 29, 2020 11:34 AM

Closed to camping

Riverside State Park

2 Alerts
November 4, 2022 12:09 PM

Equestrian Area closure

Due to the current snow storm and road conditions, Equestrian Area is closed until further notice.

October 20, 2022 10:30 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Rockport State Park

1 Alert
October 21, 2022 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Sacajawea State Park

2 Alerts
August 24, 2022 2:52 PM

Burn Ban - Level 3

Charcoal, gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.
No wood fires allowed.

May 27, 2022 2:54 PM

Avoid contact with mammals and birds

There have been several cases of Avian flu throughout Washington State. Out of an abundance of caution, please do not touch living or deceased mammals and birds.

Saddlebag Island State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Saint Edward State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 2:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Saltwater State Park

1 Alert
October 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.
Gas and propane allowed.
Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Scenic Beach State Park

2 Alerts
December 1, 2022

Dump station and water closed for winter

The dump station and campground water will be closed for the winter. Estimated date to turn back on will be in March. We apologize for the inconvenience.

October 21, 2022

Burn ban - level 1 Low Fire Risk

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Schafer State Park

1 Alert
September 23, 2021

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Seaquest State Park

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Sequim Bay State Park

4 Alerts
October 27, 2022 8:30 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

September 13, 2021 4:25 AM

Moorage dock permanently closed

The moorage dock will permanently close on Sept. 15, 2021. The closure comes as a result of safety concerns related to age and structural deterioration. Parks is currently researching options.

The boat launch dock will remain open for use. There is a 15...

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December 20, 2017

Group camp closed indefinitely

Washington State Parks has closed the group camp at Sequim Bay State Park due to the instability of the ground, including ongoing shifting and sloughing. The group camp restroom had been sliding towards the bay, and the area was becoming unstable. For...

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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

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 11:39 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Skagit Island State Park

2 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:12 PM

Increased presence of ticks on island

A higher-than-normal presence of ticks has been spotted on the island. Visitors are urged to take precautions when camping or hiking on the island. For more information on preventing tick bites, visit the CDC link below.

July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

South Whidbey State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 3:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Spencer Spit State Park

2 Alerts
November 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Dump station closed

The dump station at Spencer Spit is closed and winterized from November 1 - March.

September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Spring Creek Hatchery State Park

3 Alerts
October 31, 2022 8:00 AM

Spring Creek Vault Restrooms are Closed for Winter 11/1

Vault restrooms are closed for the winter season beginning 11/1 and will reopen in the Spring.

September 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Construction: The Dalles Bridge

The Dalles Bridge closures resume Sept 29, 2022 are every Thurs 8 PM - Mon 6 AM thru possibly Feb 2023. Crossing at the Hood River Bridge is an alternative option. Be aware of delays and plan accordingly. For the most up to date information check out the...

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July 2, 2021 11:40 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Squak Mountain State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:41 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Squilchuck State Park

2 Alerts
December 1, 2022

Area Closed for Forest Health Treatment

A 66-acre area is anticipated to remain closed through May 1, 2023, for Forest Health Treatment. This will include a thinning process with the following project goals: reduce wildfire risk, improve residual tree vigor, reduce insect and disease, return...

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October 15, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn Ban - Level 1

Wood fires permitted in all designated fire pits.

Steamboat Rock State Park

3 Alerts
September 28, 2022 11:00 AM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

June 25, 2021 3:31 PM

Boat in campsites permanently closed.

The 12 boat in campsites are permanently closed. This area has now become a day use only beach.

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

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Steptoe Butte State Park

1 Alert
July 1, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Stuart Island State Park

2 Alerts
March 30, 2022 9:00 AM

Drinking water available until September 29

Drinking water is available on Stuart Island until September 29, 2022.

September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Sucia Island State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills..

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park

1 Alert
September 21, 2021 1:04 PM

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.
Gas and propane allowed.
Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

Tolmie State Park

3 Alerts
November 17, 2022 10:19 AM

NEW TEMPORARY TRAIL

A new temporary trail has been completed allowing visitors to access the trail system via the upper parking as the lower parking lot is closed until February 2023 for the fish passage update project.

September 9, 2022 11:38 AM

PARTIAL CLOSURE: CONSTRUCTION OF FISH PASSAGE AT TOLMIE

Washington State Parks will close the lower parking lot and all restroom facilities at Tolmie State Park near Lacey on Tuesday, Sept. 6 to complete a fish passage project.

The upper lot at Tolmie will remain open, with space for 30 cars, and portable...

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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.

Triton Cove State Park

3 Alerts
June 21, 2021 11:44 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

May 17, 2021 10:04 AM

Limited parking/boat ramp changes in affect for the 2021 shrimp fishing season

Limited space is available for truck/trailer combinations and single vehicles at Triton Cove State Park and no overflow parking is available.
Parking in areas other than designated parking areas is strictly prohibited and can result in citations and/or...

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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.

Turn Island State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 11:45 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Twanoh State Park

2 Alerts
September 19, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

May 11, 2021 10:26 AM

Twanoh shellfish harvest information

Clam and mussel seasons open from August 1 through September 30, 2021 only.
Oyster season open for harvest year-round. For more information please visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website.

Twanoh State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park

1 Alert
July 25, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Twin Harbors State Park

5 Alerts
November 4, 2022 8:00 AM

East side of campground closed due to seasonal flooding

The west side of the park Standard (dry camping) sites 192-233, are currently open for first come, first serve self-registration camping using cash or check for payment. Use the west side entrance off Highway 105 south. A self-registration station is...

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Latest Update:

May 9, 2022 10:48 AM

The seasonal closure will extend until at least 6/1/2022 due to the cold, wet spring weather. The park has not dried out as usual by this time of year.  Existing reservations for sites 1-85, 233-282 will be cancelled and refunded in full. 

September 30, 2022 8:00 AM

Trailer dump temporarily closed

There is a trailer dump available at Grayland Beach State Park located five miles to the south as well as at the rest stop just east of Elma on highway 8.

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September 28, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

December 2, 2016

Information regarding ocean beach approaches

The Schafer Road acean beach approach is permanently closed. The Bonge Road Ocean Beach Approach is typically open with occasional closures in the winter due to erosion issues.

December 2, 2016

Campsites 86 thru 190 permanently closed

Due to fungal tree rot, campsites 86 through 190 on the east side of Highway 105 have been permanently closed. This area is completely closed to all park visitors, and barricades have been placed at the entrance to this area.

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Volunteer Program

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Wallace Falls State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Wanapum Recreational Area

2 Alerts
November 10, 2022 3:40 PM

Wanapum under temporary closure

Wanapum Recreation Area is under a boil water notice until further notice.

June 20, 2022 9:00 AM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.

Washington State Parks - Statewide Emergency

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Wenatchee Confluence State Park

2 Alerts
October 16, 2022 8:00 AM

Camping News!

Camping is open year-round currently on a first come first served basis until March 31, 2023. Partial hook-ups will remain available after water is off to individual campsites beginning November 1st. There are two winter water supply spots for...

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October 15, 2022 8:00 AM

Burn Ban - Level 1

Wood fires permitted in all designated fire pits.

Westport Light State Park

2 Alerts
August 4, 2022 8:00 AM

Fires permitted in designated area only

Wood fires are allowed on ocean beaches 100' from dune vegetation. No more then 4'x4' in height and diameter.

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September 3, 2020 9:45 AM

Science Equipment at Westport Light

Scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Washington have installed antennas and data recording equipment at several coastal locations, including Westport Light State Park. This equipment is part of a project known as NANOOS that maps...

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Willapa Hills State Park Trail

1 Alert
June 28, 2022 2:58 PM

WHT CLOSED BETWEEN MP4-MP5 (APRX)

The Willapa Hills Trail is closed from approximately MP4 to MP5, where it crosses over State Route 6. A pedestrian overpass is under construction at this site to enable safe crossing of the highway by trail users. The project is expected to be complete in...

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Willie Keil's Grave State Park Heritage Site

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Winter Recreation

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Yakima Sportsman State Park

1 Alert
November 23, 2022 12:00 PM

Burn ban - level 1

Wood fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills.