Press Release

April 06, 2022

State Parks Commission to meet in Ilwaco

OLYMPIA – April 6, 2022 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular in-person commission meeting Thursday, April 14 at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco.

Commission action items include 2023-25 capital budget target request level and proposed modifications to the Klickitat State Park Trail long-term park boundary.

In addition, the commission will hear updates and reports from agency staff and the Washington State Parks Foundation.

A work session is scheduled the day before the regular meeting, on Wednesday, April 13. Work sessions are open to the public; however, there will be no opportunity for the public to comment and no formal action will be taken.

The commission will tour Cape Disappointment State Park beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April. 12. The tour will begin at the North Head parking lot. On Friday, April 15, the commission will tour Leadbetter State Park beginning at 8:30 a.m. The public is welcome to attend the tours but must provide their own transportation

Bi-monthly commission meeting

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday, April 13
Work session

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 14
Regular meeting

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum
115 SE Lake Street
Ilwaco, WA 98624

Virtual access by WebEx:

Commission work session April 13:

Regular Commission meeting April 14:

The commission has six regular meetings a year in pre-determined locations around the state. Time for public comment is provided at all regular meetings. A full agenda, including information about opportunities for public comment is available at on State Parks' website.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is made up of seven citizen volunteers appointed by the governor to staggered six-year terms. The commission is charged with providing policy direction for the agency.

News media contact:
Amanda McCarthy, Interim Communications Director

About Washington State Parks

The Washington State Park Commission manages more than 100 state parks and properties totaling approximately 120,000 acres. The Commission provides a variety of recreation opportunities for citizens and provides stewardship protection for a diverse array of natural, cultural and historic resources. State Parks’ statewide programs include long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation.