Sept. 15, 2022 - Portland-based artist Nina Vichayapai spent five weeks pulling inspiration from the sites, sounds and people of Deception Pass as State Parks' first-ever artist in residence. Hear from the artist herself in her reflection on her experience.
August 24, 2022 - Looking for new day-trip experiences or traveling across the state? In the heart of Washington (Kittitas County specifically), you will find three of our parks – perfect for those wanting to check off a few on their must-visit list or newbie hikers looking to hit an easy-rated trail.
August 24, 2022 - The Beverly to Idaho Border section of the Palouse to Cascades Trail (PTCT) winds through the beautiful hills and prairies of eastern Washington. If you’re planning to visit, we encourage you to plan your trip in advance and know about area closures to have a safe and successful adventure.
August 2022 - Washington enjoys a wild coastline and a rich maritime heritage. The state is home to 21 lighthouses, nearly half of them in and around state parks. So, pick your park or parks, plan a trip and find the lighthouses of your dreams.
July 27, 2022 - Guest blogger Aimee Danielson and her family started paddleboarding a couple years ago – and haven’t stopped since! Learn from Aimee's experience as she shares tips and advice from the mistakes she's made - and the many places she has been.