Learn, play and relax in the shadow of Mount St. Helens May 15, 2019 Looking to celebrate the anniversary of eruption of Mount St. Helens? Make it an overnighter at woodsy Seaquest State Park. It's across the street from the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center and on the way up to the Johnston Ridge Observatory and other great viewing areas.
Witnessing the power and drama at Cape Disappointment April 23, 2019 Long Beach photographer Jane Webb shares her stunning photos capturing the power and beauty of the the crashing surf this week on our blog. Come be inspired to visit this incredible park, and see what changes are happening to the surrounding jetties.
From mountain to meadow: Brooks Memorial State Park April 3, 2019 Looking for recreation that combines the best of Washington's diverse and dramatic landscapes? Look no further than Brooks Memorial State Park! Here you'll find a top-notch camping park with majestic mountains, subalpine meadows full of flowers and sweeping vistas in the Columbia Plateau region.
Broadcast your love: get hitched in a state parks amphitheater
Feb. 27, 2019. Outdoor ceremonies are a delightful alternative to a traditional wedding venue. But if you are looking for a venue that's happy medium between outdoor beauty and indoor conveniences, why not say I do at a Washington state park amphitheater?
Give back, live the dream: be a camp host! Feb. 20, 2019 Got some time to give and a mind to serve? Love the outdoors? Come volunteer at Washington state parks! Our volunteers enrich our parks in so many ways. From camp hosting to interpreting to maintenance, there's no end to the ways you can give back to the lands you love. Come learn how!
Wake up to snow!
Feb. 6, 2019 Coming down with camping fever? State parks are chock full of opportunities for getting your camp on even during the rosy-cheeks weather. From tent camping to RV's to cozy cabins, we've got the scoop on some fresh winter camping options for every style and budget!
Chill out on a winter fishing vacation at Lake Chelan Jan. 31, 2019 Lake Chelan is a great catch for a winter fishing vacation. And this year the state park is open for parking, launching, playing and staying so you can bring in a string of kokanee or mackinaw. Here's all you need to plan a rewarding winter fishing vacation in a spectacular setting.