Campfires prohibited in all Washington state parks

Washington State Parks announced today that campfires in all state parks will be prohibited until further notice to help prevent human-caused wildfires during the hot

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Washington’s Clean Boating Program wins $1.5 Million federal grant for waste pumpouts

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a $1.5 million grant to the Washington State Parks Department’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, which works in partnership with

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Boating Program urges boaters to be safe this Fourth of July weekend

Thousands of boaters will hit the water this July 4th holiday to enjoy the weather and to get the best views of waterfront fireworks shows. Washington State Parks and

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Law enforcement administrators meet in Pacific County to discuss trending issues

The Pacific County Sheriff recently hosted a meeting of local law enforcement administrators to discuss several regional issues. The combined agency meeting was

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More Washington boaters require Boater Education Card in 2014

As of January 1st, 2014, all Washington boaters aged 59 or younger must have the state’s mandatory Boater Education Card on board when operating a motorboat with 15 horsepower or greater

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State Parks Commission to hold regular meeting in Olympia this week

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet in Olympia for its regular meeting this week.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at

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Free Days at Washington State Parks this weekend

OLYMPIA – Washington State Parks announces Sunday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan. 20 are the first of 12 “free days” in 2014 when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass

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