Tag Archives: Washington State Parks

Celebrate New Year’s Day with a hike at Lake Sylvia State park

Lake Sylvia State Park

MONTESANO, Wash. – The 3rd Annual “First Hike” will hit the Lake Sylvia trails at 1 P.M. this Wednesday. Remember to bring your Discover Pass for all day parking, or carpool to the 2.5-mile hike along Sylvia Creek in Montesano.

Celebrate New Year’s Day with a Washington state park hike

OLYMPIA , Wash. - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the first day of 2014 with First Day Hikes, an event available at select state parks on Jan. 1. 

In the spirit of

60,000 large rainbow trout stocked on westside, part of WDFW’s “Fall into Fishing”

OLYMPIA – With tens of thousands of large rainbow trout recently stocked and more on the way, Puget Sound and Southwest Washington anglers can cross an early item off holiday wish lists.

The Washington Department

Timberland Regional Library November Calendar for Grays Harbor

Ongoing library programs: Story Times


Readiness for reading and school, positive experiences among families and friends, and growth in the connection between libraries, learning and joy: these are some of the objectives of library story time programs for children from

Schafer Bros. Logging Co. film screening & Schafer State Park book signing

Local library hosts Peter Schafer Reid and Barbara Seal Ogle at Lake Quinault Lodge Sat., Nov. 2

QUINAULT, Wash. - At its peak in the 1920s, Schafer Bros., one of the largest lumber businesses in the Northwest,

Sheriff’s Office offering boater education coarse

MONTESANO, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Montesano Fire Department, will offer a boater education course for Washington boaters. This eight hour course provides boaters the basics of safe boating for recreational boaters.

This course

WDFW to stock western Washington lakes with large rainbow trout this fall

OLYMPIA, Wash. - As part of its new "Fall into Fishing" promotion, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish hatchery crews began stocking 33 Western Washington lakes with 75,000 large rainbow trout in October.

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Washington state parks remain open – Federal shutdown does not affect state parks operations

OLYMPIA, Wash. - As news of the Federal Government shutdown reaches the public today, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission reminds visitors that state parks remain open and available as normal, moving into the fall and winter season. 

Campfire ban lifted in Washington State Parks

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the end of a general campfire ban in state parks east of the Cascades.

The action follows an announcement Wednesday by the Department of Natural Resources, lifting a

Washington CoastSavers Partner with Operation Shore Patrol

Volunteers needed to clean up state park coastal beaches.

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and its partners invite the public to participate in Operation Shore Patrol and the International Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 21.


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