Give the gift of state parks!
Nov. 13, 2019Looking to add a new twist to your holiday gift giving? Why not give the gift of the great outdoors? The Washington State Parks store has a super selection of gifts to fit any budget and recreation interest. Plus you can shop from home. Come explore — and shop — today!
Choose your own adventure at Riverside State Park
Nov. 6, 2019 Looking for the one-stop-shop for recreation in eastern Washington? Look no further than Riverside State Park! With 9,000 acres, this forested park has everything from forests to wetlands, boating to horseback riding and camping to cozy cabins. What do you want to do outside today? Come find it at Riverside.
Parks after dark: Halloween 2019
Oct. 9, 2019. Do "boo" want a good haunt? Five Washington state parks are hosting groovy and ghouly Halloween happenings this season. Check out our round up of spooktacular events and fun fall festivals happening state wide!
Washington leads the charge on prescriptions for nature Oct.2, 2019 Have a healthy relationship with nature! Oct. 6-12 is Mental Illness Awareness Week and this year Washington State Parks partnered with Park Rx America to promote better health through nature. Learn all about this exciting new program that makes it easy for healthcare providers to prescribe parks and other natural areas as part of a whole body health routine.
Experience living history at Sacajawea Historical State Park
Sept. 25, 2019 Heritage Days at Sacajawea Historical State Park is a chance for you to experience Washington history up close and personal. Get the scoop on this event taking place this weekend! Bonus: Saturday is a State Parks free day — no Discover Pass required to park.
Get ride on it! Bike your parks day 2019 Sept. 18, 2019 Beach cruiser or BMX, recumbent or mountain bike—few transportation modes are more simple and exciting than cycling. Come plan a trip exploring your favorite parks by bike on Sept. 28, as we celebrate Bike Your Park Day AND National Public Lands Day.