Get Ride on it! Bike Your Park Day 2020
Sept. 23, 2020 Beach cruiser or BMX, recumbent or mountain bike—few transportation modes are more simple and exciting than cycling. Join cycling enthusiasts nationwide this weekend for virtual Bike Your Park Day events or be inspired to register and roll out for your own two-wheeled adventure.
Biking the Apple Capitol Recreational Loop Trail Aug. 31, 2020 A wide, flat, 10-mile trail, big skies, warm weather and great camping — sound like an ideal late-summer bike trip? Look no further than the Apple Capitol Loop Trail. Come along with Tacoma bloggers Brandon and Stacy as they show you how to get the best out of this popular Wenatchee outdoor recreation destination!
Cheers to our volunteers! 2019 State Parks Volunteer Award winner!
Aug. 6, 2020Our dedicated State Parks volunteers enrich the parks experience the year round for visitors and staff alike. Once a year we like to honor these hard-working, giving folks for the outstanding work they do. Here are our 2020 State Parks Volunteer Award winners.
What's the buzz? Pollinators bring beauty — and more — to parks!
July 22, 2020Pollinators make more than just a pretty picture! Animals that fly, crawl and leap among flowering blooms are essential to the flowers we love and the foods we eat. Explore all the gifts pollinators bring us with Parks Interpretive Specialist Kevin LIeske.
Make it a beach-friendly Fourth of July
June 29, 2020 Washington's Coast is a popular July 4th destination. It's also a precious resource and habitat for humans and marine life alike. Learn about how to have a fun, safe and beach-friendly Fourth of July from the dedicated folks at CoastSavers!
North Head Lighthouse celebrates 122 years
June 9, 2020 North Head Lighthouse just turned 122 -- and it's looking better than ever. Read all about the decade-long restoration process in this blog by Parks Interpretive Specialist Stephen Wood, and be inspired to visit this beautiful landmark soon at Cape Disappointment State Park.