Nov. 30, 2022 - Fresh snow brings out the little kid in all of us - and waking up in the snow can take that excitement to a new level. Here's what you need to know about cold-weather camping in Washington state!
Oct. 19, 2022 - Being in a space where everyone innately understands what it means to be a person of color is rare — especially in an outdoor recreation setting. That's why the Washington Trails Association is gearing up for another exciting season of the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP).
Sept. 15, 2022 - Portland-based artist Nina Vichayapai spent five weeks pulling inspiration from the sites, sounds and people of Deception Pass as State Parks' first-ever artist in residence. Hear from the artist herself in her reflection on her experience.
August 24, 2022 - Looking for new day-trip experiences or traveling across the state? In the heart of Washington (Kittitas County specifically), you will find three of our parks – perfect for those wanting to check off a few on their must-visit list or newbie hikers looking to hit an easy-rated trail.
August 24, 2022 - The Beverly to Idaho Border section of the Palouse to Cascades Trail (PTCT) winds through the beautiful hills and prairies of eastern Washington. If you’re planning to visit, we encourage you to plan your trip in advance and know about area closures to have a safe and successful adventure.