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  1. Goldendale Observatory celebrates golden anniversary

    Posted on October 9, 2023

    A public event on Oct. 14 marks 50 years for the landmark Goldendale Observatory, which became a state park in 1980. Read on...
  2. State Parks Commission to meet in Winthrop

    Posted on October 10, 2023

    The public is welcome to attend in-person or online. Read on...
  1. Parks earns RAIN’s 2023 Outstanding Agency Award

    Posted on September 22, 2023

    Parks recognized for commitment to inclusive work culture for LGBTQ+ staff Read on...
  2. Future expansion opportunity for Riverside State Park needs public input

    Posted on September 13, 2023

    The public is invited to learn more and share feedback on Sept. 26 and 28 Read on...
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  1. State Parks Park Aide Recruitment Graphic

    Become a seasonal Park Aide!

    Do you want to work outdoors as a valued member of our team preserving Washington’s treasured lands, waterways and heritage? Washington State Parks will hire 305 seasonal park aides this spring, and you could be one of them! Read on...