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  1. Open House meeting for Miller Peninsula State Park Property

    Washington State Parks will hold a public open house to hear from the community and answer questions about the Miller Peninsula State Park Property. Read on...
  2. Celebrate National Public Lands Day on September 24 on state-managed lands

    Parks invites visitors to enjoy state-managed lands on Sat., Sept. 24 in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass for day-use visits to a state park or on lands managed by DNR or WDFW on this day. Read on...
  3. State Parks Commission to meet in Pullman

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular hybrid commission meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Gladish Community Center in Pullman. Read on...
  4. Port of Lopez launches a new free pumpout boat in Fisherman Bay

    A new sewage pumpout boat is providing free service to recreational boaters in the San Juan Islands. Read on...
  5. Girl Scouts Love State Parks activities set for Sept. 9-11

    Several state parks will offer activities during Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend. Interpretive rangers will host scavenger hunts, arts and crafts for kids of all ages. Read on...
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