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  2. Park Stories
  3. Accomplishments
  1. State Parks recruiting for permanent and seasonal Park Ranger 1 positions

    Washington State Parks is hiring multiple Park Ranger 1 positions — both permanent and seasonal — across the state. Read on...
  2. State Parks Commission to meet next week

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its next regular meeting virtually on Jan. 28. At the meeting, the Commission is expected to take action on the U.S. Navy’s proposal to conduct special operations training in 28 state parks Read on...
  3. State Parks Commission to hold special meeting on Jan. 21

    UPDATE 1/20/21: The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a special virtual meeting Jan. 21, to discuss and select candidates to interview for the state park director position. Read on...
  4. Take a guided snowshoe hike this winter at Lake Easton State Park

    Washington State Parks invites the public to enjoy guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton State Park. Guided hikes take place Saturdays and Sundays starting this weekend through February. Read on...
  5. Sno-Park use soars — causing congestion, questions

    Washington State Parks' Winter Recreation Program offers tips for outdoor enthusiasts to plan for crowded conditions at Sno-Parks. Read on...
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