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  1. News Releases
  2. Park Stories
  3. Accomplishments
  1. Moorage dock at Sequim Bay State Park closes permanently

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will permanently close the moorage dock at Sequim Bay State Park on Sept. 15. Read on...
  2. Cornet Bay Marina closes for reconstruction

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will begin contracted reconstruction work to the Cornet Bay Marina pier at Deception Pass State Park on Sept. 9. Read on...
  3. State Parks Commission to meet in Richland

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its regular in-person commission meeting Thursday, Sept. 16, in Richland. Read on...
  4. State lands honor Public Lands Day with a Discover Pass free day

    In recognition of National and Washington Public Lands Day, Washington State Parks, Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will offer free entrance to state lands on Saturday, Sept. 25. Read on...
  5. Next Discover Pass free day is Aug. 25

    In recognition of the National Park Service’s 105th birthday, Washington State Parks, Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will offer free entrance to state lands on Wednesday, Aug. 25. Read on...
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