Extra! Extra! Read all about it: The people, special places and interesting and unique programs and activities that make up your Washington state park system.

News media: You are welcome to publish the staff-produced stories and photos in the "Park Stories" and "Accomplishments" tabs below. Simply provide credit to Washington State Parks. Please do us a favor, and let us know via emailing our office.

Do you have questions about a story? Want other story ideas? Let us know by e-mail, or call the Communications Office at (360) 902-8562.

  1. News Releases
  2. Park Stories
  3. Accomplishments
  1. Parks commission to meet with governor next week

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet with Gov. Jay Inslee next week at the Capitol. Read on...
  2. Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week runs Jan. 18-26

    Washington State Parks’ Winter Recreation Program and the Washington State Snowmobile Association (WSSA) announce that Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week begins this Saturday, Jan. 18, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 26. Read on...
  3. State Parks hiring seasonal park aides for summer 2020 season

    Washington State Parks announces its annual recruitment for hundreds of seasonal park aides for the 2020 summer season. Each summer, State Parks employs 400 park aides and 45 senior park aides to work the busy season — April through September. Read on...
  4. Public invited to learn about recommendations for Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks

    Washington State Parks will hold a public meeting to share preliminary recommendations for recreation and land use at Alta Lake and Bridgeport state parks. Read on...
  5. State Parks Commission to meet next week in Union

    The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its first regular commission meeting of the year on Thursday, Jan. 23, in Union. Read on...
View All