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Alta Lake State Park

2 Alerts
July 13, 2021 10:00 AM

Air quality- fair to poor

Due to smoke from area wildfires, air quality and visibility are fair to poor (depending on weather patterns, such as wind and temperature). There is currently no threat to Alta Lake State Park for active wildfires.

June 24, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Anderson Lake State Park

3 Alerts
June 24, 2021 8:31 AM

Anderson Lake closed to all water-based activities

Due to a rise in the level of toxins produced by an algae bloom, Washington State Parks has closed Anderson Lake to fishing, boating, and swimming. Exposure to the toxins in the water can cause serious illness or death to pets and people. For more...

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June 23, 2021 4:11 PM

Trails closed

Due to flooding caused by beaver dams, the entire Lakeside Trail is closed until further notice. The Savage Memorial Trail is also closed at the flood point on the southern portion of the trail.

June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Battle Ground Lake State Park

1 Alert
July 1, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Burn ban - level 3
Gas / propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas / propane fire pits allowed.
No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Bay View State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Beacon Rock Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Beacon Rock State Park

2 Alerts
July 15, 2021 8:00 AM

Beacon Rock Technical Climbing Open (with exception)

Effective 8 a.m. July 15th, Beacon Rock will open for technical rock climbing with the following exception: East Face is permanently closed for the protection of rare species, as well as cultural and historical resources. Please contact the park office at...

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June 28, 2021 9:07 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas / propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas / propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Belfair State Park

3 Alerts
May 7, 2021 3:06 PM

Road resurfacing project may affect travel times to park

Due to the ongoing WSDOT paving project on SR 300 between Belfair and Belfair State Park, travelers can expect one-way alternating traffic and significant delays on the highway between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays until further notice.
Additional...

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September 8, 2020 9:10 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

August 13, 2020 9:39 AM

Recreational shellfish harvesting closed at Belfair State Park

Belfair State Park is closed for all shellfish harvesting at this time. It will reopen Aug. 1 and close Sept. 30.

Birch Bay State Park

2 Alerts
August 30, 2021 6:00 AM

Part of Helweg Road will be closed in September

The West end of Helweg Road will be closed September 22-24 and September 28-30 for geotechnical borings. Birch Bay Drive can still be accessed via Jackson Road from the park. Please call the park office at 360-371-2800 with any questions.

August 26, 2021 6:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Blake Island State Park

5 Alerts
August 6, 2021

Buoy Limits

Moorage limits on the two South End Buoys are restricted to 36 feet. Boats 37-feet and longer are prohibited from using south end buoys. All other buoys have a one boat limit and no rafting on all buoys. Limits are posted on the buoys.

July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 18, 2021 9:12 AM

Moorage Rules and Information

Moorage is limited to 3 consecutive nights and boats larger than 45ft are not permitted to moor on buoys. Boats greater than 45ft must use dock.

March 11, 2021

Marina Pump-out Station Closed

The marina pump-out station is currently closed due to maintenance issues until further notice. Contact the park office for further information.

July 13, 2020

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Blake Island State Park Pumpout

1 Alert
March 11, 2021 2:24 PM

Temporary closure

The pumpout station at Blake Island Marina will be temporarily closed until further notice due to electrical issues.

Blind Island State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.
No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Bogachiel State Park

2 Alerts
September 8, 2021 3:00 PM

Trailer dump station closed for repair

Trailer dump station is closed for repairs. Water fill up is still operational.

July 2, 2021 7:10 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Bottle Beach State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 8:00 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Bridgeport State Park

3 Alerts
July 13, 2021 10:00 AM

Air quality- fair to poor

Due to smoke from area wildfires, air quality and visibility are fair to poor (depending on weather patterns, such as wind and temperature). There is currently no threat to Bridgeport State Park for active wildfires.

July 13, 2021 10:00 AM

High levels of blue and green algae present on Rufus Woods Lake

Rufus Woods Lake which is accessible from Bridgeport State Park has high levels of blue and green algae present. The Department of Health recommends that people and pets stay out of areas with toxic algae blooms. For more information about this toxic...

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June 25, 2021 9:36 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Bridle Trails State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Brooks Memorial State Park

2 Alerts
June 23, 2021 8:35 AM

Trails on east side of Brooks Memorial closed to the public

Due to extreme fire danger, the trails on the east side of Brooks Memorial (the Brooks back country on the east side of the Learning Center) are closed to the public until further notice. For more information, please call (509) 773-4611.

June 21, 2021 9:43 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Cama Beach State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Camano Island State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

February 7, 2020 5:20 PM

Canyon Trail reopened

The Canyon Trail at Camano Island State Park has been fully repaired and is now open.

Camp Wooten Environmental Learning Center

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 4, 2020 2:49 PM

Park closed

This park will remain closed beyond May 5. We are working on the best approach and timing for reopening this and other closed parks.

Cape Disappointment State Park

5 Alerts
September 7, 2021 4:04 PM

Reservations open 7 a.m. April 1, 2022 for sites 1-10, 21-30, and 101-110

Sites 1-10, 21-30, and 101-110 are not reservable for the 2022 spring and summer seasons until after the storm season as these sites are susceptible to erosion. The sites open for 2022 spring and summer reservations at 7 a.m. PT on April 1, 2022.

July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

June 21, 2021 2:49 PM

Access to the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse has been closed.

Access to the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse has been closed by the Coast Guard. This closure includes the latter part of the Cape Disappointment trail from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center to the Lighthouse and access to Dead Man's Cove.

June 21, 2021 1:31 PM

North Head Lighthouse is closed for tours until further notice due to COVID 19.

North Head Lighthouse is closed for tours until further notice due to COVID 19. You may still see the lighthouse from the outside.

June 9, 2021 1:47 PM

Area D sites 181-231 these are all now able to be reserved.

There are no longer any first come first serve sites in Area D sites 181-231 these are all now able to be reserved.

Centennial Trail State Park

2 Alerts
July 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 4

No open flames of any type.

No smoking allowed.

Trails and undeveloped areas may be closed to entry.

Internal RV stoves are allowed.

June 25, 2021 3:02 PM

Reroute complete and trailhead open

Centennial Trail reroute of the dedicated trail from Carlson Trailhead to Sontag Park is now open. Carlson Trailhead is also reopened for day-use parking. Construction crews and equipment will be in the area to finish final details. Please be advised some...

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Clark Island State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Columbia Hills State Park

5 Alerts
September 3, 2021 11:12 AM

Toxic Algae Present in Horsethief Lake

Lake unsafe for people and pets. Do not swim. Do not drink lake water. Keep pets away. Clean fish well and discard guts. Avoid areas of scum when boating.

August 25, 2021 8:50 AM

Arbor crew work scheduled for Sept 20 - 23 throughout park

Arbor crews will be at work Sept 20 - 23 mitigating potential tree hazards throughout Maryhill and Columbia Hills State Park’s day-use and campground areas. Arborists will accommodate campers and day-use visitors to the best of their ability. However,...

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August 18, 2021 8:30 AM

SOME STATE PARKS TRAILS CLOSED DUE TO WILDFIRE DANGER

Trails accessible from The Dalles Mountain Ranch and Crawford Oaks Trailheads are closed due to fire danger.

July 13, 2021 11:26 AM

Burn ban - level 4

No open flames of any type.

No smoking allowed.

Trails and undeveloped areas may be closed to entry.

Internal RV stoves are allowed.

June 24, 2021 11:26 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Columbia Plateau Trail

2 Alerts
June 9, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

September 9, 2020

Trail closure from Burr Canyon to Box Canyon due to fire damage - until further notice

On September 7, 2020 a wind driven wildfire burned from the Pasco-Kahlotus Rd. to the Snake River at Windust, WA. The fire burned an approximate 6.0 mile section on the Columbia Plateau trail including four (4) trestles from Burr Canyon to Box Canyon....

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Conconully State Park

2 Alerts
September 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Firefighter Spike Camp in day use and overflow area

Firefighter spike camp will be set up in day use and overflow area for at least two weeks. There will be porta potties, a shower unit, refrigeration unit, and tents.

June 24, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Crawford State Park

1 Alert
July 1, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Curlew Lake State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:34 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Cutts Island State Park

3 Alerts
June 21, 2021 8:00 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

July 29, 2020 1:43 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

May 7, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Oyster Season open year round.
Clam Season open year round.

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Daroga State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:38 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Dash Point State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Deception Pass State Park

7 Alerts
September 3, 2021 9:30 AM

Cornet Bay Marina pier closed beginning September 9, 2021

The pier at Cornet Bay Marina will be closed beginning September 9, 2021 for demolition and reconstruction. The floating docks will remain open until October but will not have shore access. The pier is expected to reopen in Spring of 2022.

August 30, 2021 9:45 AM

North Beach boardwalk closed

Due to unsafe conditions, the North Beach trail boardwalk is closed indefinitely. We apologize for the inconvenience.

August 16, 2021 4:45 PM

Pass Lake closed for all activities until further notice

Pass lake is closed until further notices for ALL activities due to toxic algae. No swimming, boating or fishing is allowed. Please keep yourself and your pets safe and stay out of the water.

July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Effective at 5:00pm on July 2, 2021 until further notice: No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves allowed. Portable gas/propane fire pits allowed, these devices produce flame but not smoke.


January 14, 2020

Bowman Bay pier closed

Due to unsafe conditions, the Bowman Bay pier is closed indefinitely. We apologize for the inconvenience.

September 12, 2019 10:39 AM

Bowman Bay playground closed

Due to unsafe conditions, the Bowman Bay playground is closed indefinitely. It is unknown at this time whether repairs will be made or if the playground will be replaced. We apologize for the inconvenience.

March 13, 2019 12:26 PM

Bridges to undergo repairs

Beginning Spring 2019, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will begin a two-year project to repair, restore and repaint the Deception Pass Bridge and Canoe Pass Bridge. The project will repair corroded...

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Doe Island State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Dosewallips State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021 7:10 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

April 30, 2021 3:08 PM

Construction in the campground

A restroom and campsite construction project is taking place near sites 61-70, 129, 130 and the Platform Tents. Visitors can expect construction Monday through Friday.

May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Doug's Beach State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 2:35 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Dry Falls Visitor Center

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Eagle Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

July 29, 2020 1:44 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

Federation Forest State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Fields Spring State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Flaming Geyser State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

February 20, 2020 1:14 PM

Trail closures

The Bubbling Geyser, Upper River and the Fisherman's trails just east of the lodge in the main day-use area are closed until further notice due to unstable slopes from recent landslides.

August 22, 2017 11:35 AM

There is currently no potable water available at Flaming Geyser State Park.

There is currently no potable water available at Flaming Geyser State Park.

Fort Casey State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

April 16, 2021 10:51 AM

Docks are in for the 2021 boating season

One string of floating docks has been returned to the water for the season at the Keystone boat launch. Planning and permit approvals continue for the breakwater installation and complete boat dock replacement project.

Fort Columbia State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 9:46 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fort Ebey State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

June 15, 2021 2:53 PM

Sewer project on trail - Gun Battery to campground

A few weeks of construction on the Fort Ebey sewer will begin on Wednesday, June 16. The trail between the Gun Battery and the campground will be closed. Expect some noise. Minimal work will also take place in the campground.

Fort Flagler State Park

5 Alerts
July 1, 2021 2:09 PM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

April 30, 2021 12:22 PM

Mystery Bay mooring buoys closed

The mooring buoys at Mystery Bay State Park will be closed for maintenance until further notice. For further information call 360-385-1259.

August 24, 2020 8:53 AM

Winter Water Supply

Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water at each campsite is turned off from November through March 31st. A potable water supply is located in campsite #93

August 24, 2020

Emergency Closure of the North/Port Townsend Side Boat Launch

The North/ Port Townsend side boat launch in Fort Flagler has been closed due to exposed rebar that poses a safety hazard to vehicles and boat trailers. The South/Kilisut Harbor boat launch is still open and available for use.

August 24, 2020

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Fort Simcoe State Park

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

June 21, 2021 11:09 AM

Alcohol Restrictions

Alcohol is not permitted at Fort Simcoe State Park. This policy is strictly enforced throughout the park, including reserved picnic shelters.

Fort Townsend State Park

4 Alerts
September 14, 2021 4:18 PM

Group camp closed

The group camp at Fort Townsend State Park will remain closed until an assessment of the health of the trees in the area can be completed.

July 1, 2021 2:26 PM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 27, 2021 1:36 PM

Mooring buoys closed

The mooring buoys at Fort Townsend State Park are closed for maintenance until further notice.

August 24, 2020

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Fort Worden State Park

9 Alerts
August 24, 2021 1:04 PM

Planned power outage

There will be a planned power outage on September 14th from 7am-3pm. This outage is necessary to replace the transformer that supplies power to the entire park. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

July 21, 2021 9:08 AM

Upper Forest Campground Bathroom Construction

The restroom and showers in the Upper Forest Campground will be under construction from April 30 - September 16, 2021. Portable toilets will be available in the Upper Forest campground. The nearest available flushing restrooms and showers will be at the...

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July 16, 2021 9:00 AM

Boat launch is open for use at your own risk

Fort Worden boat launch is open for use at your own risk. The launch may become very sandy. Four wheel drive vehicles are highly recommended. Launching during periods of low tides not recommended. Boat launch open July 16 until mid September.

July 1, 2021 2:47 PM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

June 18, 2021 3:11 PM

Rothschild House Museum closed

Rothschild House at Fort Worden Historical State Park in Port Townsend will remain closed until later this summer or fall. Enjoy the gardens around the house and take in the view with a picnic. Or take a virtual tour here: https://loom.ly/8zRhKSk

August 24, 2020 3:17 PM

Winter Water Supply

Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water in both campgrounds will be turned off from November through March 15th. Exact dates are dependent upon the weather. A potable water supply is located near the entrance to the campground.

August 24, 2020 2:58 PM

Museum and gift shop closed

To comply with Governor Inslee's mandate, the Coast Artillery Museum and the Friends of Fort Worden gift shop are both closed until further notice.

August 24, 2020 9:49 AM

Fort Worden floating dock closed

Emergency Closure: The floating dock at the Fort Worden pier is out of service until further notice due to recent storm damage. Until necessary repairs are made, incoming vessels will be unable to access this location/facility.

August 24, 2020

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

4 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:36 PM

The Trees of Stone petrified log trail system is closed

The Trees of Stone petrified log trail system is closed due to high fire danger. The parking lot and trailside museum will remain open.

August 12, 2021 12:30 PM

Ginkgo Natural Area closed

Due to extreme fire danger the Ginkgo Natural Area trail is closed until further notice.

June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

March 12, 2020 4:01 PM

Gate installed at north end of park for motorized access

State Parks recently installed a gate at the north end of the Ginkgo State Park property, where the access road continues on to lands managed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The new gate and permit process will operate the same way as the...

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Goldendale Observatory State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 3:53 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime and there are no barbecue facilities available.

Grayland Beach State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Beach fires are also banned.

Griffiths-Priday State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Hope Island State Park - Mason

4 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:07 PM

Increased presence of ticks on island

A higher-than-normal presence of ticks has been spotted on the island. Visitors are urged to take precautions when camping or hiking on the island. For more information on preventing tick bites, visit the CDC link below.

June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

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July 29, 2020 1:45 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

December 13, 2013 7:51 AM

No Pets Allowed

Pets are not allowed on the island.

Hope Island State Park - Skagit

2 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:10 PM

Increased presence of ticks on island

A higher-than-normal presence of ticks has been spotted on the island. Visitors are urged to take precautions when camping or hiking on the island. For more information on preventing tick bites, visit the CDC link below.

July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Ike Kinswa State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 7:05 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

August 1, 2019 7:45 AM

Attention boaters: Boat launch ends abruptly

Attention boaters: The boat launch at Ike Kinswa State Park (on Mayfield Lake) ends abruptly due to material washing out at the base of the concrete ramp and leaving a 10-inch drop. Signs are in place indicating where the drop off occurs. Be aware that...

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Illahee State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

July 13, 2020

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Islands Marine Center Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Jackson House

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

James Island State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

November 16, 2020 11:13 AM

Currently no water available.

The water reserve is currently out until further notice.

Jarrell Cove State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 9:50 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

June 7, 2021 1:16 PM

Mooring buoy registration by phone available at Jarrell Cove State Park

ATTENTION BOATERS: Beginning June 1, 2021, when you tie up to a mooring buoy at Jarrell Cove State Park, you can register and pay from the convenience of your mobile phone. Simply call the phone number listed on the mooring buoy and give the operators the...

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Jarrell Cove State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Joemma Beach State Park

3 Alerts
September 7, 2021 9:47 AM

Joemma Beach seasonal float removal

The floats at Joemma Beach will be removed on September 28, 2021.

July 2, 2021 9:52 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 8, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Jones Island State Park

2 Alerts
August 5, 2021 9:00 AM

No drinking water available

Drinking water is no longer available at Jones Island State Park.

July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Joseph Whidbey State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Kanaskat-Palmer State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

March 17, 2020 2:37 PM

Welcome station closed

Due to COVID 19 and mandated social distancing, the welcome station will be temporarily closed to the public. Use the side drive-up window during opening hours: 1-3 p.m. Friday-Monday.

Kinney Point State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Kitsap Memorial State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 14, 2021 12:38 PM

Heritage Area- Log Hall Reservations

The Heritage area is currently open for reservations. You can book your reservation by calling (888) 226-7688 or on line at

July 13, 2020

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Shellfish harvesting in the park is closed until further notice. Clam and oyster populations have declined and are insufficient for harvesting.

Klickitat State Park Trail

2 Alerts
June 21, 2021 2:26 PM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

June 3, 2021 9:07 AM

Klickitat Trail - Swale Canyon closed due to high fire danger effective 6/4/2021

Swale Canyon closed due to high fire danger effective 6/4/2021 until further notice

Kopachuck State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021 10:09 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

September 29, 2020 11:12 AM

Campgrounds Closed Permanently

Kopachuck State Park is open for day-use only. Due to hazardous trees in the forest, the campground area is closed permanently.

January 25, 2018

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Oyster Season April 1 to May 31
Clam Season April 1 to May 31


Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Lake Chelan State Park

2 Alerts
July 13, 2021 10:00 AM

The Central Lakes Area is experiencing intermittent smoke patterns due to area wildfires.

The Central Lakes Area consists of Lake Chelan, Twenty-five Mile Creek, Alta Lake and Bridgeport State Parks

June 25, 2021 8:47 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lake Easton State Park

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

September 29, 2020 11:14 AM

Metal Detecting Prohibited

By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, this park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.

Lake Sammamish State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lake Sylvia State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lake Wenatchee State Park

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

September 29, 2020 11:17 AM

Lake Wenatchee - Metal Detecting no longer allowed.

Lake Wenatchee - Metal Detecting no longer allowed.

Larrabee State Park

5 Alerts
September 14, 2021 12:00 PM

Temporary 3 week closure of Cleator road

Cleator Road within Larrabee State Park will be closed for approximately 3 weeks from October 1st – 22nd. For information please call 360-676-2093.

August 31, 2021 10:00 AM

Fragrance Lake bridge closure

The boardwalk at the West end of Fragrance Lake will be closed starting September 8 for replacement. The rest of Fragrance Lake trail around the lake will remain open during construction. This alert will be updated once construction is completed.

August 26, 2021 6:00 AM

Clayton Beach Trail Construction

Construction of the new Clayton Beach Trail will begin August 30, 2021 and will last several months. The existing trail will remain open to visitors during construction. Please call the park office at 360-676-2093 if you have any questions.

August 26, 2021 6:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

July 1, 2019 8:31 AM

There is no ADA beach access within the park

There is no ADA beach access within Larrabee State Park. All beach access areas have uneven terrain and/or steps.

Leadbetter Point State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 9:47 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime

December 26, 2017

Trail System at Leadbetter State Park & Willapa Bay Wildlife Refuge Subject to Seasonal Flooding

The trail system at Leadbetter State Park and the Willapa Bay Wildlife Refuge are impacted by seasonal flooding and are impassable during the winter months.

Lewis and Clark State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 7:05 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 28, 2019

Wading pool is closed

Wading pool is closed until further notice.

Lewis and Clark Trail State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lime Kiln Point State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lincoln Rock State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Lyons Ferry State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Manchester State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

July 13, 2020

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes

Maryhill State Park

3 Alerts
August 25, 2021 9:00 AM

Arbor crew work scheduled for Sept 20 - 23 throughout park

Arbor crews will be at work Sept 20 - 23 mitigating potential tree hazards throughout Maryhill and Columbia Hills State Park’s day-use and campground areas. Arborists will accommodate campers and day-use visitors to the best of their ability. However,...

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June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

March 1, 2021 12:19 PM

Showers in day-use area are inoperable

The showers in the day-use area at Maryhill State Park continue to be inoperable. There is no estimated reopening date at this time.

Matia Island State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:19 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

McMicken Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 24, 2021 11:19 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

No Fires Allowed at any Time.

July 29, 2020 1:46 PM

Limited moorage buoy availability

We have recently experienced a substantial loss of moorage buoys throughout the South Sound marine area - expect limited availability.

Millersylvania State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Moran State Park

3 Alerts
September 8, 2021 8:00 AM

Midway campground reservation season extended to October 15

Due to demand the reservation season at Midway campground loop has been extended to October 15, 2021. Campsites at Northend may be reserved through September 15 then will be open weekends only on a first come, first served basis.

July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

July 1, 2021

Vacation house closure

The Moran vacation house will close to the public May 1, 2022.

Mount Pilchuck State Park

1 Alert
June 24, 2021 11:21 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Mount Spokane State Park

1 Alert
June 24, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Mount St. Helens Visitor Center

1 Alert
May 4, 2020 3:56 PM

Visitor center closed

The Mount St. Helens Visitor Center is closed for construction and renovation.

Mystery Bay State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021 11:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

April 30, 2021 12:20 PM

Mooring buoys closed

The mooring buoys at Mystery Bay will be closed for maintenance until further notice. For further information call 360-385-1259.

May 7, 2015

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Mystery Bay State Park Pumpout

1 Alert
July 19, 2018 9:18 AM

Pump-out operational

The pump-out is now operational

Navy Training Proposal

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Nine Mile Recreation Area

1 Alert
July 15, 2021 4:04 PM

Burn ban - level 4

No open flames of any type.

No smoking allowed.

Trails and undeveloped areas may be closed to entry.

Internal RV stoves are allowed.

Nolte State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Obstruction Pass State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Ocean City State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Olallie State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Olmstead Place State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:27 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Pacific Beach State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.
No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Pacific Pines State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2020 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Palouse Falls State Park

4 Alerts
September 15, 2021 4:00 PM

Water line failure- No potable/drinking water until further notice

Palouse Falls State Park has experienced a main water line failure resulting in no potable/drinking water being available until a full repair has been completed. Please plan your trip accordingly. We apologize for the inconvenience.

June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.



Additional restrictions: No smoking.

June 1, 2021 11:05 AM

Limited parking at Palouse Falls during high-use periods

Parking at Palouse Falls State Park is limited during high-use periods, such as weekends and holidays. Turnaround for vehicles with trailers and RVs is very difficult during these times. We recommend visitors avoid bringing vehicles to the park during...

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June 1, 2021

Palouse Falls trail warning

Please be advised that venturing beyond the designated viewing area trails at the park is risky. We have posted warning signs at many locations in the park warning people of the risk. Travel beyond these signs is on unmarked, potentially hazardous trails...

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Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail

4 Alerts
June 25, 2021 11:29 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

May 4, 2021 9:00 AM

Snoqualmie Tunnel is open

The Snoqualmie Tunnel is open for the 2021 season. Early season conditions may exist: Snow and Debris west of the tunnel.

April 29, 2021 11:45 AM

Renslow Trestle is now open for recreation

Renslow Trestle, located 6 miles east of the town of Kittitas, in Kittitas County is now open for non-motorized recreation.

September 9, 2020 8:27 AM

Trail detours in effect due to fire damaged trestle bridges

Trail detours are in effect on the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail due to several train trestle bridges damaged by fire in September of 2020.

Fire Damage to Crab Creek Trestle results in a 7-mile detour on Lower Crab Creek Road starting 4 miles...

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Paradise Point State Park

1 Alert
July 1, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Patos Island State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Peace Arch State Park

3 Alerts
August 19, 2021 6:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

June 19, 2020 12:44 PM

Canadian side of Peace Arch closed

Peace Arch Historical State Park is open for day use. However, British Columbia parks has closed Peace Arch Provincial Park until further notice, Parks staff is working closely with BC Parks to support their closure through signage and outreach to...

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June 1, 2020 1:28 PM

Camping tents are not allowed on park property.

Camping tents are not allowed to be set up inside the park and there is no camping permitted within the park. For more information, please call the park office at (360) 332-8221.

Pearrygin Lake State Park

4 Alerts
August 26, 2021 9:39 AM

Group camp 1 closed

Group camp 1 closed until further notice due to the high fire danger.

June 25, 2021 8:07 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

January 26, 2021 1:54 PM

New park entrance

Entrance consolidation project has been completed. The east and west park entrances will be closed indefinitely to through traffic. Visitors may access parks through new entrance at 625 Bear Creek Road.

August 27, 2020 8:00 AM

ORV use not permitted at Pearrygin Lake State Park

The use of motorized off road vehicles (ORVs) including ATVs and UTVs is not permitted at Pearrygin Lake State Park. For information on Okanogan County Roads open for ORV use visit the link below.

Penrose Point State Park

4 Alerts
July 2, 2021 8:27 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

August 13, 2020 9:49 AM

Penrose Point trail damage

The Penrose Point trail has experienced some damage. Until crews are able to make full repairs, anticipate partial closures. Please adhere to all posted signs and warnings.

April 11, 2019 8:44 AM

Boat pumpout is unavailable

The boat pumpout at Penrose Point is currently out of service while repairs are being made.

May 8, 2015

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Penrose Point State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Peshastin Pinnacles

1 Alert
August 13, 2021 2:45 PM

Park is closed

Peshastin Pinnacles State Park is closed due to high wildfire risk and will remain closed until further notice.

Pleasant Harbor State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:32 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Posey Island State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Potholes State Park

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021 8:49 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

December 2, 2013 3:45 PM

Metal detecting prohibited

By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, this park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.

Potlatch State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 7:10 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 3, 2021 3:16 PM

Recreational shellfish harvesting closed at Potlatch State Park

As of May 1, recreational shellfishing at Potlatch State Park on Hood Canal is CLOSED. Normally, the season is open through Sept. 15. However, we've had to close the season early this year due to the heavy harvest from sport harvesters last year....

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Rainbow Falls State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Rasar State Park

2 Alerts
July 13, 2021 10:28 AM

Campsites 39-48 subject to construction noise/activity through August

Construction of a new park bathroom and tree removal begins July 19 at Rasar, and continues Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. until mid to late August. Campsites 39-48, and especially 39, 40, 44 and 45 will be subject to noise and construction activity...

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July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Reed Island State Park

2 Alerts
June 25, 2021 11:34 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

September 29, 2020 11:34 AM

Closed to camping

Riverside State Park

3 Alerts
September 14, 2021 4:25 PM

Off-road vehicle and equestrian areas reopen

The off-road vehicle areas and equestrian area (day-use and campground) are now open for public access. They had been closed for almost six weeks due to historic heat and drought conditions.

This decision to reopen was based on decreased fire danger,...

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August 27, 2021 4:01 PM

Lake Spokane campground closed until further notice

Lake Spokane campground is closed until further notice to help mitigate the risk of fire incidents in this area. The decision was based on several factors, including extreme drought conditions, no measurable precipitation in the forecast, limited...

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July 25, 2021

Burn ban - level 4

No open flames of any type.

No smoking allowed.

Trails and undeveloped areas may be closed to entry.

Internal RV stoves are allowed.

Rockport State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Sacajawea State Park

2 Alerts
September 15, 2021 3:00 PM

Blue Green Algae- Keep small children and pets away from the water

Bacteria produced in toxic algae blooms is particularly dangerous for small children and animals, according to the Benton Franklin Health District.
Symptoms can appear in people in 30 minutes to 24 hours, depending on the size of the person and the amount...

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June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Saddlebag Island State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Saint Edward State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 7, 2021 8:00 AM

Now open The Lodge at Saint Edward State Park

Now Open

The Lodge at Saint Edward State Park

Enjoy rejuvenating spa treatments, inspired bars and restaurants, convenient meeting and event spaces, and a wide range of activities and amenities. When you’re not out exploring, the serene accommodations...

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Saltwater State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:36 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Scenic Beach State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Schafer State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Seaquest State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 7:13 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Sequim Bay State Park

5 Alerts
September 13, 2021 4:25 AM

Moorage dock permanently closed on September 15

The moorage dock will permanently close on Sept. 15. The closure comes as a result of safety concerns related to age and structural deterioration. Parks is currently researching options for building a replacement dock at Sequim Bay.

The boat launch dock...

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July 2, 2021 7:10 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

March 4, 2019 1:00 PM

Road to moorage dock is closed

The road to the moorage dock is closed. Visitors coming by land can access the dock by parking in the campground day-use area. Walk across the Olympic Discovery Trail Bridge, take the old road that forks easterly, and then head towards the water.

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December 20, 2017

Group camp closed indefinitely

Washington State Parks has closed the group camp at Sequim Bay State Park due to the instability of the ground, including ongoing shifting and sloughing. The group camp restroom had been sliding towards the bay, and the area was becoming unstable. For...

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May 7, 2015

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Shine Tidelands State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 11:39 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Skagit Island State Park

2 Alerts
August 12, 2021 12:12 PM

Increased presence of ticks on island

A higher-than-normal presence of ticks has been spotted on the island. Visitors are urged to take precautions when camping or hiking on the island. For more information on preventing tick bites, visit the CDC link below.

July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

South Whidbey State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Spencer Spit State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Spring Creek Hatchery State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 11:40 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Squak Mountain State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 11:41 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Squilchuck State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 8:29 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Steamboat Rock State Park

3 Alerts
June 25, 2021 3:31 PM

Boat in campsites permanently closed.

The 12 boat in campsites are permanently closed. This area has now become a day use only beach.

June 25, 2021 9:31 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Jones Bay and Osborn Bay
Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

December 2, 2013 4:34 PM

Metal detecting prohibited

By order of the Bureau of Reclamation, the park is closed to metal detecting indefinitely.

Steptoe Battlefield State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Steptoe Butte State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Stuart Island State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 18, 2021 9:00 AM

Drinkable water available

Drinking water will be available on Stuart Island beginning May 18.

Sucia Island State Park

2 Alerts
July 2, 2021 10:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 18, 2021 9:00 AM

Drinking water available

Drinking water is available at Fossil Bay and Shallow Bay.

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 9:00 AM

Burn Ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Tolmie State Park

3 Alerts
August 13, 2021 1:53 PM

Park marine buoys under maintenance Aug. 21

Many of Tolmie's marine buoy's will undergo contracted buoy maintenance on or around Aug. 21 and will not be available for use. Dates subject to change depending on conditions. For more information, please visit our Moorage Page at the link below.

July 2, 2021 12:01 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 8, 2015

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Triton Cove State Park

3 Alerts
June 21, 2021 11:44 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

May 17, 2021 10:04 AM

Limited parking/boat ramp changes in affect for the 2021 shrimp fishing season

Limited space is available for truck/trailer combinations and single vehicles at Triton Cove State Park and no overflow parking is available.
Parking in areas other than designated parking areas is strictly prohibited and can result in citations and/or...

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May 8, 2015

Shellfish seasons and closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.

Turn Island State Park

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 11:45 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Twanoh State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021 9:54 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

May 13, 2021 3:31 PM

Limited parking/boat ramp changes in affect for the 2021 shrimp fishing season

Limited space is available for truck/trailer combinations and single vehicles at Twanoh State Park and no overflow parking is available.
Parking in areas other than designated parking areas, such as highway and park road shoulders is strictly prohibited...

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May 11, 2021 10:26 AM

Twanoh shellfish harvest information

Clam and mussel seasons open from August 1 through September 30, 2021 only.
Oyster season open for harvest year-round. For more information please visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website.

Twanoh State Park Pumpout

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park

3 Alerts
August 27, 2021 10:00 AM

REOPEN: Day use and boat launch only, overnight camping CLOSED

Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park will reopen August 27, 2021 with day use and boat launch access only. Overnight camping will remain closed until further notice.

July 13, 2021 10:00 AM

The Central Lakes Area is still experiencing intermittent smoke patterns due to area wildfires.

The Central Lakes Area consists of Lake Chelan, Twenty-five Mile Creek, Alta Lake and Bridgeport State Parks

June 25, 2021 8:50 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Twin Harbors State Park

3 Alerts
July 2, 2021

Burn ban - level 3

Beach fires are also banned.

December 2, 2016

Campsites 86 thru 190 permanently closed

Due to fungal tree rot, campsites 86 through 190 on the east side of Highway 105 have been permanently closed. This area is completely closed to all park visitors, and barricades have been placed at the entrance to this area.

State Parks...

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December 2, 2016

Information regarding ocean beach approaches

The Schafer Road acean beach approach is permanently closed. The Bonge Road Ocean Beach Approach is typically open with occasional closures in the winter due to erosion issues.

Volunteer Program

0 Alerts
There are currently no alerts for this category.

Wallace Falls State Park

1 Alert
July 2, 2021 1:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Wanapum Recreational Area

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 6:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.
No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Washington State Parks - Statewide Emergency

2 Alerts
August 16, 2021 12:08 PM

SOME STATE PARKS CLOSED DUE TO WILDFIRE

Some state parks and state park recreation areas are closed until further notice due to wildfires. Visit the link below for further information.

July 2, 2021 8:00 AM

BURN BAN IN EFFECT AT ALL STATE PARKS

Effective July 2, and until further notice, all state parks and ocean beaches in the Seashore Conservation Area are under a Level 3 or higher burn ban. With extreme hot and dry conditions affecting the entire state, the campfire ban is necessary to help...

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Wenatchee Confluence State Park

1 Alert
June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Westport Light State Park

3 Alerts
September 1, 2021 8:00 AM

Sewer work at Westhaven parking lot restrooms

All other areas of of Westport Light State Park are open including the restrooms on Ocean Ave.

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June 21, 2021 11:49 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

September 3, 2020 9:45 AM

Science Equipment at Westport Light

Scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Washington have installed antennas and data recording equipment at several coastal locations, including Westport Light State Park. This equipment is part of a project known as NANOOS that maps...

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Willapa Hills State Park Trail

1 Alert
June 21, 2021 11:50 AM

Fires are not permitted at anytime

Fires are not permitted at anytime.

Willie Keil's Grave State Park Heritage Site

0 Alerts
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Winter Recreation

1 Alert
February 12, 2021 10:50 AM

Temporary Sno-Park open at 29 Pines

A temporary Sno-Park has been opened at 29 Pines in the Teanaway Community Forest for non-motorized winter recreation due to increased demand for snow-play areas. This park offers snow play, sledding and a snowshoe/ski blazed trail along the river. This...

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Yakima Sportsman State Park

2 Alerts
August 12, 2021 1:15 PM

Undeveloped areas and trails are closed

Due to high fire danger the undeveloped areas and trails are closed until further notice.

June 25, 2021 8:00 AM

Burn ban - level 3

Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed.

No charcoal or wood fires allowed.