The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce that the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is a finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.Read More
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the spring season and Earth Day with two free days at state parks in April. On free days, visitors do not need a Discover Pass for day-use parking.Read More
Washington State Parks invites visitors to help celebrate the agency’s 106th birthday on Tuesday, March 19, by enjoying a state park for free that day.
March 19 is the third of 12 State Parks free day in 2019, when visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass for day-use visits to a park.Read More
News that families will soon be able to check out a special Washington State Parks Discover Pass from certain libraries has generated interest from communities across Washington. The Check Out Washington pilot program will launch on March 1.Read More
Visitors won’t need a Discover Pass New Year’s Day and Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday.Read More