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Video: Thank you photographers!

Your parks. Your photos. From sunsets at Deception Pass to family reunions at Penrose Point to the breathtaking views from Steptoe Butte, our photographer community at Washington State Parks Foundation showcases the unique, diverse and breathtaking beauty of our state…

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Talking turkey in your state parks

November is turkey time. This month many of us will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, complete with a cooked turkey as the centerpiece of a fabulous and filling meal. But you don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to enjoy turkeys. Did…

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Coastal defense history at Manchester State Park

“Imagine you are a military planner at the turn of the 20th century. Cities all along the West Coast are growing quickly. Commerce is booming. Meanwhile, hostile foreign countries are building powerful modern warships. The coast is virtually unprotected. Something…