Autumn is a wonderful season to fall in love with Washington State Parks. There are so many great things to see and do – without the summer crowds! We are sharing four refreshed suggestions to help you explore your state parks this time of year, featuring wonderful photos from WSPF photographers. 1. Halloween & Autumn Harvest Events The busy summer season may… Read More
Get scared for a great cause. Several nonprofits are co-hosting halloween hauntings and family-fun events to support state parks. There will be activities for all ages. Zombie hiking at Riverside Join the Riverside State Park Foundation on October 21 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM for the “scariest half mile of your life,” at this fun-fundraiser. Participants hike one-half… Read More
Need tips for summer camping plans? June 27, 2017 nterview with John Floberg, Executive Director of the Washington State Parks Foundation: wspf.org Posted by KING 5 on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Here at the Washington State Parks Foundation, we support, promote and advocate for your state parks; click here to learn what we do. Our… Read More
Do you have summer camping plans? State Parks could close if lawmakers don’t reach a budget by July 1. Interview with John Floberg, Executive Director of the Washington State Parks Foundation: wspf.org Posted by KING 5 on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Here at the Washington State Parks Foundation, we support, promote and advocate for… Read More
On July 1st you could lose access to all Washington State Parks! If the state legislature is unable to pass a budget by the end of June, our parks will close at the very beginning of their busiest season. While state parks has made it clear that they will fully refund reservations made through the first… Read More
Join us and over 50 partners on June 10th at Lake Sammamish State Park from 10 am to 3:30 pm. The latest information and schedules can be found at our event website.
In efforts to ensure great places for the community to live, work, and enjoy, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is partnering with Washington State Parks Foundation and other non-profit organizations to promote environmental stewardship. “We hope through these partnerships, we can reach farther and make an even greater impact,” said Andy Wappler, PSE Vice President of… Read More
Thank you for your generosity! During the GiveBIG day of community giving on May 10, 2017 over 330 individuals, foundations and companies were inspired to support what makes state parks special. Our beautiful state parks are places for sharing stories around the campfire, picnics at the beach, hikes to the top of a mountain and more. Our supporters donated over… Read More
Gain a greater appreciation of the landscape you live and play in. State Parks rangers and volunteers offer interpretive programs to inspire you to explore the outdoors. Our events calendar features many tours and hikes occurring this spring. This week we highlight events where you can learn from experts who will connect you with the natural wonders of our amazing state. Discover… Read More
Select your favorite photo from the Snow Days at Washington State Parks Contest.