Category Archives: Foundation News

Fort Flagler State Park by Judi Kubes

A fix for Fort Flagler State Park

As we reported previously, more than 300 people contributed to the Washington State Parks Foundation during the May 5 GiveBig fundraising event. Thanks to the generous support of these State Park Champions, we are able to sponsor another project in your state parks. Member funded. Member selected. We invited everyone who contributed as part of… Read More




Second Annual Get Outdoors Expo

Get Outdoors — Adventure Awaits! The second annual “Get Outdoors Adventure Awaits” Expo will feature outdoor gear demos, environmental educators, food trucks, live bands, gear giveaways, kids’ activities, photo ops with parks mascots, and much more. The Expo will kick off at 11:00am with a short program from elected officials, outdoor leaders and our sponsors. When:… Read More



Opinion Piece in the Seattle Times

John Floberg, Washington State Parks Foundation’s Executive Director, co-authored an opinion piece in The Seattle Times making the case for appropriate state funding for State Parks. Originally published in The Seattle Times Opinion section on January 27, 2015 Guest: Our state parks are heavily used but underfunded State parks get 33 million visitors a year,… Read More