We are proud to highlight our successful Journey to the Parks program. At a cost of $1.92 per student we provided over 15,600 school kids with education programs and virtual field trips to state parks where they learned from experts in orca behavior and marine ecology.
Through the generosity of our donors Washington State Parks Foundation provides awards to 20 state parks that requested support. Tap on photos below to learn about some recent grants and note the list for parks that will be improved for your visits next summer.
With your support veterans in Eastern Washington have new opportunities on the Palouse to Cascades Trail.
We are pleased to report that the legislature passed a capital budget that Governor Inslee has signed and which will provide over $53M for state parks construction and improvement projects across the state.
Cities worldwide are making efforts to bring more green to the people, and some are even implementing policies that guarantee public access to parks on per-person or per-square-mile kinds of bases.
There’s no need to wait until spring or summer to enjoy your Washington State Parks. Washington winters present cool, peaceful, and exciting opportunities to get outside.
It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is coming up soon. We are so thankful to live in a place with 125 state parks and where so many people love these parks and are committed to supporting these special places for everyone to enjoy.
A long time advocate for Green River Gorge conservation, Lisa Parsons, recently reached her goal of hiking the entire Green River Gorge from Kanaskat-Palmer State Park to Flaming Geyser State Park.