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March 12, 2021

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Toni Droscher, Communications Office
Washington State Parks
media@parks.wa.gov
https://parks.state.wa.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=614

State Parks to Reopen Many Group Camps, Other Facilities Across the State

With all of Washington moving to Phase 2 of the Governor’s Roadmap to Recovery, Washington State Parks announced today that many group camps, day-use rental shelters, interpretive centers and historic facilities will begin opening later this month.


Group camps / day-use shelters

Nearly 55 group camps in 52 state parks that normally open in March will reopen March 22. The remaining group camps will open at the time they normally open for the season. Additionally, 88 day-use shelters in 57 state parks will reopen on March 22, or at the normal time they reopen for the season.

Reservations for the 2021 season can be made by noon on Thursday, March 18. 

Interpretive centers and historic facilities. Some Washington State Parks interpretive centers and historic facilities will reopen March 19, including:

  • Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center (Cape Disappointment State Park)
  • Olmstead Place Historical State Park historic buildings

Other interpretive centers and historic facilities will reopen next month or later. Some will remain closed until further notice. Interpretive centers will be open at 25% capacity. Hours of operation will vary at each location, and some centers will be open by appointment/reservation only. Visitors should check the State Parks Interpretive Centers web page or individual park web pages for more information.

Other interpretive centers and historic facilities will reopen next month or later. Some will remain closed until further notice. Facilities will be open at 25% capacity. Hours of operation will vary at each location, and some will be open by appointment/reservation only. Visitors should check the State Parks Interpretive Centers web page or individual park web pages for more information.


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