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State Parks announces 'free day'

 


In honor of the National Park Service Centennial, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Thursday, Aug. 25—the 100th anniversary of the federal agency. Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks.

The National Park Service was established on Aug. 25, 1916.

More information about the National Park Service’s Centennial, visit: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/centennial/ index.htm

State Parks ‘free days’ are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on lands managed by Washington State Parks, the Washington departments of Natural Resources (D...



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