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 48° Washington Saltwater State Parks
Washington State Parks has many great getaway destinations with more than 40 marine parks throughout Puget Sound, Hood Canal, the San Juan Islands and the eastern end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
This park is of primary interest to boaters, with its 685 feet of shoreline on Mystery Bay.
Spencer Spit State Park is a 138-acre marine and camping park situated on Lopez Island.
www.48north.com /parks/parks_title.htm   (2449 words)

  
 WDNR - Find a State Park or Forest
Wisconsin state parks, forests, and recreation areas are as varied as the areas around them--there are forests, prairies, lakes, rivers, hills, and valleys.
State trails, including some with campgrounds, are on another map.
A section of the forest is adjacent to the new Governor Thompson State Park.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/parks/specific/findapark.html   (3006 words)

  
 Washington Policy Center • Publications
Washington state voters have once again stated that they believe they are overtaxed and that their government needs downsizing.
Park dollars are scarce, and Washington state taxpayers and park visitors deserve no less than our best effort to lower costs, improve service, and maintain current levels of access to our wonderful park system.
On March 5, 1999, the State Department of Labor and Industries issued State Parks a safety citation for “fail[ing] to furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and to use practices, means, methods, and operations, which were reasonably adequate to render.
www.washingtonpolicy.org /ConOutPrivatization/PBHansonCOStateParksPrivatize.html   (7828 words)

  
 Access Washington- State News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The official list consists of ocean beach areas, island areas and specific developed parks.
Meyer, who called the headquarters office of Washington State Parks with his plan, said he wanted to use his travel idea to help promote state parks and show visitors that there are lots of ways to enjoy the state.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages a diverse system of more than 120 parks and several recreation programs, including trails, boating safety, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
access.wa.gov /news/2006/Sep/n200688_8981.aspx   (429 words)

  
 Washington State Parks -camping, hiking, exploring
Washington state not only has fantastic national parks and forests to explore.
There are 120 terrific Washington state parks to camp and hike.
Washington's many state parks offer every sort of outdoor recreation, from traditional camping, hiking, cross-country skiing and boating to windsurfing and rockclimbing.
www.washington-hiking-advisor.com /washington-state-parks.html   (106 words)

  
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On November 11, 1889, Washington became the 42nd state to enter the Union.  It is the only state in the Union (United States) that is named for a president.
Washington was nicknamed "The Evergreen State" by C.T. Conover, pioneer Seattle realtor and historian, for its abundant evergreen forests. Although the nickname is commonly used to refer to Washington State, it has never been officially adopted by the Legislature.
State Size:  Washington is about 360 miles long and 240 miles wide.
www.ci.olympia.wa.us /community/statelinks   (172 words)

  
 Oregon and Washington Resorts and RV Parks and Camping
Half of Oregon's state park campgrounds accept campsite reservations; the other half are first-come, first-served.
The table at the end of this section provides a comprehensive list of Washington State Parks' individual and group campsites, as well as day-use facilities.
See the table at the end of this section for a complete list of parks with reservable or first-come, first-served facilities.
www.oregonwashingtonfishing.com /resorts_and_rv_parks   (2651 words)

  
 State: 2 Florida parks on threatened list
WASHINGTON -- Polluted runoff is affecting Florida's Everglades, mountain views are clouded by air pollution and historic monuments are crumbling, a park advocacy group said Monday.
The list was released just three days after the Interior Department released its own list, detailing projects it said are needed to improve 12 national parks.
The parks association already is lobbying Congress to appropriate more money than what Bush has proposed in order to hire more employees and to catch up on a substantial maintenance backlog.
www.sptimes.com /2002/03/26/State/2_Florida_parks_on_th.shtml   (583 words)

  
 Services Details
Most parks are open year-round, but some may be closed during the winter.
Park hours depend on weather and season; however, they all close at dusk.
Discount passes are available for Washington state seniors and people with disabilities (including veterans).
www2.ci.seattle.wa.us /crisisclinic/lev3/svcdtail_fees_reference_yes.asp?ServiceNo=12271&AgencyNo=3186   (202 words)

  
 Washington Crossing State Park -- National Register of Historic Places Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor ...
On December 25, 1776, General George Washington and a small army of 2400 men crossed the Delaware River at McConkey's Ferry, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on their way to successfully attack a Hessian garrison of 1500 at Trenton, New Jersey.
Washington, in his camp on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware, realized that he must strike a military blow to the enemy before his army melted away and he was determined to hit the Hessian garrison at Trenton.
Washington Crossing Historic Park is located at 1112 River Rd., in Washington Crossing.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/delaware/was.htm   (443 words)

  
 Washington State Links List
Washington State University: alphabetical index to a "gateway" page to lots of useful regional information; there is, of course a lot of info specific to WSU, but there's a lot of general info as well--look for topics or departments of interest.
Washington High-School Alumni Lists: the list of schools is complete, but the rolls of alumni are pitifully scant (because you have to register with them to be included).
Washington State "Natural Color" Raised Relief Map (for sale): other similar or related maps are also available.
adamscountywa.com /state.shtml   (1878 words)

  
 List of Washington state parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of state parks and reserves in the Washington which are part of the Washington State Park System.
A suburban equestrian park, Bridle Trails State Park
A peace memorial on the US-Canada border, Peace Arch State Park
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Washington_state_parks   (719 words)

  
 Washington State Parks and Preserves on the Kitsap Peninsula
Belfair State Park is a 63-acre, year-round camping park on 3,720 feet of saltwater shoreline at the southern end of Hood Canal.
The park has plenty of parking space, lots of fresh air, facilities for a number of outdoor activities and access to a variety of water sports.
Aside from the natural beauty of park and surroundings, the area is an excellent place for fishing, boating and crabbing.
www.visitkitsap.com /search/things_to_do.asp?act=search_results&ID=48   (519 words)

  
 Florida Division of Recreation and Parks
The Florida Park Service, managed under the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, was a finalist in the National Recreation and Parks Association Gold Medal award in 1997, and won the Gold Medal in 1999.
Florida’s state park system is one of the largest in the country with 159 parks spanning more than 723,000 acres and 100 miles of sandy white beach.
Florida's state parks are managed and preserved for enjoyment by this and future generations through providing appropriate resource-based recreational opportunities, interpretation and education that help visitors connect to...
www.dep.state.fl.us /parks   (544 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Washington State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide: Books: Marge Mueller,Ted Mueller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
To quench your desire to be at one with nature, authors Marge and Ted Mueller offer the complete recreation guide "Washington State Parks." The Muellers are Seattle residents who are active in the outdoors around Puget Sound for over thirty years.
Every state park is thoroughly reviewed, including information on park hours, size, facilities, access points and main attractions.
Information such as current season, reservations and fee listings, moorage and navigation data for boat access, and accessibility for disabled visitors is also included.
amazon.com /Washington-State-Parks-Complete-Recreation/dp/0898863244   (898 words)

  
 IA DNR: State Parks
Following is a list of state parks and recreation areas.
If you do not find the name of the state park you are looking for in the list below please click here and you will be taken to a page listing those county managed state parks along with information on how to contact that county conservation board.
Please be aware that facilities within county managed state parks are not on the State Parks reservation system.
www.iowadnr.com /parks/state_park_list/index.html   (171 words)

  
 Pathway Services: Browse Topic: Washington State
State and County QuickFacts for Washington (view map of Washington and counties)
A brief summary of the geologic history of a major portion of Washington which includes a narrated film clip, photo gallery, and kid's page.
This EPA document is a detailed discussion of climate change factors and how Washington's climate can be expected to change over the next century.
www.library.okstate.edu /govdocs/browsetopics/washington.html   (595 words)

  
 2006 House Bill 2416 (State parks fee) - Washington Votes
Introduced by Rep. Lynn Kessler on January 3, 2006, to create a $5 State Parks fee that will be charged when a resident registers or renews the registration for a motor vehicle.
Substitute offered to the House Natural Resources, Ecology, and Parks Committee on January 17, 2006, to remove provisions authorizing the Department of Licensing to collect an additional $5 fee from persons at the time of vehicle registration to be used for the operation and maintenance of the state parks system.
Amendment offered by Sen. Joseph Zarelli on February 28, 2006, to permit imposition of fees only if the general fund state biennial appropriation for state parks is lower than the prior biennial funding level.
www.washingtonvotes.org /Legislation.aspx?ID=42587   (578 words)

  
 Main Page - Washington Oaks Gardens State Park » Florida State Parks
Although the formal gardens are the centerpiece of this park, Washington Oaks is also famous for the unique shoreline of coquina rock formations that line its Atlantic beach.
They named it Washington Oaks and, in 1965, donated most of the property to the State.
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is located two miles south of Marineland, off A1A.
www.floridastateparks.org /washingtonoaks/default.cfm   (372 words)

  
 GORP - Pennsylvania State Parks
From the sandy beaches of Presque Isle State Park in Erie County to the gorgeous waterfalls of Ricketts Glen in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania's 116 state parks offer natural beauty, outdoor recreation, rich history and environmental education to approximately 38 million visitors each year.
State Forest land provides clean water, recreational opportunities, disease and insect free habitat for plants and wildlife and wonderful places to find solitude.
The state's forests continue to provide high quality timber and with proper management will ensure that Pennsylvania's vast forest resources continue to provide benefits for future generations.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/statepark/pa.htm   (126 words)

  
 Lake Sammamish State Park at Lake Sammamish Living
The State Park is located at the south end of Lake Sammamish and in the center of King County, bordering the city of Issaquah.
There is no overnight camping in the park, except for the youth-group camping area in the Hans Jensen section of the park.
Here is a list of other Washington State Parks and Recreation.
www.lakesamm.com /links/statepark.asp   (385 words)

  
 National Parks By State - Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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www.packyourgear.com /nationalparksdatabase2.aspx?state=Washington   (2286 words)

  
 County Departments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Many Washington County park areas and facilities may be reserved for your use.
The park system includes more than 1,200 acres of breathtaking views, wooded trails and serene lakes.
See below for a list of the County Parks and the activities available at each park.
www.co.washington.wi.us /washington/department.jsp?dept=PAR&service=278&cat=64   (110 words)

  
 Washington State : Planning a Trip : Visitor Information | Frommers.com
Also keep in mind that most cities and towns in Washington have either a tourist office or a chamber of commerce that can provide you with information.
Parking and transportation news also comes in handy.
A large list of links will point you to everything from freeway traffic updates to local lodging.
www.frommers.com /destinations/washingtonstate/0598020004.html   (590 words)

  
 Job Seekers Home - Washington State Dept. of Personnel
Free workshops on applying and testing for state jobs are held on the first and third Monday of each month.
While you'll find hundreds of state jobs listed here, these are not the only opportunities with state government.
Washington State is a great place to live and work.
www.dop.wa.gov /jobseekers   (211 words)

  
 Public Lands: All Maryland State Parks, Forests, and WMAs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Click here for a complete list of amenities in Maryland State Parks and Forests.
Adjacent to the urban areas of Baltimore and Washington lie some of the most tranquil and serene places.
With more than 120,000 acres of parks, forests, lakes and rivers, this is Maryland's last frontier.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/all.html   (302 words)

  
 Washington State Parks - Travelers Digest
Riverside State Park - includes information about canoeing, camping, and trails.
Travel in Washington: State Parks - comprehensive list of stats.
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission - park maps, photos, histories and more.
www.travelersdigest.com /washington_state_parks.htm   (42 words)

  
 Cle Elum Washington Nearby State Parks
This 1,612-acre park was once part of the path of the Chicago-Milwaukee-St. Paul-Pacific Railroad.
Lake Easton State Park is a forested, 516-acre year-round camping park with 24,000 feet of freshwater access on the shores of Lake Easton in the Cascade Mountain foothills.
The park has beautiful mountain views and hiking trails to explore in the summer and cross country and snowmobiling trails to enjoy in the winter.
www.gonorthwest.com /washington/cascades/Cle_Elum/camping_state_parks.htm   (214 words)

  
 Washington State
Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties in north central Washington (population 138,783).
Support access to local and city parks and recreational facilities that offer low-cost, high-demand activities and are used by disadvantaged populations (Chelan-Douglas-Okanogan).
Develop and implement plans to support the Washington State Secondhand Smoke Campaign and expand the Passport to Wellness Program throughout the community (Clark).
www.healthierus.gov /steps/grantees/WA_State.html   (756 words)

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