State parks free for 'First Day Hike' Jan 1
December 20, 2023
OLYMPIA —Begin the new year with Washington State Parks during their annual First Day Hikes Jan. 1, 2024.
Over 20 of the more than 40 state parks participating are in northwest Washington. Choose between staff-led and self-guided hikes, snowshoe excursions, dog walks, bike and trail rides, paddle adventures and more. The northwest parks range from Larrabee, Rockport and Deception Pass close by to Fort Casey, Fort Ebey and South Whidbey on Whidbey Island to Camano Island State Park
Events will range in difficulty from paved, flat ADA-accessible trails to moderate hill climbs. A few parks...