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100 WA state parks to remain open this winter

OLYMPIA, Wash. - More than 100 Washington state parks will remain open during the winter, according to the newly released Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission winter schedule.

Around 19 parks will be closed for the winter. You can view the entire winter schedule here.

Reservations for parks are accepted between May 15 and September 15. Some parks have extended reservation dates. The following parks accept year-round camping reservations: Bay View, Belfair, Cape Disappointment, Dash Point, Deception Pass, Dosewallips, Fort Worden, Grayland Beach, Ike Kinswa, Kitsap Memorial, Ocean City, Pacific Beach and Rasar. For parks that don't accept reservations for winter, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Some parks may be closed due to extreme weather or repairs. You can view various alerts on current park conditions here.