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Hiker Headlines: Free Entry, Tri-Cities Trails, Campsite Alerts, #CreateResponsibly, Survey

Posted by cwakenshaw at Nov 04, 2021 10:55 AM |

November 11 is a fee-free day at federal and state lands. A trail system in the Tri-Cities continues to expand. You can now get notifications when state park campsites become available. Artists and creatives can now take the pledge to #CreateResponsibly. Take a survey to help shape the future of trails in Washington.

It’s November 4. November 11 is a fee-free day at federal and state lands. A trail system in the Tri-Cities continues to expand. You can now get notifications when state park campsites become available. Artists and creatives can take the pledge to #CreateResponsibly. Take a survey to help shape the future of trails in Washington. Here’s some news you may have missed while out on trail this week.

A person taking a photo at the end of a boardwalk with a green field behind them.
The #CreateResponsibly pledge helps media creators and artists work outside responsibly. Photo by Devin Sawyer. 

Free entry to public lands on Veteran’s Day: Entry fees will be waived at all federal and state public lands on November 11 in honor of Veteran’s Day. This is the second-to-last free day of 2021.

Badger Mountain connection one step closer: A burgeoning trail system near the Tri-Cities continues to grow. A new donation will help fund the addition of 2.2 miles of trail on Little Badger Mountain Preserve.

Campsite notifications at state parks: Washington State Parks just unveiled a new feature on its website that allows visitors to set notifications for campsite openings. This new feature will make it easier to make reservations by getting up-to-date information when spots become available.

#CreateResponsibly pledge: The Recreate Responsibly coalition launched a new set of guidelines designed to help media creators and artists #CreateResponsibly. The guidelines cover ways for photographers, artists and other creatives to make content outdoors in a responsible way. By taking the pledge, creators will receive a badge to display alongside their content.

Help shape the future of trails: The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office wants to hear from you as they plan for the future of outdoor recreation in Washington. Take their quick survey to give your input on recreation, conservation, and trails planning.  


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