State Parks Boating Program launches Paddle Safe Week, July 20 to 28

Washington state’s waterways are a paddler’s dream. Lakes, rivers, bays, estuaries and the Pacific Ocean provide recreational opportunities for paddlers of all skill levels and interests.

As the popularity of paddlesports grows and rates of accidents increase, Washington State Parks’ Boating Program is leading a statewide awareness effort to promote safe paddling while having fun on the water.

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No firing of incendiary devices allowed on BLM land

Effective June 1, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prohibits the use of fireworks, target shooting with exploding targets, and the firing of a tracer or incendiary device on all BLM-managed public lands throughout Oregon and Washington. The ban will be in effect from June 1, to October 20, 2018.

Bureau of Land Management land in San Juan County is marked with a yellow logo on the map. 

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Jan. 16-Feb. 22: Residents can reserve county park camping reservations

San Juan County Parks & Fair is again offering advance camping reservations for people who reside in our county year-round. Choose from San Juan County Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds (RVs only), Odlin County Park, and Shaw County Park for any dates in 2018. To request your reservation, please email parks@sanjuanco.com for a 2018 Resident Reservation request form. Resident reservations must be made directly through our admin office and are not available to book online.

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