#1

Activity is walking

57%

of youth play sports

68%

Adults Swim

$21.6B

Annual Consumer Spending

Welcome

A Strategic Direction: Meeting the Needs for Outdoor Recreation and Conservation. This statewide plan and unifying strategy will guide decisions on how to meet the needs of Washington State residents.

Unifying Strategy

Unifying Strategy

Recreation and Conservation Funding Board’s Unifying Strategy This state unifying strategy is the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board’s (board’s) action plan for addressing priorities in the...

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Sustain Our Legacy

Sustain Our Legacy

Sustain and Grow the Legacy of Parks, Trails and Conservation Lands Washington has a wide range of parks, trails and publicly accessible conservation areas that support the diverse recreation...

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Improve Funding and Communication

Improve Funding and Communication

Position Recreation and Conservation as a Vital Public Service Outdoor recreation contributes to a strong economy and is a public investment similar to other public services such as...

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Improve Equity

Improve Equity

Improve Equity of Parks, Trail and Conservation Lands Recreation and conservation areas are a community’s assets. In this regard, parks, trails and conservation lands should be available to the...

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Get Youth Outside

Get Youth Outside

Meet the Needs of Youth Youth (people under 18) are getting outside contrary to popular belief[1] and Washington youth are no exception. Most youth are out walking, playing at a park, trying out...

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Address Changing Demographics

Address Changing Demographics

Plan for Culturally Relevant Parks and Trails to Meet Changing Demographics Population changes by race and ethnicity 2010 to 2040 Washington’s population is expected to increase by 2 million...

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 A MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR:

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- Governor Jay Inslee

Executive Message

The 2018-2022 Washington State Recreation and Conservation Plan is the state comprehensive outdoor recreation plan (SCORP) and is a resource for decision-makers to prioritize recreation and conservation efforts for the next five years. The plan includes specific priorities and actions to meet the outdoor recreation needs of residents. Planning for recreation and conservation is essential to meet the demands of the current population and provide for an increasing population in the future. For an overview of the plan, read the Executive Summary.

A mapped inventory of recreation and conservation lands and facilities across the state. This map can be used to find parks and access sites in your neighborhood or identify places where there are gaps in the recreation and conservation system. This inventory is a work in progress. To explore the interactive map here.

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