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Tag: Nisqually-Mashel state park

March
11th

Nisqually-Mashel state park on today’s State Parks and recreation Commission agenda

The State Parks and Recreation Commission is meeting today in Lakewood

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood Drive S.E., Lakewood.

Among the scheduled items, the Commission will consider approval of a Classification and Management Plan (CAMP) for the proposed Nisqually-Mashel state park. The commission will also take public comments regarding the name of the proposed park.

In 1987, the Washington State Legislature approved the Nisqually River Management Plan, which called for a major destination park at the confluence of the Nisqually and Mashel rivers, together with trails up the

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Feb.
8th

Help name proposed Nisqually-Mashel state park

South Sound residents will have a chance to offer their recommendation for a name for the state park to be built at the confluence of the Nisqually and Mashel rivers, near Eatonville.

The State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 8 a.m. on March 11 at the Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood Drive S.W., Lakewood.

At the meeting, the commission is scheduled to take public testimony on the name.

The State Parks staff has been working for three years to come up with a development plan for the park, a 1,230-acre property along Highway 7, south of Pack Forest.

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