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WAC 352-32-050

Park periods.

(1) The director or designee establishes for each state park area, according to existing conditions, times, and periods when it will be open or closed to the public. Such times and periods shall be posted at the entrance to the state park area affected and at the park office. No person may enter or be present in a state park area after the posted closing time except:
(a) Currently registered campers who are camping in a designated campsite or camping area;
(b) Guests of a currently registered camper who may enter and remain until 10:00 p.m.;
(c) Guests of a state park employee;
(d) Technical rock climbers who bivouac on vertical climbing routes not otherwise closed to public use;
(e) When granted prior authorization by the director or designee;
(f) When attending or participating in approved special events or activities that are scheduled outside of posted operating hours.
(2) The director or designee may, for a specified period or periods of time, close any state park area to public access if the director or designee concludes that such a closure is necessary for the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of the public, park visitors or staff, or park resources.
(3) Any violation of this section is an infraction under chapter 7.84 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW. WSR 19-04-075, § 352-32-050, filed 2/1/19, effective 3/4/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030 and 79A.05.035. WSR 13-17-037, § 352-32-050, filed 8/13/13, effective 9/13/13. Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW, including RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.035, 79A.05.055, and 79A.05.070. WSR 00-13-070, § 352-32-050, filed 6/16/00, effective 7/17/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.180. WSR 96-02-015, § 352-32-050, filed 12/21/95, effective 1/21/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.180(7). WSR 92-19-098, § 352-32-050, filed 9/17/92, effective 10/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040. WSR 90-07-062, § 352-32-050, filed 3/20/90, effective 4/20/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060. WSR 86-06-020 (Order 91), § 352-32-050, filed 2/25/86; WSR 80-05-007 (Order 45), § 352-32-050, filed 4/4/80; Order 21, § 352-32-050, filed 3/20/75; Order 9, § 352-32-050, filed 11/24/70.]
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