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TOURISM OFFICES


Washington

www.experiencewashington.com

800-890-5493

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• Seattle-King County Convention and Visitors Bureau

www.seeseattle.org

206-461-5840

• Snohomish County Tourism Bureau

www.snohomish.org

888-338-0976

• Kitsap Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau

www.visitkitsap.com

360-297-8200

• North Olympic Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau

www.northolympic.com

360-452-8552

• San Juan Islands Visitors Information Center

www.guidetosanjuans.com

888-468-3701

• Bellingham/Whatcom County Convention & Visitors Bureau

www.bellingham.org/

800-487-2032

• Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce

www.leavenworth.org

509-548-5807

• Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau

www.funbeach.com

800-451-2542

• Cascade Loop Association

www.cascadeloop.com

509-662-3888

Oregon

www.traveloregon.com

800-547-7842

Idaho

www.visitid.org

800-635-7820

Alaska:

www.travelalaska.com

800-862-5275

British Columbia

www.travel.bc.ca/

800-663-6000

WEATHER


seattletimes.com weather site

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/weather/


National Weather Service

www.wrh.noaa.gov/seattle.

TRAFFIC CONDITIONS


seattletimes.com Traffic site

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/traffic/

Call 206-DOT-HIWY for recorded traffic reports and highway conditions. Outside Seattle: 800-695-ROAD.

FERRY


Washington State Ferries

www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries

800-843-3779

SNOW-SPORTS OUTINGS


• Outdoor Recreation Information Center at the Seattle REI store, 206-470-4060, is a one-stop center for information on recreation in Washington’s national forests and national parks. www.nps.gov/ccso/oric.htm

• Olympic National Forest, 360-956-2300

• Mount Baker/Snoqualmie National Forest, 425-775-9702

• Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest, 509-662-4335

PERMITS


• The Northwest Forest Pass is good for parking and other uses at fee sites in Oregon and Washington national forests, and in North Cascades National Park. Annual pass $30; daily pass $5. Purchase at Forest Service offices, or see www.fs.fed.us/r6/feedemo/welcome.html for a list of retail outlets or to purchase online.

PARKS


• Mount Rainier National Park

www.nps.gov/mora/

360-569-2211

• Olympic National Park

www.nps.gov/olym/
360-565-3130

• North Cascades National Park

www.nps.gov/noca/

360-856-5700

• Washington State Parks

www.parks.wa.gov/

360-902-8844

• King County Parks and Recreation

www.metrokc.gov/parks/

206-296-4232

• Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation

www.pan.ci.seattle.wa.us/seattle/parks/home.htm

206-684-4075

• Auburn Parks and Recreation, 253-931-3043

• Bellevue Parks and Community Services, 425-452-6881

• Federal Way Parks and Recreation, 253-661-4050

• Issaquah Parks and Recreation, 425-837-3300

• Mercer Island Parks and Recreation, 206-236-3545

• Redmond Parks and Recreation, 425-556-2300

• Renton Parks and Recreation, 425-235-2560

CAMPSITE RESERVATIONS:


• For state parks: 888-CAMPOUT (a $7 reservation fee applies). Reserve campsites on the Web at www.parks.wa.gov

• For national forests, National Recreation Reservation System, 877-444-6777 or reserveusa.com

FISHING


• For regulations and information on licenses, contact Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 360-902-2700 or www.wa.gov/wdfw/fishcorn.htm

• To purchase a fishing or hunting license by phone, call 866-246-9453. To purchase online, see the Web: fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/

• For shellfish safety bulletins, see www.doh.wa.gov/ehp/sf/biotoxin.htm or call the Department of Health Shellfish Hotline, 800-562-5632.