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State Parks, recreation land managers designate Juneteenth a free day

Designation means four free days in June

 


OLYMPIA—The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces Juneteenth will now be a Discover Pass free day.

In addition to this new free day, June also has three established free days:

Saturday, June 5, in recognition of National Trails Day.

Saturday, June 12, in honor of National Get Outdoors Day.

Sunday, June 13, for Free Fishing Weekend. (WDFW has designated both June 12 and 13 as Free Fishing Weekend.)

June 19 honors one of the most important days in Black American history. On Juneteenth, 1865, the Emancipation Proclamation was read to the enslaved people of Texas....



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