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April 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Monday survey: What’s the best state park for kids?

The painless pop quizzes just keep coming as we continue our 100th birthday observance for Washington State Parks by polling you on your

The view from atop Mount Constitution in Moran State Park makes many people grab the camera. (photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

The view from atop Mount Constitution in Moran State Park makes many people grab the camera. (photo by Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)

favorite things. No whiskers on kittens, no brown paper packages tied up with string, and you are not required to put on a dirndl and romp through alpine meadows. Just tell us about places like Pearrygin Lake and Palouse Falls.

Some of my best childhood memories are from state parks such as Sun Lakes (could there be a better name?), with swimming on blazing hot summer days, and Moran on Orcas Island, where you could climb to the top of that cool old stone tower with a view of the whole world below.

Those are my faves for kids, now you tell yours. Continue here…

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