The Washington State Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers for the International Coastal & Underwater Cleanup Sept. 17-18.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Operation Shore Patrol, which helps keep Washington’s Pacific waterways clean by picking up litter accumulated from water and land sources.
State Parks will waive the camping fee (hookups not included) for cleanup participants on Friday and Saturday the weekend of the cleanup event at Cape Disappointment (Long Beach area), Twin Harbors (south beach area) and Ocean City (north beach area) state parks.
A limited number of standard campsites are available. Reservations for standard campsites must be made by calling ahead.
Cape Disappointment State Park, 244 Robert Gray Drive, Ilwaco – for information and campsite reservations call Linda Jessen at 360-560-4598.
Ocean City State Park, 148 State Route 115, Ocean Shores – for information and campsite reservations call Angela Holm at 206-617-9478.
Twin Harbors State Park, 420 State Hwy 105 S, Grayland – for information and campsite reservations call Mike Mayforth at 253-307-9808.
Hookup campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis at Twin Harbors State Park. Hookup sites may be reserved for Cape Disappointment and Ocean City by calling 888-226-7688. Fees apply.
To learn about additional International Ocean Conservancy Coastal Cleanup events in Washington state, e-mail email@example.com or call 360-902-8581.