State Parks updates mobile app, issues Walk in the Park GeoChallenge

August 29, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 29, 2014

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has released the next generation of the Pocket Ranger mobile app and is kicking off the Walk in the Park GeoChallenge.

The free mobile app for iPhone and Android was recently overhauled. This interactive outdoor guide, created by the ParksByNature Network, is the ultimate guide to exploring Washington’s state parks.

State Parks and ParksByNature are also partnering with SUBWAY restaurants to launch the newest geochallenge, Walk in the Park, on the Pocket Ranger mobile app. The geochallenge features state parks in 16 Western Washington counties.

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State parks and SUBWAY launch meal program

September 10, 2013

In honor of the Washington State Parks Centennial and National Public Lands Day, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and SUBWAY restaurants have collaborated to launch No Family Left Inside.

The program will reward park visitors by honoring their Discover Pass in all 406 SUBWAY locations in 17 counties throughout Western Washington for the month of September.

Visit a participating store and show the pass to receive a free 6-inch sandwich with the purchase of a 6-inch sandwich of equal or greater value and a 30-ounce drink.

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