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Whitman County Parks – fire restrictions June 27, 2016

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Whitman County

Parks and Developmental Services Department

310 North Main Street                                     Phone: (509) 397-6238

Colfax, Washington 99111                            Fax:  (509) 397-5647

Office Hours:  8am-5pm, M-F                 Email:  parkds@co.whitman.wa.us

Web:   www.whitmancounty.org

Facebook:  (Whitman County Parks and Recreation Department)

KAMIAK BUTTE COUNTY PARK DAY USE and TRAIL SYSTEM BACK OPEN FROM YESTERDAY’S FIRE.

Due to current conditions and long term forecast fire restrictions are in place in all Whitman County managed parks.  No open fires and no smoking on trails.  Gas stoves and briquettes can be used for cooking.

 KAMIAK BUTTE COUNTY PARK’s CAMPGROUND CLOSED BEGINNING FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

Beginning Friday, July 1, 2016 the campground at Kamiak Butte County Park will be closed until further notice.  Please check our website or Facebook page for updates.

WHITMAN COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT FIREWORKS RESTRICTIONS

Tim Myers, Director, Whitman County Parks Department would like to remind visitors that fireworks are not allowed in the following Whitman County parks:  Kamiak Butte, Klemgard, Wawawai, Colfax Trail, Elberton, and the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail.

WHITMAN COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT EXTEND THEIR THANKS

Thank you to all the fire departments, emergency response personnel, area landowners, and volunteers for their immediate and extended response in extinguishing the fire at Kamiak Butte County Park on Sunday, June 26th!  We were overwhelmed and humbled by the response of so many!!  Thank you again, Tim, Janel, Dave, and the Whitman County Park Board.Whitman County logo