Spring Fireside Circle Series for North Cascades, Mount Rainier,
and Olympic National Parks
For more information please contact:
Community Engagement Manager
Fireside Circle events are NOT fundraising events – they bring together people who care about Mount Rainier, North Cascades, and Olympic National Parks for a fun and engaging experience. Together, we learn more about challenges the parks face, work that these tireless rangers are carrying out, and what’s ahead. Hikes, ranger walks, or other outings are often incorporated. And, we enjoy great food, wonderful company, and comfortable lodging in these beautiful places.
Save The Dates for our Spring Fireside Circle Events!
Olympic National Park Fireside Circle at Lake Crescent Lodge
Thursday May 4 through Friday May 5, 2017
On Thursday May 4, through Friday May 5, join Washington’s National Park Fund and Olympic National Park staff for a special Fireside Circle evening created with park lovers just like you in mind. Co-hosted by Aramark, authorized concessionaire of Lake Crescent Lodge, we’ll be treated to fireside chats with park rangers, fine lodge dining, a guided hike option, and time among friends old and new.
Mount Rainier National Park Fireside Circle at Paradise Inn
Tuesday May 23 through Wednesday May 24, 2017
Did you know… Paradise Inn is turning 100 this year? Join us on May 23 through May 24 to help celebrate the history of the lodge with members of the National Park Service. Enjoy presentations from park staff currently working on projects being funded by supporters like you, a snowshoeing trip to the falls, and all of the fine dining and cozy fireside chats that Paradise Inn offers. You will be remiss to miss this event! Register today!
North Cascades National Park Fireside Circle at Freestone Inn
Friday June 2 through Sunday June 4, 2017
Members of the WNPF Board of Directors invite you to join them for a Fireside Circle gathering at the Freestone Inn, Friday June 2 through Sunday June 4! Nestled in the Methow Valley, the Freestone Inn is a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday cares – one of the many reasons we love to visit the national parks in our beautiful state. Though this Fireside Circle will focus on North Cascades National Park, you may bump into some other park representatives while you there, as well as the majority of the WNPF board of Directors! This year’s North Cascades Fireside Circle gathering will coincide with the annual WNPF Board Retreat.
Community Fireside Circles
Evening Fireside Circles are also hosted locally in the community. Whether you bring a group of neighbors, family and friends together for an evening in your home, or host a larger group somewhere in your community, Washington’s National Park Fund will work with you to iron out the details. We’re available to provide the latest news coming out of the parks and share new videos about projects that are underway. Interested in hosting? Let us know!
To learn more, please email Ashley Stokes, Community Engagement Manager, or call (206) 623-2063.
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