Give a gift of natural beauty this year, one your friends and family will enjoy every month of next year.
The 2005 Washington State Parks Calendar features brilliant, full-color landscape photographs of some of the park systems premier and unique features.
The calendar represents the natural, cultural and historical diversity of Washington state parks. Each photograph captures a spectacular park view, exemplifying the types of scenery to enjoy at 120 state parks throughout Washington.
Photographs include the upper falls at Wallace Falls, Mount Pilchucks historic fire lookout, the vast lawn and beautiful gardens at Peace Arch, and a breathtaking view of Lime Kiln Point.
The images are by well-known Pacific Northwest photographers John Marshall, Charles Gurche, Jamie and Judy Wild, Mary Liz Austin and Kirkendall-Spring. Graphic design was done by Brett E. Batchelor.
The calendar sells for $12.95. Proceeds go toward the care and maintenance of Washington state parks.
To purchase the calendar, see www.parks.wa.gov/specialoffers. Orders should be made by Dec. 17 for delivery by Christmas. Calendars are also available at most state parks and at the University of Washington bookstore.