Boating in Washington

Learn more about Washington’s boat registration requirements, state regulations and best places to boat.

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Top Boating Spots in Washington

Potholes State Park
Potholes State Park is a 640-acre camping park with 6,000 feet of freshwater shoreline.
North Cascades National Park
A national treasure, families should plan a fishing adventure to North Cascades National Park in Washington State.
American Lake Park
Just an hour outside of Seattle is a popular family park on the north shore of American Lake.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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