List of Washington state parks

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This is a list of state parks and reserves in the U.S. state of Washington which are part of the Washington State Park System.

Current state parks[edit]

Park name County Area Image Remarks
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Alta Lake State Park Okanogan County 181 73
View of Alta Lake
Camping at the north end of 2-mile-long (3.2 km) Alta Lake
Anderson Lake State Park Jefferson County 476 193   Trails, non-motorized boating, and lake fishing on Quimper Peninsula
Battle Ground Lake State Park Clark County 280 110
Aerial view of Battle Ground Lake State park
Fishing, swimming, camping, and trails in and around an ancient volcano crater
Bay View State Park Skagit County 25 10
Padilla Bay as seen from Bayview State Park
Camping, swimming, and boating on Padilla Bay
Beacon Rock State Park Skamania County 5,100 2,100
Large rock nearby water
Volcanic monolith and forested uplands on the Columbia River
Belfair State Park Mason County 65 26   Tidal flats, wetlands, and beaches on Hood Canal
Birch Bay State Park Whatcom County 194 79
Birch Bay panorama
Camping, shellfish harvesting on Birch Bay
Blake Island State Park Kitsap County 475 192
Blake Island surrounded by water
Island park in Puget Sound; home of Tillicum Village
Blind Island State Park San Juan County 3 1.2   Part of the Cascadia Marine Trail
Bogachiel State Park Clallam County 123 50   Camping on the Bogachiel River
Bottle Beach State Park Grays Harbor County 75 30   Tidal flats on the southern shore of Grays Harbor
Bridgeport State Park Okanogan County 748 303   Camping, boating on Rufus Woods Lake
Bridle Trails State Park King County 482 195
A tree in a forested area
Suburban equestrian park with 28 miles (45 km) of trails
Brooks Memorial State Park Klickitat County 700 280   Trails and camping in the southern Cascade Mountains
Cama Beach State Park Island County 433 175
Little pink houses
Preserved 1930s seaside tourist camp
Camano Island State Park Island County 134 54
Rocky beach with covered with driftwood
Camping and water activities on Puget Sound
Camp Wooten Retreat Center Columbia County Group camp on the Tucannon River in the Blue Mountains
Cape Disappointment State Park Pacific County 1,882 762
A lighthouse atop a rocky cliff overlooking water
Formerly called Fort Canby: World War I-era naval gun emplacements and bunkers; camping and water activities near the southern tip of Long Beach Peninsula
Centennial Trail State Park Spokane County     37-mile (60 km) paved trail following the Spokane River from Nine Mile Falls to the Idaho border
Clark Island State Park San Juan County 55 22   Marine camping on the Strait of Georgia in the San Juan Islands
Columbia Hills State Park Klickitat County 3,338 1,351
Waterfalls in the distance
Formed from the merger of Horsethief Lake and Dalles Mountain Ranch state parks with hiking trails and Columbia River water activities
Columbia Plateau Trail State Park Adams County  
A rail trail overlooking a stream in a shallow valley
130-mile (210 km) abandoned railroad right-of-way running between Cheney and Pasco
Conconully State Park Okanogan County 81 33
Conconully State Park.jpg
Camping and water activities on Conconully Reservoir
Crawford State Park Pend Oreille County 49 20
Flowstone formation
Seasonal tours of the limestone formations in Gardner Cave
Curlew Lake State Park Ferry County 123 50   Camping and water activities on Curlew Lake
Cutts Island State Park Pierce County 2 0.81   Island park in Carr Inlet at the southern end of Puget Sound
Daroga State Park Douglas County 90 36   Camping and water activities on the Columbia River
Dash Point State Park King County 398 161   Camping, trails, and water activities on Puget Sound
Deception Pass State Park Island County 4,134 1,673
A green bridge spanning some water
Camping, water activities, and old-growth forest at the northern end of Whidbey Island
Doe Island State Park San Juan County 7 2.8   Island park southeast of Orcas Island
Dosewallips State Park Jefferson County 425 172
Tidal shoreline decorated with spruce trees
Camping and water activities on Hood Canal
Doug's Beach State Park Klickitat County 400 160   Windsurfing in the Columbia Gorge
Eagle Island State Park Pierce County 10 4.0   Island park in southern Puget Sound
Federation Forest State Park King County 619 251   Hiking amid old-growth Douglas firs on the White River
Fields Spring State Park Asotin County 792 321
Hills in the distance as viewed from highground
Trails in the Blue Mountains region
Flaming Geyser State Park King County 480 190
A small flame coming from a cylindrical concrete slab surrounded by rocks
Flaming methane geysers (seeps); rafting on the Green River
Fort Casey State Park Island County 467 189
A canon in an embarkment overlooking water
World War I-era naval gun emplacements and bunkers
Fort Columbia State Park Pacific County 593 240
Historic building on a slight hill
Early 20th-century coastal artillery and historic wood-frame fort buildings
Fort Ebey State Park Island County 645 261
Seascape
Camping, paragliding, and trails on the Strait of Juan de Fuca
Fort Flagler State Park Jefferson County 784 317
Deer grazing on grass in front of historic buildings
World War I-era naval gun emplacements and bunkers at the mouth of Puget Sound
Fort Simcoe State Park Yakima County 200 81
Wooden structure surrounded by yellow grassland
1850s-era military installation on the Yakama Indian Reservation with army and Native American interpretive displays
Fort Townsend State Park Jefferson County 367 149   Boating, camping, and trails at the northeastern extreme of the Olympic Peninsula
Fort Worden State Park Jefferson County 434 176
Historic buildings behind a flag pole
Camping, water activities, and the Coast Artillery Museum
Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park/Wanapum Recreational Area Kittitas County 7,470 3,020
Petrified wood below park signage
A petrified forest with more than 50 species of wood; camping and water activities on the Columbia River's Wanapum Reservoir
Goldendale Observatory State Park Klickitat County 5 2.0
Skyline of observatories
An astronomical observatory
Grayland Beach State Park Pacific County 412 167    
Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park Grays Harbor County 364 147    
Harstine Island State Park Mason County
Harstine Island, Jarrell Cove State Park.JPG
 
Hope Island State Park (Mason County) Mason County 106 43    
Hope Island State Park (Skagit County) Skagit County 200 81    
Ike Kinswa State Park Lewis County 454 184    
Illahee State Park Kitsap County 75 30
Small beach as seen through a higher vantage point obscurbed by trees
 
Iron Horse State Park Kittitas County,
King County
1,612 652
Cross country skiers on a snow covered path between trees
 
James Island State Park San Juan County 117 47    
Jarrell Cove State Park Mason County 43 17    
Joemma Beach State Park Pierce County 122 49    
Jones Island State Park San Juan County 190 77    
Joseph Whidbey State Park Island County 112 45    
Kanaskat-Palmer State Park King County 320 130
Rapids of the Green River near pebble beaches
 
Kinney Point State Park Jefferson County 76 31    
Kitsap Memorial State Park Kitsap County 58 23    
Kopachuck State Park Pierce County 109 44    
Lake Chelan State Park Chelan County    
Lake Easton State Park Kittitas County 516 209
Lake Easton with a distant beach on the opposite side
 
Lake Isabella State Park Mason County    
Lake Sammamish State Park King County 512 207
Picnic tables on a grassy field near a large lake
 
Lake Sylvia State Park Grays Harbor County    
Lake Wenatchee State Park Chelan County 489 198
A lake as it encounters foothills covered in trees
 
Larrabee State Park Whatcom County 2,683 1,086
A steep rocky coastline covered in trees
 
Leadbetter Point State Park Pacific County
Leadbetter Point.jpg
 
Lewis and Clark State Park Lewis County 621 251
Informational sign by a large Douglar Fir tree
 
Lewis and Clark Trail State Park Columbia County 37 15    
Lime Kiln Point State Park San Juan County 36 15
A small lighthouse on a rocky near a rocky coastline
A facility for orca whale research
Lincoln Rock State Park Chelan County 80 32    
Lyons Ferry Park Franklin County   Returned to Washington State Parks operation in 2015
Loomis Lake State Park Pacific County    
Manchester State Park Kitsap County 111 45
Manchester State Park Torpedo Building.JPG
 
Maryhill State Park Klickitat County 99 40
Maryhill, Washington.jpg
 
Matia Island State Park San Juan County 145 59    
McMicken Island State Park Mason County 11.5 4.7    
Millersylvania State Park Thurston County 842 341
Calm lake with trees on the opposite side in the distance
 
Moran State Park San Juan County 5,000 2,000
A small pier into Mountain Lake
 
Mount Pilchuck State Park Snohomish County 1,893 766
A small structure on a rocky summit
 
Mount Spokane State Park Spokane County 13,919 5,633
A wooded mountain in the distance
 
Mystery Bay State Park Jefferson County 10 4.0    
Nolte State Park King County 117 47    
Obstruction Pass State Park San Juan County 80 32 [1]  
Ocean City State Park Grays Harbor County 170 69    
Olallie State Park King County
Snoqualmie River flowing through a heavily wooded area
 
Olmstead Place State Park Kittitas County 217 88    
Pacific Beach State Park Grays Harbor County 10 4.0    
Pacific Pines State Park Pacific County
A small trail through a field with high grass and small shrubs
 
Palouse Falls State Park Franklin County, Whitman County 105 42
A sign stating "Palouse Falls State Park" in an arid landscape
 
Paradise Point State Park Clark County 88 36    
Patos Island State Park San Juan County 207 84
A lighthouse in the distance on the Patos Island
 
Peace Arch State Park Whatcom County 20 8.1
A white stone arch in a grassy lawn in front of a line of automobiles
A peace memorial on the United States-Canada border
Pearrygin Lake State Park Okanogan County 696 282    
Penrose Point State Park Pierce County 152 62    
Peshastin Pinnacles State Park Chelan County 34 14    
Pleasant Harbor State Park Jefferson County 425 172    
Posey Island State Park San Juan County 1 0.40    
Potholes State Park Grant County 640 260
Aerial view of a large reservoire surrounded by fields
 
Potlatch State Park Mason County    
Rainbow Falls State Park Lewis County 139 56    
Rasar State Park Skagit County 169 68    
Reed Island State Park Clark County 510 210    
Riverside State Park Spokane County 10,000 4,000
A stream of water in front curving around some large boulders
 
Rockport State Park Skagit County 670 270
Densely populated greenery in a forest
 
Rothschild House State Park Jefferson County    
Sacajawea State Park Franklin County 284 115
A museum building surrounded by trees
 
Saddlebag Island State Park San Juan County 24 9.7    
Saint Edward State Park King County 316 128
A dense forest with shrubs
 
Saltwater State Park King County 87.4 35.4
Picnic tables on a lawn surrounded by a steep rocky beach
 
Scenic Beach State Park Kitsap County 88 36    
Schafer State Park Mason County 119 48    
Seaquest State Park Cowlitz County 475 192    
Sequim Bay State Park Clallam County 92 37    
Shine Tidelands State Park Jefferson County 13 5.3    
Skagit Island State Park Skagit County 24 9.7    
Skull Island State Park San Juan County 3.2 1.3    
South Whidbey Island State Park Island County 347 140
A black and white image of a large cedar looking up from the ground
 
Spencer Spit State Park San Juan County 138 56  
Spring Creek Hatchery State Park Skamania County   [2]  
Squak Mountain State Park King County 1,545 625
View from the top of a tall hill overlooking more hills
 
Squilchuck State Park Chelan County 228 92    
Steamboat Rock State Park Grant County 3,522 1,425
Large plateau separated from the viewer by some water
 
Steptoe Battlefield State Park Whitman County 4 1.6
Steptoe Battlefield Memorial.jpg
 
Steptoe Butte State Park Whitman County 150 61
Small paved road approaching a hill surrounded by fields
 
Stretch Point State Park Mason County    
Stuart Island State Park San Juan County 85 34    
Sucia Island State Park San Juan County
Sail boats anchored off a beach covered with driftwood
 
Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park Grant County 4,027 1,630
High point view of a body of water surrounded by steep cliffs
 
Tolmie State Park Thurston County 105 42    
Triton Cove State Park Jefferson County 29 12    
Turn Island State Park San Juan County 35 14   Part of San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Twanoh State Park Mason County 182 74    
Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park Chelan County 235 95    
Twin Harbors State Park Grays Harbor County 172 70    
Wallace Falls State Park Snohomish County 4,735 1,916
A large waterfall flowing between green forests
 
Wenatchee Confluence State Park Chelan County 197 80
Columbia River 5129.JPG
 
Westhaven State Park Grays Harbor County 79 32    
Westport Light State Park Grays County 212 86
GraysHarborWestportLightNpsPhoto2000.jpg
 
Yakima Sportsman State Park Yakima County 247 100    

Former state parks[edit]

Park name County Area Image Remarks
acres ha
Central Ferry Park Whitman County 185 75   Administered by USACE;[3] formerly Central Ferry State Park (?–2002)
Chief Timothy Park Asotin County 198 80   Administered by USACE;[4] formerly Chief Timothy State Park (?–2002)
Crow Butte Park Benton County 275 111   Administered by Port of Benton;[5] formerly Crow Butte State Park (?–2002)
Damon Point Grays Harbor County
Bubo scandiacus Damon Point 4.jpg
Administered by Washington Recreation and Conservation Office
Fay Bainbridge Park Kitsap County 17 6.9
Fay Bainbridge Park, Washington, USA.JPG
Administered by Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District
Fort Okanogan Okanogan County 45 18
Site of Fort Okanogan.jpg
Administered by Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Fort Ward Park Kitsap County 137 55   Administered by Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District
Griffin Bay State Park San Juan County 15 6.1    
Hanging Gardens State Park     Now Hanging Gardens Site within the Green River Gorge Conservation Area
Mukilteo Lighthouse Park Snohomish County 12 4.9
Mukilteo Lighthouse.jpg
Formerly Mukilteo State Park, deeded to City of Mukilteo in 2004
Osoyoos Lake State Park Okanogan County 47 19   Now Osoyoos Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park, operated by city of Oroville
Upright Channel State Park San Juan County 20 8.1    
Wenberg County Park Snohomish County   Formerly Wenberg State Park; transferred to Snohomish County in 2009
West Hylebos State Park King County    

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obstruction Pass". Washington State Parks. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Spring Creek Hatchery". Washington State Parks. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Central Ferry Park". USACE. Retrieved February 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Chief Timothy Park". USACE. Retrieved February 19, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Crow Butte Park". Port of Benton. Retrieved February 19, 2015. 

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