Steptoe Butte State Park

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Steptoe Butte State Park
Washington State Park
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Steptoe Butte
Country United States
State Washington
County Whitman
Elevation 3,612 ft (1,101 m)
Coordinates 47°01′57″N 117°17′55″W / 47.03250°N 117.29861°W / 47.03250; -117.29861Coordinates: 47°01′57″N 117°17′55″W / 47.03250°N 117.29861°W / 47.03250; -117.29861 [1]
Area 150 acres (61 ha)
Established 1946
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Steptoe Butte State Park

Steptoe Butte State Park is a 150-acre (61 ha) Washington state park located 12 miles (19 km) east of Colfax in Whitman County. The park centers on a 3,612 feet (1,101 m) quartzite butte named Steptoe Butte that looms above the surrounding plains. The park offers picnicking, interpretive signage, and expansive views from the summit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steptoe Butte State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Steptoe Butte State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 

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