Olmstead Place State Park

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Olmstead Place State Park
Washington State Park
Olmstead Place State Park.jpg
Country United States
State Washington
County Kittitas
Elevation 1,539 ft (469 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°58′13″N 120°28′19″W / 46.97028°N 120.47194°W / 46.97028; -120.47194Coordinates: 46°58′13″N 120°28′19″W / 46.97028°N 120.47194°W / 46.97028; -120.47194 [1]
Area 217 acres (88 ha)
Settlement 1875 [2]
 - State park 1968
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Olmstead Place State Park
Olmstead Place State Park
Location 4 mi. east of Ellensburg near the Kittitas Hwy., Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington
Nearest city Ellensburg, Washington
Area 219 acres (89 ha)
NRHP reference # 71000878
Added to NRHP March 31, 1971

Olmstead Place State Park is a 217-acre (88 ha) Washington state park that preserves a working pioneer farm in Kittitas County. Park activities include picnicking, hiking, fishing, interpretive activities, wildlife viewing, and touring the living farm museum.[2] The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Olmstead Place State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Olmstead Place State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ Ralph H. Rudeen, Chief of Interpretive Services (December 2, 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Olmstead Place State Park". National Park Service. Retrieved February 18, 2016. 

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