Seaquest State Park

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Seaquest State Park
Washington State Park
Seaquest State Park, 01.jpg
Named for: Alfred L. Seaquest
Country United States
State Washington
County Cowlitz
Elevation 600 ft (183 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°17′54″N 122°49′05″W / 46.29833°N 122.81806°W / 46.29833; -122.81806Coordinates: 46°17′54″N 122°49′05″W / 46.29833°N 122.81806°W / 46.29833; -122.81806 [1]
Area 475 acres (192 ha)
Established Unspecified
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Seaquest State Park

Seaquest State Park is a publicly owned recreation area located on the western flank of Silver Lake in Cowlitz County, Washington.[2] The 475-acre (192 ha) state park is home to the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, which offers displays on the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980.[3] Mount St. Helens itself is approximately 44 miles (71 km) east of the park.

Activities and amenities[edit]

Park activities include picnicking, camping, hiking on 7 miles (11 km) of trails (including 1 mile (1.6 km) of ADA-accessible trail), birdwatching, and horseshoes. The park's campground has standard, partial, and full hookup campsites. The park offers over 1 mile (1.6 km) of shoreline on Silver Lake, a shallow wetland lake known for its wetlands trail,[2] boat launch, and fishing.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Seaquest State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Seaquest State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 11, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Mount St. Helens Visitor Center". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 11, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Silver Lake". Fishing & Shellfishing. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Retrieved February 11, 2016. 

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