Yakima Sportsman State Park

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Yakima Sportsman State Park
Washington State Park
Country United States
State Washington
County Yakima
Elevation 1,014 ft (309 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°35′27″N 120°27′28″W / 46.59083°N 120.45778°W / 46.59083; -120.45778Coordinates: 46°35′27″N 120°27′28″W / 46.59083°N 120.45778°W / 46.59083; -120.45778 [1]
Area 247 acres (100 ha)
Established 1940
 - State park 1956
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Yakima Sportsman State Park

Yakima Sportsman State Park is a state-operated, public recreation area in Yakima County, Washington. The park is a green, irrigated area in an otherwise desert region, encompassing 247 acres (100 ha) on the floodplain of the Yakima River. It was created by the Yakima Sportsman's Association in 1940 and became a state park in 1956.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park has a campground with tent and utility sites, two miles of hiking trails, and picnicking facilities. Available activities include fishing, birdwatching, and horseshoes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yakima Sportsmen State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "Yakima Sportsman State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved January 6, 2015. 

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