Washington State Government Nature Resources
State Parks, Campgrounds, and Housing

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Individual State Parks
Official Links to Regions

(Click on Regions to get 
Individual Park Descriptions)

Other Links to a Few of
My Favorite Parks
Coastal Washington
  • North Coast Region
  • (Anderson Lake, Bogachiel, Fort 
    Flagler, Kitsap Memorial, Mystery Bay, 
    Potlatch, Scenic Beach, Shine 
    Tidelands, Twanoh, Belfair, 
    Dosewallips, Fort Worden, Lake 
    Cushman, Old Fort Townsend, 
    Sequim Bay, Triton Cove state parks)
  • South Coast Region
  • (Damon Point, Fort Columbia, 
    Griffiths- Priday, Jarrell Cove, 
    Millersylvania, Pacific Beach, Rainbow 
    Falls, Twin Harbors, Fort Canby, 
    Grayland Beach, Hope Island, Lake 
    Sylvia, Ocean City, Pacific Pines, 
    Schafer, Westport Light state parks)

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Sunny's Favorites
  • Damon Point SP
    • Birds (Grays Harbor Audubon)
I-90 Corridor
  • Northwest Region
  • (Bay View, Larrabee, Rasar, Birch Bay, 
    Peace Arch, and Rockport state parks)
  • North Puget Sound Region
  • (Blake Island, Fay Bainbridge, Illahee, 
    Manchester, St Edwards, Wenberg, 
    Bridle Trails, Fort Ward, Lake 
    Sammamish, Mukilteo, Wallace Falls 
    state parks)
  • South Puget Sound Region
  • (Dash Point, Flaming Geyser, Iron 
    Horse, Kanaskat-Palmer, Lake Easton, 
    Olallie, Saltwater, West Hylebos, 
    Federation Forest, Ike Kinswa, 
    Joemma Beach, Kopachuck, Nolte, 
    Penrose Point, Tolmie state parks)
  • Southwest Region
  • (Battle Ground Lake, Doug's Beach, 
    Horsethief Lake, Paradise Point, 
    Beacon Rock, Goldendale Observatory, 
    Lewis & Clark, Seaquest state parks)

Sunny's Favorites

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Central Washington
  • North Central Region
  • (Alta Lake, Conconully, Fort Okanogan, 
    Lake Wenatchee, Pearrygin Lake, 
    Twenty-Five Mile Creek, Bridgeport, 
    Daroga, Lake Chelan, Osoyoos, 
    Steamboat Rock state parks)
  • South Central Region
  • (Brooks Memorial, Fort Simcoe, Lincoln 
    Rock, Olmstead Place, Potholes, Sun 
    Lakes, Yakima Sportsman, Crow Butte, 
    Ginkgo/Wanapum, Maryhill, Peshastin 
    Pinnacles, Squilchuck, Wenatchee 
    Confluence state parks)

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Sunny's Favorites
Eastern Washington
  • Northeast Region
  • (Centennial Trail, Curlew Lake, 
    Riverside, Crawford, Mount Spokane 
    state parks)
  • Southeast Region
  • (Central Ferry, Fields Spring, Lyons 
    Ferry, Sacajawea, Chief Timothy, Lewis 
    & Clark Trail, Palouse Falls, Steptoe 
    Butte state parks)
Sunny's Favorites

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Overnight Rentals
Vacation Houses Cabins, Yurts, and Tents
WA State Parks Overnight 
Heritage Places and Vacation Houses
  • Fort Columbia SP
  • Lower Columbia River
    Scarborough House, Steward's House
  • Fort Flagler SP
  • Marrowstone Island
    Hospital Steward's House, 
    Waterway House, 
    Non-com Officers' Quarters
  • Fort Worden SP
  • Port Townsend
    Conference Center
    • Officers' Row, 
    • Non-com Officers' Quarters
    • Olympic Hostel
    • 360- 385-0655
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  • WA State Parks 
  • Cabins, Yurts, Platform Tents
    • Fort Canby SP (SW WA Coast)
      Cabins and Yurts
    • 1-800-452-5687
    • Dosewallips SP (Hood Canal)
      Platform Tents
    • 1-800-452-5687
    • Bayview SP (W. of Burlington)
      Cabins w. heat & electricity
    • Grayland Beach SP (S of Westport)
      Yurts w.
      heat & electricity
  • Seattle Times
    Yurts Add Allure to Spring Camping
    Mike McQuaide, 3/17/05

  • Moran SP
  • Orcas Island
    Camp Moran Vacation House

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Environmental Learning Centers

(lodges with clustered cabins and other rustic facilities)
ELC Reservations:  360-902-8600
Eastern Washington
  • Anatone
  • Fields Spring State Park
    • Puffer Butte ELC- 
    • WO-HE-LO ELC
  • Coulee City
  • Sun Lakes State Park
    Camp Delany ELC
  • Goldendale
  • Brooks Memorial ELC 
  • Pomeroy
  • Camp Wooten State Park
    Camp Wooten ELC


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Western Washington
  • Auburn
  • Flaming Geyser State Park
    Flaming Geyser ELC 
  • Chehalis
  • Lewis and Clark State Park
    Lewis and Clark ELC
  • Marrowstone Island
  • Fort Flagler State Park
    Fort Flagler ELC's
  • Orcas Island
  • Moran State Park
    Camp Moran ELC 
  • Sequim
  • Sequim Bay State Park
    Ramblewood ELC
  • Tumwater
  • Millersylvania State Park
    Millersylvania ELC 
  • Whidbey Island
  • Deception Pass State Park
    Cornet Bay ELC

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