Camping in Wenatchee Guard Station, Umatilla National Forest, WA

Camping in Wenatchee Guard Station, Umatilla National Forest, WAWenatchee Guard Station, located approximately 30 Miles south-east of Pomeroy, and 15 miles west of Anatone, offers a peaceful view of the northern tip of the Blue Mountains. The house, a single story wood frame structure with wood siding and shake shingles, was built by the CCC in approximately 1934-1935. It features a living room, kitchen and bedroom, and is furnished with two single beds, a double bed (all with mattresses), chairs and a table. The cabin is equipped with propane for heat, the cook stove, the refrigerator, and lighting. Most cleaning supplies, limited dishes, pots/pans, and utensils provided; however, it is strongly suggested visitors bring their own. Water is not available on site. An outhouse is located nearby. This cabin is open year round.

The cabin offers a panoramic view of Wenatchee Creek and access to a scenic drive along the Wenatchee Creek Canyon. Horse and hiker trails into Wenatchee Creek can also be accessed from the cabin. Horses are allowed, although there is no corral.

Camping in Wenatchee Guard Station, Umatilla National Forest, WA

During winter, the cabin offers snowmobiling and cross country skiing on groomed snowmobile trails.

Things To Do:

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Skiing
  • Camping
  • Picnicking
  • Horseback Riding

Camping in Wenatchee Guard Station, Umatilla National Forest, WA
Amenities:

  • Beds & Mattresses
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Cook Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Hiking Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Horse Trail
  • Outhouses
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pots & Pans
  • Propane heater and lights
  • Propane refrigerator
  • Table & Chairs

Camping in Wenatchee Guard Station, Umatilla National Forest, WA

Special Notes:

Entry to the cabin is by combination lock. Please call the Pomeroy District office at 509 843-4629 or 509 843-1891 to confirm combination or key pick up instructions three days prior to your arrival. Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. No discounts – the cabin is reservable at full price only! No exceptions. Fees for this site will be increasing. Please check under fees for increase amounts.

There is no potable water at this site. Visitors must bring plenty of water for drinking, cooking and washing.

Dogs are allowed at the cabin provided the owner picks up after them.

If you have children or pets, be aware that this facility may have mice killing poison (d-con) placed within its perimeter. Please bring your own garbage bags and clean the facility before you leave. This is a Pack it in, Pack it out site.

Please bring sleeping bags/bedding, as well as a flashlight or lantern for emergencies, first aid kit, washcloths and towels, and dish soap.

All Forest Service Cabin Rentals are No Smoking facilities.

Please contact the Ranger District prior to arriving at the cabin/lookout rental to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire closures, road, weather or storms, etc., that may affect the quality of your visit.

Camping in Wenatchee Guard Station, Umatilla National Forest, WA

Address:
Wenatchee Guard Station (WA)
71 WEST MAIN ST
Pomeroy WA 99347
Phone Park for More Information (509)843-4629

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.125, -117.375

Driving direction
Wenatchee Guard Station (WA), 71 West Main Street, Pomeroy, WA 99347

The cabin is located approximately 40 miles southeast of Pomeroy, Washington on the Umatilla National Forest. From Pomeroy take 15th Street south (which becomes Peola Road at the city limits) for approximately 15 miles to the forest boundary. The paved road will end here. Continue on Forest Service Road (FSR) 40 for 17 miles to Misery Junction. Take FSR 44 east for three miles, then FSR 43 east for approximately 3 miles. The guard station will be on the left. This route may also be used during winter months by snowmobile only.

The site is accessible by automobile June 1 to November 1. Winter use will require alternate transportation such as skis, snowshoes, or snowmobile.

For winter use: From Pomeroy, travel east on Highway 12 to Clarkston, Washington. From Clarkston, travel south on Highway 129 to Asotin, Washington. Just before entering Asotin, turn right at the bridge on to County Road 105 to Cloverland. Continue past Cloverland to the Sno-Park. Park here, and then travel by snowmobile or cross-country ski (beginning to intermediate level skiing) southwest on FSR 43 to the junction with FSR 4304, about three miles (a terrific view is now visible). Turn right and travel west on FSR 43 for approximately 0.25 of a mile to Wenatchee Guard Station. (A Washington State Sno-Park permit is required to park at the Sno-Park. Permits may be obtained from any State Park.)
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Things To Do in Wildcat Lake County Park Kitsap County , Washington State

Wildcat Lake County Park  Kitsap County

Wildcat Lake County Park Kitsap County

Wildcat Lake County Park is a famous Washington State park suitable for activities that include picnicking and more. Wildcat Lake County Park is located in  Kitsap County , Washington State. Wildcat Lake County Park has the GPS coordinates: 47.604832, -122.77226. In addition to Wildcat Lake County Park’s incredible beauty and amazing nature, Wildcat Lake County Park is a great mini-vacation spot for the entire family who like the excellent outdoors in Washington State .

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Wildcat Lake County Park Kitsap County 1

Come work in a beautiful lake park. Volunteers will be helping get the park ready for our busy summer season. We will be pressure washing and cleaning basketball courts, refurbishing horseshoe pits, pressure washing and cleaning picnic tables, and cleaning the restroom.

Prior to visiting Wildcat Lake County Park make sure you contact the local agency to get more information. The Direction to Wildcat Lake County Park and weather information can be found by clicking on the Driving Direction link and Weather link in the content. Visitors who’ve visited Wildcat Lake County Park are encouraged to write-up reviews of the Wildcat Lake County Park and submit images they would like to share with other visitors.

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Wildcat Lake County Park Kitsap County 2

 

Things To Do:

  • Fishing
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Picnicking

Amenities:

  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic tables.

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Wildcat Lake County Park Kitsap County 3

 

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.604832,-122.77226

How to get Wildcat Lake County Park:

9205 Holly Road NW, Bremerton – Take Newberry Hill exit off Highway 3; head west; turn left onto Seabeck Holly Road.  Turn right onto Holly Road; drive approx. two miles to Wildcat Lake Park entrance on the left.

 

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Fishing in Burke Lake, Southwest – Grant County Fishing

Fishing in Burke Lake, Southwest - GrantBurke Lake is a 200-acre Department-owned public fishing lake in Fairfax County. The lake serves as the main attraction to Burke Lake Park, a 650-acre park operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Burke Lake is formed by a dam on South Run, a tributary stream of the Potomac River. Burke Lake offers excellent fishing and features largemouth bass, muskellunge, walleye, channel catfish, bluegill and black crappie. Anglers may also catch white perch, yellow perch, red ear sunfish and an occasional blue catfish.

Fun Things To Do:

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Rowboat rentals

Fish Types:

  • Trout
  • Rainbow
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Muskellunge
  • Walleye
  • Channel catfish
  • Bluegill crappie
  • Black crappie
  • White perch
  • Yellow perch
  • Red ear sunfish
  • Blue catfish

Special Note:

  • Handicap Restroom : Yes
  • Handicap Dock : Yes
  • Camping Available: : Yes
  • Restrooms Available: : Yes
  • Boat Launch Available: Yes
  • Launch Type:    Plank
  • Dates Open: March 1 through July 31
  • Motorized Boats Allowed: Yes
  • Horse Power Limit: None

Driving Directions:
4.6 m. S of Quincy on Hwy 281, R on 5 NW for 3.2 mi, L for 2.6 mi.

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Penrose Point State Park

Penrose Point State ParkPenrose Point State Park is a 152-acre marine and camping park on the shores of Puget Sound. The park has over two miles of saltwater frontage on Mayo Cove and Carr Inlet. Wildlife, birds and forested terrain make this a beautiful park.

Excellent fishing, boating, and crabbing in these waters. Waterskiing, jetskiing, and swimming are also enjoyed from this park, although there is no designated swimming area or lifeguard. Clamming and digging for oysters on the shore.
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The campground has 83 campsites, including 1 with full RV utility hookups. The group campground holds between 20-50 people, and includes a shelter.
Available activities include hiking, mountain biking, boating, scuba diving, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, clamming, crabbing, beachcombing, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, interpretive activities, and horseshoes

picnic_area_penrose_point_state_parkPark hours/updates:
Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.
Winter: Only campsites 1-21 are open from Oct. 15 through May 15. Day-use area is open 8 a.m. to dusk in winter. No shower facilities during the winter.
Address:
Penrose Point State Park
321 158th Avenue KPS
Lakebay, Washington   98349
(253) 884-2514

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Things To Do in Old Mill Park Kitsap County, Washington State

Old Mill Park Kitsap County

Old Mill Park Kitsap County

Old Mill Park is a famous Washington State park suitable for activities that include picnicking and more. Old Mill Park is located in Kitsap County, Washington State. Old Mill Park has the GPS coordinates: 47.650139, -122.688103. In addition to Old Mill Park’s incredible beauty and amazing nature, Old Mill Park is a great mini-vacation spot for the entire family who like the excellent outdoors in Washington State.

Old Mill Park Kitsap County 1

Old Mill Park Kitsap County 1

Old Mill Park is an example of a park that has a favorable use-to-maintenance ratio, according to a recent report by the Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteers will rebuild 300′ of gravel trail at the Old Mill Park. Landscape fabric is laid, gravel is wheel barrowed and then poured into a form, raked smooth and at the end packed down. There will also be plenty of blackberries and scotch broom to be whacked.

Old Mill Park Kitsap County 2

Old Mill Park Kitsap County 2

Prior to visiting Old Mill Park make sure you contact the local agency to get more information. The Direction to Old Mill Park and weather information can be found by clicking on the Driving Direction link and Weather link in the content. Visitors who’ve visited Old Mill Park are encouraged to write-up reviews of the Old Mill Park and submit images they would like to share with other visitors.

Old Mill Park Kitsap County 3

Old Mill Park Kitsap County 3

 

Things To Do:

  • Picnicking
  • Beach Access
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
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Old Mill Park Kitsap County 4

Phone number information:

(360) 337-5350

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):

47.650139,-122.688103

How to get Old Mill Park:

Old Mill Park is located on Bucklin Hill Road between Silverdale Way and Tracyton Boulevard

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Old Mill Park is a famous Washington State park suitable for activities that include picnicking and more. Old Mill Park is located in Kitsap County, Washington State. Old Mill Park has the GPS coordinates: 47.650139, -122.688103. In addition to Old Mill Park’s incredible beauty and amazing nature, Old Mill Park is a great mini-vacation spot for the entire family who like the excellent outdoors in Washington State.

 

Old Mill Park is an example of a park that has a favorable use-to-maintenance ratio, according to a recent report by the Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteers will rebuild 300′ of gravel trail at the Old Mill Park. Landscape fabric is laid, gravel is wheel barrowed and then poured into a form, raked smooth and at the end packed down. There will also be plenty of blackberries and scotch broom to be whacked.

 

Prior to visiting Old Mill Park make sure you contact the local agency to get more information. The Direction to Old Mill Park and weather information can be found by clicking on the Driving Direction link and Weather link in the content. Visitors who’ve visited Old Mill Park are encouraged to write-up reviews of the Old Mill Park and submit images they would like to share with other visitors.

 

Things To Do:

· Picnicking

· Beach Access

· Swimming

· Fishing

Phone number information:

(360) 337-5350

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):

47.650139,-122.688103

How to get Old Mill Park:

Old Mill Park is located on Bucklin Hill Road between Silverdale Way and Tracyton Boulevard

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Robe Canyon Historic Park Snohomish County, Washington

Robe Canyon Historic Park Snohomish County

Robe Canyon Historic Park is a famous Washington State park suitable for activities that include hiking and more. Robe Canyon Historic Park is located in Snohomish County, Washington State. Robe Canyon Historic Park has the GPS coordinates: 48.073606, -121.687403. In addition to Robe Canyon Historic Park’s incredible beauty and amazing nature, Robe Canyon Historic Park is a great mini-vacation spot for the entire family who like the excellent outdoors in Washington State.

Located east of Granite Falls, Washington, just off the Mountain Loop Scenic Byway, Robe Canyon Historic Park blends a rich history of the mining and railroading era with the natural beauty of the South Fork of the Stillaguamish River thundering through narrow Robe Canyon. Hike the mile-long trail from the road to the river for a breathtaking view of Robe Canyon.  Only minutes from the town of Granite Falls, Robe Canyon has the look and feel of somewhere much more remote.  The return hike can be a challenge.  Portions of the trail are inaccessible during the rainy season

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Prior to visiting Robe Canyon Historic Park make sure you contact the local agency to get more information. The Direction to Robe Canyon Historic Park and weather information can be found by clicking on the Driving Direction link and Weather link in the content. Visitors who’ve visited Robe Canyon Historic Park are encouraged to write-up reviews of the Robe Canyon Historic Park and submit images they would like to share with other visitors.

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Things To Do:

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boating

Amenities:

  • Hiking Trails
  • River Beach access

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GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
48.073606,-121.687403

How to get Robe Canyon Historic Park:
From the town of Granite Falls, follow the Mountain Loop Hwy for 6 miles. A rustic sign on the right, parking alongside the road.

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Camping in Cougar Rock Group Campground, Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Camping in Cougar Rock Group Campground, Mount Rainier National Park, WAThis facility represents the five group sites at Cougar Rock Campground. Cougar Rock Campground, on the southwest side of the park, is convenient to the Paradise area. Paradise is the most popular destination in the park, with a lodge and visitor center, many miles of hiking trails, and a commanding view of the mountain.

 

Camping in Cougar Rock Group Campground, Mount Rainier National Park, WAThe main attraction at Mount Rainier National Park is the mountain itself, a glacier-clad volcano of immense proportions. At 14,411 feet, it dominates the skyline for hundreds of miles. Visitors travel through majestic old-growth forest, past tumbling waterfalls and historic buildings to reach subalpine meadows, where world-famous wildflower displays are seen in July and August. Popular activities in the park include sight-seeing, hiking, climbing, and camping.

Camping in Cougar Rock Group Campground, Mount Rainier National Park, WAThings To Do:

  • Sight-seeing
  • Hiking
  • Climbing
  • Camping
  • picnicking

Amenities:

  • Amphitheater
  • Comfort Station
  • Hiking Trail
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station

Camping in Cougar Rock Group Campground, Mount Rainier National Park, WASpecial Notes:

Use of skateboards, scooters, and roller skates prohibited for safety.
No firewood gathering allowed.
Please store food properly to protect wildlife.
Pets are not allowed on trails or in vegetated areas. Pets must be caged or leashed at all times, and never left unattended.
This area is subject to sudden and severe geological hazards such as flooding, landslides, and rock fall.

Camping in Cougar Rock Group Campground, Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Address:

Cougar Rock Group Campground
55210 238th Ave. E
Ashford WA 98304
Phone Park for More Information: (360)569-2211

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.76722, -121.79444

Driving direction:
Located fourteen miles east of Ashford on State Route 706/ Paradise Road.

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Gorge Heritage Museum – Bingen

Gorge Heritage MuseumGorge Heritage Museum in Bingen, WA. The Gorge Heritage Museum is sponsored by the West Klickitat County Historical Society. Housed in a church built in 1911, the collection includes artifacts from the early settlers of West Klickitat Co., the history of our lumber industry and a Country Store display. 90,000 photos and documents have been scanned using PastPerfect. Admission is free on Museum Day.
Hour operation:

 

Address:
Bingen
Gorge Heritage Museum
PO Box 394, 202 E Humboldt St
Bingen WA 98605
509-493-3228

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Fishing in Naselle River, Bennos Easement – Pacific County Fishing

Fishing in Naselle River, Bennos Easement – Pacific CountyNaselle River is located in Pacific County in the State of Washington. Naselle River originates in the Willapa Hills and flows generally west, passing the community of Naselle before emptying into the southern part of Willapa Bay.

The Naselle River is a fun area stream that contains easy sections between advanced river gorges. The Naselle River is an expert run that should be avoided at high flows. The river also contains rough upper gravel roads that may require high clearance vehicles. Several bridges allow views of the river, but frequent stops along the North Fork should be made to look for river hazards.

Fun Things To Do:

  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Swimming

Fish Types:

  • Crawfish
  • Salmon, Chinook
  • Salmon, Chum
  • Salmon, Coho
  • Steelhead, Unknown Race
  • Steelhead, Winter-Run
  • Sturgeon, Green
  • Sturgeon, White
  • Suckerfish, General
  • Trout, Cutthroat Coastal Resident
  • Trout, Cutthroat Coastal Searun
  • Trout, Cutthroat General Unknown
  • Trout, Rainbow
  • Trout, Rainbow Unknown
  • Trout, Unknown
  • · Whitefish, Mountain

Special Note:

  • Handicap Restroom: Yes
  • Camping Available: No
  • Restrooms Available: Yes
  • Boat Launch Available: No
  • Dates Open: Year-round
  • Motorized Boats Allowed: Yes

Driving Directions:
South from Naselle 1.3 mi on Hwy 4, left at public access sign (before Naselle River bridge) easement starts at bridge and runs 1 mi down river.

Click Here for a Map and Direction to Bennos Easement.

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Snow Park Greenwater – Yakima Area, Milk Creek, WA

Snowmobiling In Greenwater - Yakima Area, Milk CreekMilk Creek snow Park is a Washington State winter sport park suited for Snowmobiling. Milk Creek Snow Park is located in Naches Ranger District in the State of Washington. Milk Creek has a 2,600 ft. Elevation.

Snowmobiling In Greenwater - Yakima Area, Milk Creek

Before visiting Milk Creek you should contact the local agency listed for each snow Park for more information. The Direction to Milk Creek Snow Park is 29 miles northwest of Naches. Highway 410 northwest to Milk Creek/USFS Road 1708. Visitors who have visited Milk Creek are encouraged to post reviews of the Milk Creek and images they want to share with others.

Things To Do:

  • Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling In Greenwater - Yakima Area, Milk Creek

Amenities:

  • Restrooms

Special Notes:
Please obey posted signs indicating whether a permit is needed. Contact the local agency listed for each Sno-Park for more information.

Driving Direction to Milk Creek Snow Park:
29 miles northwest of Naches. Highway 410 northwest to Milk Creek/USFS Road 1708

Phone number:
(509) 653-1400

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