San Juan Historical Museum -Friday Harbor

San Juan Historical Museum in Friday Harbor Washington. San Juan Historical Museum in Friday Harbor Washington. During the summer season (May through September) hours are 1:00-4:00 Thursday through Saturday. Winter hours (October through April) are Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-2:00. Donations accepted.
San Juan Historical Museum in Friday Harbor Washington.

 

 

 

Address:
Friday Harbor
San Juan Historical Museum

http://www.sjmuseum.org/

PO Box 441, Friday Harbor WA 98250
360-378-3949

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Suquamish Museum – Suquamish.

Suquamish Museum in Suquamish WashingtonSuquamish Museum in Suquamish Washington has been rated by the Smithsonian Institute as the best historical museum of Native American’s in the Pacific Northwest. It portrays the lifestyle of the Puget Sound Indians before and after the coming of white settlers. The museum takes the perspective of Chief Seattle and his descendants, the Suquamish People, who have inhabited the Puget Sound region for over 15,000 years.

Address:
Suquamish
Suquamish Museum

http://www.suquamish.nsn.us/museum

PO Box 498, 15383 Sandy Hook Rd., Suquamish WA 98392
360-598-3311

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Snow Park Blewett – I-90 Area, Lily Lake, WA

Snowmobiling In Blewett - I-90 Area, Lily LakeLily Lake snow Park is a Washington State winter sport park suited for Snowmobiling. Lily Lake Snow Park is located in Apple Country Snowmobile Club in the State of Washington. Lily Lake has a 2,920 ft. Elevation.

Snowmobiling In Blewett - I-90 Area, Lily Lake, WA

Before visiting Lily Lake you should contact the local agency listed for each snow Park for more information. The Direction to Lily Lake Snow Park is South of Wenatchee on Malaga Highway. Right on Stemilt Creek Road, right on Stemilt Loop Road for 4.5 mi to Lily Lake Road. Lot entrance is about 200 feet east of the junction on the left side. Visitors who have visited Lily Lake are encouraged to post reviews of the Lily Lake and images they want to share with others.

Snowmobiling In Blewett - I-90 Area, Lily Lake, WA

Things To Do:

  • Snowmobiling

Amenities:

  • Restrooms

Snowmobiling In Blewett - I-90 Area, Lily Lake, WA

Special Notes:
After periods of extreme weather, work crews may be on trails during the day to clear debris or drifts. Please exercise caution.

Driving Direction to Lily Lake Snow Park:
South of Wenatchee on Malaga Highway. Right on Stemilt Creek Road, right on Stemilt Loop Road for 4.5 mi to Lily Lake Road. Lot entrance is about 200 feet east of the junction on the left side

Phone number:
(509) 782-3065

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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.

Wildcat Lake County Park  Kitsap County 2

Wildcat Lake County Park Kitsap County 2

 

Things To Do:

  • Fishing
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Picnicking

Amenities:

  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Picnic tables.

Wildcat Lake County Park  Kitsap County 3

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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Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WA

Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WA Spring Canyon Campground is located in the state of Nebraska (county of Hitchcock, NE). An oasis in the desert, Spring Canyon has attracted campers, boaters and swimmers for many years. Some of the first to camp and swim near today’s beach were turn-of-the-century gold miners waiting to get across the Columbia River on the old Seaton Ferry. Along today’s Lake Roosevelt shoreline sits an 87-site campground with some covered RV sites, restrooms, and fresh water. Take a short hike along the Bunchgrass Prairie Trail among native vegetation, and gain an appreciation for what lives here.
Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WA

Things To Do:

  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sightseeing
  • Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Windsurfing
  • Camping

Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WAAmenities:

  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Accessible Pit Restroom
  • Accessible Swimming
  • Administrative Office
  • Amphitheater
  • BBQ Grills
  • Barrier-Free Facilities
  • Beach
  • Beach-Combing
  • Benches
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Park Lot
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Comfort Station
  • Courtesy Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Dumpster
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • High Water Launch Ramp
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Iron Ranger
  • Lake
  • Multi Lane Boat Ramp
  • Parking
  • Paved Accessible Site
  • Paved Roads
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Safety Programs
  • Scenery
  • Visitors Center
  • Water Drinking

Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WA

Near By:

  • Banking Services
  • Boat-In Sites
  • Historic Sites
  • Hospital
  • Overlook
  • Post Office
  • Restaurants
  • Softball Fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball

Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WASpecial Notes:

Reservations or changes to reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance.
2 night minimum on weekends.
3 night minimum on holidays.
There are no electricity/water/sewer site hook-ups.
Comfort station opens from mid April to mid Oct, weather permitting.
Beach fires are not permitted from May 1 to November 1.
No metal detectors or collecting artifacts allowed.
No livestock.
No ATV’s or ORV’s allowed.
No campfires in upper loop sites 32-78.
Quiet hours 10PM to 6AM.
Pets are allowed but must be restrained at all times.
The swim beach is down hill and approximately 300 yards from the campground.
Camping is limited to 14 days per campground area per year, or a maximum of 30 days per calendar year within the recreation area.
For additional park information including other camping regulations call 509-633-3830 ext 37.

Camping in Spring Canyon, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, WA

Address:
Spring Canyon (WA)
46000 CAMPGROUND DRIVE
Grand Coulee WA 99133
Phone Park for More Information 509-633-3830

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.93472, -118.93778
Driving direction
Take Hwy #2 from Spokane WA travel 61 miles to the town of Wilbur, turn North on Hwy #174 (follow the signs) travel 19 miles turn right at the signs.
Click Here for a Map and Direction to Spring Canyon.
Check the Weather Forecast for Spring Canyon.

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Hope Island State Park (Skagit)

Hope Island State Park (Skagit)

Hope Island (north) State Park is a 200-acre marine park in Skagit Bay. It consists of 200 acres (81 ha) of beaches and forest with occasional meadows and rock outcroppings on an island in Skagit Bay. There is a trail across the island. The park offers several campsites, attractive beaches and a trail across the island. The island is forested with occasional meadows and rock outcroppings.
Hope Island State Park (Skagit) There is a picnic area on the North end of the island, with buoys for mooring larger boats. A number of herons nest on the Southwestern end of the island. Camping is very primitive, and there are significant cliffs surrounding most of the island, making getting inland a challenge.

Hope Island State Park (Skagit)1

The island is a natural area preserve to protect a rare Puget Sound ecosystem. Please respect the island environment by staying on established trails and campsites. This is a first-come, first-served park. No reservations are available.

Hope Island State Park (Skagit)4

Hour opearation:
Summer hours: 6:30 a.m. to dusk
Winter hours: 8 a.m. to dusk
Address:
1.5 miles southeast of Hoypus Point
Burlington, WA, 98199
Phone:
360-902-8844

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Snow Park Leavenworth – Chelan Area, Chiwawa, WA

Snowshowing In Leavenworth - Chelan Area, ChiwawaChiwawa snow Park is a Washington State winter sport park suited for Skiing. Chiwawa Snow Park is located in Lake Wenatchee State Park in the State of Washington. Chiwawa has a 1920 ft. Elevation.

Snowshowing In Leavenworth - Chelan Area, Chiwawa

Before visiting Chiwawa you should contact the local agency listed for each snow Park for more information. The Direction to Chiwawa Snow Park is 1.5 miles east of Highway 207 on Chiwawa Loop Road. Visitors who have visited Chiwawa are encouraged to post reviews of the Chiwawa and images they want to share with others.

Snowshowing In Leavenworth - Chelan Area, Chiwawa

Things To Do:

  • Skiing
  • Dogsled Riding


Amenities:

  • Restrooms

Snowshowing In Leavenworth - Chelan Area, Chiwawa

 

Special Notes:
After periods of extreme weather, work crews may be on trails during the day to clear debris or drifts. Please exercise caution.

Driving Direction to Chiwawa Snow Park:
1.5 miles east of Highway 207 on Chiwawa Loop Road

Phone number:
(509) 763-3101

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Things To Do in Monument Park Whatcom County, Washington State

Monument Park Whatcom County

Monument Park Whatcom County

Monument Park is a famous Washington State park suitable for activities that include picnicking, wildlife viewing and more. Monument Park is located in Whatcom County, Washington State. Monument Park has the GPS coordinates: 49.002252, -123.078761. In addition to Monument Park’s incredible beauty and amazing nature, Monument Park is a great mini-vacation spot for the entire family who like the excellent outdoors in Washington State .

Monument Park Whatcom County 1

Monument Park Whatcom County 1

Located in Point Roberts this monument marking the US / Canada Boundary has great views of the Strait of Georgia and a path through giant trees to a quiet beach. This is a secluded, narrow, rocky beach on the NW corner of the Point with great views of the Georgia Straight. A moderate hike down to the beach on a trail that starts into the forest on the South side of the upper park, takes you down to the shoreline. Parking at corner of Roosevelt and Marine Drive.

Monument Park Whatcom County 2

Monument Park Whatcom County 2

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

 

Monument Park Whatcom County 3

Monument Park Whatcom County 3

Things To Do:

  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Amenities:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Beach Access

 

Monument Park Whatcom County 4

Monument Park Whatcom County 4

Phone number information:
360.945.4911

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
49.002252,-123.078761

How to get Monument Park:
Monument Park is located at Marine Drive and Roosevelt Road

 

 

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Camping in Moss Creek, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA

Camping in Moss Creek, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WAMoss Creek Campground is located along side of the Little White Salmon River which offers excellent fishing and in the southeast corner of the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest and close to Columbia River Gorge. Moss Creek is a nice creek-side campground. Generally the campsites are small but useable by smaller RVs. Elevation at 1400 feet offers a very cool summer camping experience for small RVs and tent camping.

18 forested campsites along a creek. These are mostly smaller sites which are usable by smaller RV’s and tents. Campground is close to the Columbia River Gorge. Activities include fishing the Little White Salmon River, and scenic driving the Gorge.

Camping in Moss Creek, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA

Things To Do:

  • Scenic driving
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Picnicking

Amenities:

  • Campground Host
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood for sale
  • Picnic Tables
  • Potable Water
  • Restroom

Camping in Moss Creek, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WASpecial Notes:
Reservations must be made 3 days in advance.
3 night minimum on holiday weekends.
No water bring your own drinking water.
No ATVS or OHVS in campground.
All equipment must fit on the site pad.
All vehicles park in developed areas only. The camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle. An extra vehicle fee of $8 will be collected at the campground. Horses prohibited except in designated horse camps.
Quiet hours 10pm to 6 am.
Pets must be leashed at all times

Camping in Moss Creek, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA

Address:
Moss Creek (WA)
Carson WA 98610
Phone Park for More Information (541)338-7869

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
45.79944, -121.63306

Camping in Moss Creek, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WADriving direction
From I-5 at Vancouver turn east on Highway 14 for 50 miles to Cook. North on County Road 1000 for 8 miles to campground.

Click Here for a Map and Direction to Moss Creek.
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CCC Interpretive Center -Oak Harbor .

CCC Interpretive Center in Oak Harbor Washington.CCC Interpretive Center in Oak Harbor Washington. The center documents the story of the CCC, a program that helped support the newly established state park system in the 1930′s by building picnic shelters, residences, restrooms and hiking trails in Washington state parks.

CCC Interpretive Center in Oak Harbor Washington.

Address:
Oak Harbor
CCC Interpretive Center
The Story of the Civilian Conservation Corps
Oak Harbor, WA
360-355-5578

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