Fishing in Washougal River, Steel Bridge Access – Skamania County Fishing

Fishing in Washougal River, Steel Bridge Access - Skamania CountySummit Lake remains one of the clearest lakes in Thurston County. Summit Lake is located in a steep forested valley 9 miles west of Olympia. It is 2 miles long. Summit Lake is fed by intermittent streams, seeps, and springs, and drains via Kennedy Creek to Oyster Bay in Totten Inlet.

Summit Lake is one of the lakes here in the Olympic Mountains. A magnificent game of mini golf is always exciting at Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf. Everybody likes a fun spree to close by Edison Place Event Center, and Summit Lake is fine enough to spend more than a day at, Bordeaux Campground is a fine local campground.

Summit Lake is not far at all from Shelton. If you want a fine time in the great outdoors, you just come on down to Summit Lake. If you want to get out on the water, Jarrell’s Cove Marina is in the neighborhood, and obviously, this is a tremendous neighborhood for people who like lakes, Mason Lake is a lake nearby.

Things To Do:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Views
  • Rafting
  • Hiking
  • Picknicking

Fish Types:

  • Bass, Largemouth
  • Bass, Smallmouth
  • Bullhead, Brown
  • Crawfish
  • Perch, Yellow
  • Pikeminnow, Northern
  • Salmon, Kokanee
  • Trout, Cutthroat Coastal Resident
  • Trout, Rainbow

Special Note:

  • Handicap Restroom: Yes
  • Handicap Parking: Yes
  • Camping Available: No
  • Restrooms Available: Yes
  • Boat Launch Available: Yes
  • Launch Type: 12′ Concrete
  • Dates Open: Last Sat in Apr thru Oct 31.
  • Motorized Boats Allowed: Yes

Driving Directions:
West from Olympia on Hwy 8 to Summit Lake Rd, north 1.9 mi on Summit Lake Rd, east .4 mi on Summit Lake Short Rd to access on left.

Click Here for a Map and Direction to Summit Lake.

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