Explore Washington's state parks in this new edition with up-to-date park information. *Completely revised to reflect the status of new parks and park closings *Expanded to include Point Doughty, Obstruction Pass, Griffin Bay, and Upright Channel, all in the San Juan Islands *Updated information on facilities, recreation, fees, and more Marge and Ted Mueller offer the mostExplore Washington's state parks in this new edition with up-to-date park information. *Completely revised to reflect the status of new parks and park closings *Expanded to include Point Doughty, Obstruction Pass, Griffin Bay, and Upright Channel, all in the San Juan Islands *Updated information on facilities, recreation, fees, and more Marge and Ted Mueller offer the most complete descriptions of more than 200 magnificent state parks in the Evergreen State. More than just a listing of campgrounds and picnic sites, Washington State Parks offers detailed information about camping, hiking, bicycling, nature viewing, and more. Detailed park maps help you plan your outing and choose the best campsite....
|Title||:||Washington State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide|
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Washington State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide Reviews
Whether you're an active outdoors enthusiast or a weekend admirer, the diversity of Washington state's parkland offers something for every outdoor pursuit. To quench your desire to be at one with nature, authors Marge and Ted Mueller offer the complete recreation guide "Washington State Parks."The Muellers are Seattle residents who have been active in the outdoors around Puget Sound for more than 30 years. To research this book, they logged several thousand miles by land and water to visit every state park in Washington.The publication, in its second edition, is a definitive guide to more than 200 public parks throughout Washington. Featured is everything the visitor needs to know to enjoy each area to the fullest. Every state park is thoroughly reviewed, including information on hours, size, facilities, access points and main attractions.The book offers detailed information about camping, hiking, bicycling, sightseeing, boating, nature-watching and a multitude of other outdoor experiences. Information such as seasons, reservations and fee listings, moorage and navigation data for boat access, and accessibility for disabled visitors is included.There are eight regions covered in the book:Olympic PeninsulaSouthwest WashingtonThe San Juan IslandsNorth Puget SoundSouth Puget SoundSouthwest CascadesNortheast WashingtonSoutheast WashingtonThe second chapter in the book covers Southwest Washington. Close to home is the area located along and around the Long Beach Peninsula. There are several state parks covered in the book that are popular and some you may have never heard of.The entire length of beach along the peninsula – known as the Long Beach Seashore Conservation Area – covers Leadbetter Point State Park, Skating Lake State Park, Pacific Pine State Park, Loomis Lake State Park, Fort Canby State Park, Colbert House Heritage Area, Fort Columbia State Park, Lewis and Clark Campsite Heritage Area and Willie Keil's Grave Heritage Area.Each park or heritage site is described with background and historical information. Plus informative tips on local foliage and wildlife are offered. An easy-to-use chart matches outdoor activities with suitable parks, making this guide a must-have for year-round outdoor fun.Published 10/07/1999 by Crindalyn Stevens (Lyster), Editor of Coast Weekend
I wish it were a bit more detailed in the practical elements of the parks, but overall a nice way of getting an idea of parks within specific areas.