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Sacajawea State Park, Pasco

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.1/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
Sacajawea State Park is a 284acre Washington state park located at the confluence of the Snake and Columbia rivers in the city of Pasco. The Lewis and Clark Expedition camped at this location on October 16, 1805. The park bears the name of the Shoshone woman Sacagawea who was an active member of the expedition and who was married to French-Canadian interpreter and explorer Toussaint Charbonneau. The park's Sacajawea Interpretive Center features exhibits about her and about the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Park activities include hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing, birdwatching, interpretive programs, wildlife viewing, and horseshoes. The park has a single campsite, reserved for paddlers on the Northwest Discovery Water Trail.Sacajawea State Park is the beginning of the Sacagawea Heritage Trail, a paved bike trail that connects all three of the Tri-Cities.
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  • This park is great for a field trip if you have a class that wants to observe birds. You might even get lucky and see a beaver swimming in the water. The park has a winding road leading into it, and i...  read more »
  • The road into the park goes through an ugly industrial area, but if you persist you will find a green treed oasis at the confluence of the Snake and Columbia Rivers. Big sycamore trees shade paths wit...  read more »
  • This is a great park. Playground, picnic benches,free museum, gazebos, boat launch, pebble beach and swimming area. 
  • Really well maintained state park. Well worth the $10.00 fee to park. Very relaxing ambiance at Keats during weekdays. You can see the confluence of the snake and Columbia rivers .
  • Beautiful park with boating access right at a major river intersection. Interpretive center is nice as well. Good for swimming, boating, fishing, walking, and I typically bring a dog.
  • Our Boy Scout troop bicycled here and camped over night. The interpretive center is well worth a few dollar donation. The park allows scout troops to camp for a nominal price if you do a service project. We're already looking forward to our next opportunity.
  • Very nice park with an outstanding Interpretative Center. Very good information about the Lewis and Clark expedition. It's a small building, but packed with a lot to see. There's also a small swimming beach and plenty of shaded picnic areas.
  • Lots of bugs and requires a day use fee. Nice park includes a muesum. Also, allows swimming, boat docking and has coin operated showers.
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