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Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend

(4.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Set on a high bluff overlooking the Puget Sound, Fort Worden State Park is home to beautiful scenery and a wealth of recreational activities. The park, which spans 176 hectares (434 acres), was once a U.S. Army base and features a number of historical military buildings here. The Coast Artillery Museum informs visitors about coastal military history, focusing particularly on Washington's Puget Sound. You can explore the park via its 27 km (17 mi) of hiking trails or 19 km (12 mi) of biking trails. Bring a picnic, if you like, to enjoy in the picnic areas overlooking the cliffs of Artillery Hill or Strait of Juan de Fuca. The Cable House Canteen includes a cafe and convenience store. By using our Port Townsend itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Fort Worden State Park and other attractions in Port Townsend.
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  • What can you do with your teenagers? Fort Worden is perfect, weather permitting, for outdoor fun. We walked the beach, rode bikes but they had the most fun at the bunkers. Day and night they had fun e...  more »
  • Fort Worden has many miles of trails, a beautiful beach, and a military history. I live near this park, and consider it a treasure. We look forward to the returning birds each spring, enjoy the cultur...  more »
  • Wandered around. Never had the time before. Did some Geocaching in the park. Checked some of the areas where An Officer & A Gentleman were filmed.  more »