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Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend

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State Park Military Facility
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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  • We enjoyed staying at a 2-bedroom cottage at Fort Worden. The scenery and the history are amazing. The cottage was very comfortable with the following minor complaints - The bed didn't suit me well, n...  more »
  • This is a former military base that is now a park with camping and beautiful views. The former military buildings now house a college and park offices. Also, it was the location for the movie An Offic...  more »
  • The movie "officer and a gentleman" was filmed here, which is not really a reason to visit, but an interesting aside. The park is a fantastic combo of history, natural history, and natural beauty. You...  more »