Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend

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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. Our Port Townsend trip maker website makes visiting Fort Worden State Park and other Port Townsend attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We stayed at Fort Worden in a townhouse and loved the property and the beach. Wish we had more time to spend there. Lots of trails and beach combing that were left for our next adventure there.  more »
  • So much to see and do. Start by stopping in at the Gift Shop, ask about things to do and see, and maps. They have free maps and brochures, and it asked, will tell you the best sights, what to do with ...  more »
  • This is a great spot to visit the 100 year old lighthouse and have beaches on either side to explore. There are old captains homes to rent out and lots of open spaces to explore.  more »

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