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Fort Worden State Park


Location:At the northern limits of Port Townsend.
Facilities:50 utility campsites, 30 standard campsites, picnic areas, housing and conference facilities, snack bar, beach access, boat launch, dock, 9 mooring buoys, hiking trails (12 miles; 5 miles @di), bike trails (12 miles), amphitheater, ball fields, game courts, museum.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, scuba diving, hiking, biking, swimming, water skiing, crabbing, kite flying, tennis.
Special Features:Park houses the Port Townsend Marine Science Center (featuring saltwater aquariums, touch pools, and exhibits) and the 248th Coast Artillery Museum, both operated by private organizations.
Address:200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Phone:360-385-4730
Web: www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Fort%20Worden
Size: 433 acres.

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Lorna Mann, manager of the local visitor centre, comes from Ayrshire via New York and gave a guided tour of the pretty town, including a visit to Fort Worden, a former US Army base and the setting for 1980s chick flick An Officer And a Gentleman.
Major organization : WASHINGTON STATE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION, FORT WORDEN STATE PARK
PORT TOWNSEND & FORT WORDEN BARRING Seattle, this would have been the ultimate highlight of my Washington State road trip.
The 2012 conference, held at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center in the historic seaport of Port Townsend, Washington, provides a 1.
You can even walk hand in hand along the sand at Fort Worden State Park--where An Officer and a Gentleman was filmed.
On Saturday morning, for example, I took a sunrise run in the Olympic Peninsula's Fort Worden State Park, made nationally known as the setting for the 1982 movie, "An Officer and a Gentleman," starring Richard Gere, Debra Winger and Louis Gossett Jr.
Fort Worden State Park, PO Box 1158, Port Townsend, WA 98368; 360.
Fort Worden State Park (Coast Artillery Museum) Port Townsend, (360) 385-4730.
2-3--Color) At left, the lighthouse at Washington's Fort Worden in Port Townsend provides a picturesque stop for visitors.
The film was shot on location at historic Fort Worden, a military facility built at the turn of the century.
You can rent former officers' quarters at Fort Flagler (from $93) and Fort Worden (from $117) State Parks.

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