Blake Island State Park

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Blake Island State Park


Location:In Puget Sound, 3 miles west of Seattle; accessible by boat only.
Facilities:51 primitive campsites, showers, group camp, primitive camp sites, picnic shelter, concession, snack bar (seasonal), hiking trail, biking trail, beach access, ball fields, game courts, boat moorage.
Activities:Camping (including winter camping), fishing, hiking, scuba diving, clamming, crabbing, bird watching.
Special Features:Tillicum Village, a concession on the island, offers Indian-style salmon dinners and Northwest Indian dancing.
Address:PO Box 277
Manchester, WA 98353

Phone:360-731-8330
Web: www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Blake%20Island
Size: 476 acres.

See other parks in Washington.
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Fuel technicians from NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Puget Sound Fuel Department at Manchester Fuel Depot (MFD) participated in a Joint fuel spill response exercise in the waters off of Blake Island, Washington, June 6.
Ringing with calls for sustainable development, the four-page "APEC Leaders' Declaration: From Vision to Action" traced the evolution of the forum from the leaders' first meeting at Blake Island in Seattle, Washington, United State in 1993; Bogor, Indonesia, in 1994 Osaka, Japan, in 1995; to Subic this year.
It has been holding its annual Leaders Meeting since 1993, when it first convened the summit on Blake Island off Seattle in the United States.
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The event includes a scenic cruise to Blake Island, lunch and Native American entertainment.
Although it's in the middle of Lake Quinsigamond instead of the South Pacific, when a visitor strolls the wooded path on Blake Island, it's pretty easy to imagine being far from civilization.
This is an excellent opportunity to purchase some fine clothes, interesting items for the home, or Northwest artwork and crafts, before returning to the hotel to get ready for the Paul Bunyan Party on Blake Island.
During his stay, he and a guest will be treated to many Northwest traditions, including a scenic harbor cruise through the Puget Sound to Tillicum Village located on Blake Island, Wash.
This year we are having a Tuesday evening boat trip to Tillicum Village on Blake Island where we will be treated to a traditional Salmon Bake and Native American show.
It was Clinton who initiated the idea APEC leaders should meet annually and he launched the first meeting in 1993 at Blake Island off Seattle.
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