Fort Worden State Park

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.

See other parks in Washington.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The 2012 conference, held at Fort Worden State Park Conference Center in the historic seaport of Port Townsend, Washington, provides a 1.5-day agenda that includes a freelance writer panel, an editors and publishers panel, presentations and exhibits by several destination marketing organizations and tourism PR professionals, expert presenters, interactive workshops and a networking mixer.
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; 360.385.3102, * 360.385.2470, info@centrum.org, www.centrum.org $ C D E
Fort Worden State Park (Coast Artillery Museum) Port Townsend, (360) 385-4730.
North of town a few miles is Fort Worden State Park, with its turn-of-the-century officers' row, beach, camping, summer arts programs, and music fests.

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