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Washington Park Anacortes

August 6, 2011 - 3:03pm — kegofabs
Washington Park Anacortes
Description: 
Washington Park - City of Anacortes, WA - sits on a peninsula at the west end of Fidalgo Island. The 220-acre city park features camping, a boat launch, and picnic sites. A 2.2-mile loop road winds through the park with scenic views.

Washington Park Hours 

The park is open year round from 6am to 10pm. The loop road is open from 6am to dusk for pedestrians and open from 10am to dusk for vehicular traffic. The road winds through the park’s forested hills and meadows with views of the San Juan Islands and Olympic Mountains.

Location

Wasington Park
6300 Sunset Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
United States
48° 29' 56.058" N, 122° 41' 23.982" W
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Washington Park
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South Whidbey Island State Park

August 6, 2011 - 1:33pm — kegofabs
South Whidbey Island State Park
Description: 
South Whidbey Island is a 347-acre park with 4,500 feet of saltwater shoreline on Admiralty Inlet – with old-growth forest, tidelands for crabbing and clamming, campsites secluded by lush forest and views of Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains.

Captain George Vancouver named Whidbey Island after Master Joseph Whidbey on June 10, 1792. South Whidbey Island State Park was officially named in October of 1974, and offers a unique outdoor experience. The park features 347 acres of old-growth forest and stunning views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains.

Location

South Whidbey Island State Park
4128 Smugglers Cove Road
Freeland, WA, 98249-8702
United States
48° 1' 14.358" N, 122° 35' 28.2372" W
Contact Name: 
South Whidbey Island State Park
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Deception Pass State Park

August 6, 2011 - 12:51pm — Don Neske
Deception Pass State Park
Description: 
Deception Pass features old-growth forests, sand dunes, 174 varieties of bird and spectacular views of shoreline, mountains, islands and sunsets mark this park a favorite for visitors to the Northwest.

Deception Pass State Park is a 4,134-acre marine and camping park with 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline, and 33,900 feet of freshwater shoreline on three lakes. Rugged cliffs drop to meet the turbulent waters of Deception Pass. The park is outstanding for breath-taking views, forests and abundant wildlife.

Location

Deception Pass State Park
41020 State Route 20
Oak Harbor,, WA, 98277
United States
48° 23' 38.1156" N, 122° 38' 46.0536" W
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Denali National Park

March 25, 2010 - 8:05pm — GettingOutside
Denali Mountain Range - Delani means "The High One"
Description: 
Perhaps known best for the awe-inspiring, 20,320 foot Mount McKinley, Denali National Park and Preserve includes nearly 6 million acres (that's over 9,419 square miles) of mostly unspoiled wilderness.

Denali National Park and Preserve

Location

Denali National Park and Preserve Denali Park, AK, 99755
United States
Phone: 1 907-683-2294
63° 36' 25.9812" N, 151° 5' 2.3424" W
  
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Rocky Mountain National Park

March 25, 2010 - 8:05pm — GettingOutside
Shelf Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls at Rocky Mountain National Park
Description: 
As the name implies, this National Park is home to a large portion of the Rocky Mountains. Lower valleys in the park have an elevation of 8,000 feet, and the highest peaks reach more than 14,000 feet!

Rocky Mountain National Park

Location

Rocky Mountain National Park Estes Park, CO, 80517
United States
Phone: 1 970-586-1206
40° 16' 54.84" N, 105° 37' 31.098" W
  
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Fort Dupont Park

March 18, 2010 - 9:54am — GettingOutside
Fort Dupont Park
Description: 
Fort Dupont is one of the forts that are collectively known as the "Civil War Defenses of Washington." Fort Dupont is linked to surrounding forts by a 7-mile trail suitable for hiking or biking.

Fort Dupont Park - Provides Enjoyment For All - During All Seasons

Location

Fort Dupont Park Washington, DC, 20020
United States
Phone: (202)690-5185
38° 51' 46.3536" N, 76° 58' 12.2412" W
  

Kenai Fjords National Park

March 5, 2010 - 8:05pm — GettingOutside
The clear lake waters right next to a mountain side at Kenia Fjords National Park
Description: 
Kenai Fjords National Park was established in 1980 to preserve the scenic and environmental integrity of the Harding Icefield. Now thousands of visitors come here each year to bask in Alaska's true (preserved) greatness!

Life Entwined with the Sea

Location

Kenai Fjords National Park Seward, AK, 99664
United States
Phone: 907-224-2132
45° 22' 47.7588" N, 91° 45' 59.7672" W
  
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Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve

March 5, 2010 - 8:05pm — GettingOutside
Wildflowers and ice at Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Description: 
Gates of the Arctic National Park is not for the inexperience backpacker. This place is wild. There are bears and other dangers here. You won't find a telephone, perhaps not even another human for many miles out here!

Gates of the Arctic National Park is one of the last truly wild places on earth. Here you can take a journey of adventure, discovery and solitude through vast valleys and gaunt mountains of rugged beauty and experience nature on it own terms.

Location

Gates of the Arctic National Park Bettles, AK, 99726
United States
Phone: 907-692-5494 (BTT)
81° 1' 32.7828" S, 109° 59' 42.4212" W
  
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Voyageurs National Park

March 5, 2010 - 8:05pm — GettingOutside
A Bald Eagle taking a swim? You'll probably want to read more on this below!
Description: 
The rocks you see at Voyageurs National Park are older than those found at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Believe it or not, these rocks were formed 2 billion years before the dinosaurs roamed the earth. Now they're exposed!

Voyageurs National Park is a mosaic of land and water, a place of interconnected waterways that flow west into the Rainy River, and eventually north as part of the arctic watershed of Hudson's Bay.

Location

Voyageurs National Park International Falls, MN, 56649
United States
Phone: 218-283-9821
48° 35' 48.2928" N, 93° 24' 33.4296" W
  
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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

March 5, 2010 - 8:05pm — GettingOutside
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Description: 
Ohio's only national park, Cuyahoga Valley NP, is worthy of being the only one in the state. East coast outdoors-men and women don't have too many opportunities as far as NPs go, but this one in Ohio should not be missed!

The natural beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park includes rivers, forests and wetlands. Togther they provide special attractions for visitors, as well as a home for native Ohio Wildlife such as deer, coyote, fox, beaver, and over 200 species of birds! Ohio’s only national park is a remarkable place.

Location

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Brecksville, OH, 44141
United States
Phone: (216) 524-1497
41° 19' 11.1936" N, 81° 37' 36.444" W