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Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

10 Activites Phone: (360)-428-1558 Email: alex@padillabay.gov Distance: 8.76 miles

Most of the 11,000 acres of the reserve encompasses extensive seagrass meadows, tidal flats and sloughs, salt marshes, and upland forests and meadows. Key species include seagrass (Zostera marina and Zostera japonica), Dungeness crab, salmon, brant, bald eagle and peregrine falcon. Major activities at the reserve include research and education about Puget Sound. Research activities include charact...

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Ross Lake National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 88 12 Activites Email: noca_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 9.93 miles

Jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls, and over 300 glaciers adorn the North Cascades National Park Complex. Three park units in this mountainous region are managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas. These complementary protected lands are united by a contiguous overlay of Stephen Mather Wilderness.

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Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 291 8 Activites Phone: (360)-854-7200 Email: noca_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 9.93 miles

Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys. Witness a landscape sensitive to the Earth's changing climate. Help steward the ecological heart of the Cascades.

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Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve Park

8 Activites Phone: (360)-678-6084 Distance: 20.70 miles

This stunning landscape at the gateway to Puget Sound, with its rich farmland and promising seaport, lured the earliest American pioneers north of the Columbia River to Ebey's Landing. Today this National Historical Reserve preserves the agricultural and cultural traditions of Ebey's Landing – both native and Euro-American – while offering spectacular opportunities for recreation.

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Keystone Harbor National Park

7 Activites Phone: (206)-764-3442 Distance: 21.23 miles

Operated as part of Fort Casey State Park. Fort Casey State Park (including Keystone Spit) is comprised of 411.46 acres with 7,000 feet of freshwate frontage and 110,810 feet of saltwater shoreline on Admiralty Inlet.

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San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (360)-457-8451 Email: Kevin_Ryan@fws.gov Distance: 25.71 miles

San Juan Islands Refuge consists of 83 rocks, reefs, grassy islands, and forested islands scattered throughout the San Juan Islands of northern Puget Sound. These islands, totaling almost 450 acres, were set aside to protect colonies of nesting seabirds, including pigeon guillemots, double-crested cormorants, and pelagic cormorants. They also attract a variety of other wildlife, including bald...

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Boulder River Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.88 miles

The Boulder River Wilderness now contains a total of 48,674 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 1984 the Boulder River Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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San Juan Island National Historical Park

Rank: 170 5 Activites Email: mike_vouri@nps.gov Distance: 31.62 miles

San Juan Island is well known for splendid vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands, orca whales and one of the last remaining native prairies in the Puget Sound/Northern Straits region. But it was also here in 1859 that the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over possession of the island, the crisis ignited by the death of a pig.

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San Juan Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.77 miles

The San Juan Wilderness now contains a total of 353 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 1976 the San Juan Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (360)-457-8451 Email: Kevin_Ryan@fws.gov Distance: 32.12 miles

Protection Island Refuge is located near the mouth of Discovery Bay in the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Jefferson County, Washington. Approximately 70 percent of the nesting seabird population of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca nest on the island, which includes one of the largest nesting colonies of rhinoceros auklets in the world and the largest nesting colony of glaucous-winged gulls in...

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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (360)-457-8451 Email: Kevin_Ryan@fws.gov Distance: 36.69 miles

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is located along the northern coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. The refuge hosts one of the world's longest natural sand spit, which softens the rough sea waves to form a quiet bay and harbor, gravel beaches, and tide flats. Here, eelgrass beds in the bay and harbor provide food for Pacific black brant and a nursery for young salmon and steelhead....

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Mount Baker Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 37.92 miles

The Mount Baker Wilderness now contains a total of 117,528 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 1984 the Mount Baker Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Mount Baker Highway (Route 542) National Park

Phone: (360)-599-1518 Distance: 38.81 miles

Although this byway is a relatively short 57 miles, the attractions and scenery found along the Mount Baker Highway are worthy of extra time taken out of the car absorbing the atmosphere. Mount Baker Highway begins just west of Bellingham and winds up to spectacular Artist Point, the end of the highway. The highway is home to whatever visitors are searching for from solitude and beauty, to f...

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Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 40.13 miles

The Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness now contains a total of 14,133 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 1984 the Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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Turn Point Island National Park

3 Activites Phone: (509)-665-2100 Email: BLM_OR_SP_Mail@blm.gov Distance: 44.89 miles

The Turn Point location combines areas of grassy bluffs and coastal forest with the historical buildings of the Turn Point Lighthouse Station. While the buildings are closed to the public at this time, Turn Point remains a beautiful spot in which to picnic, whale-watch, and explore the past.

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Nara's Pacific Alaska Region - Seattle National Park

1 Activites Phone: (206)-336-5115 Email: seattle.archives@nara.gov Distance: 50.14 miles

Historical Research Original records NARA's Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle) has more than 30,000 cubic feet of archival holdings, among them textual documents, photographs, maps, and architectural drawings, dating from the 1850s to the 1980s. These archival holdings were created or received by the Federal courts and over 60 Federal agencies in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Federal law req...

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North Cascades National Park

Rank: 318 14 Activites Phone: (360)-854-7200 Email: noca_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 50.15 miles

Less than three hours from Seattle, an alpine landscape beckons. Discover communities of life adapted to moisture in the west and recurring fire in the east. Explore jagged peaks crowned by more than 300 glaciers. Listen to cascading waters in forested valleys. Witness a landscape sensitive to the Earth's changing climate. Help steward the ecological heart of the Cascades.

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Lake Washington Ship Canal National Park

5 Activites Phone: (206)-789-2622 Distance: 50.61 miles

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks is the most popular site along the Lake Washington Ship Canal. The diversity of visitors from around the world attests to its universal appeal. The project is a combination of features: two navigation locks, a spillway dam, a fish ladder, a botanical garden, a regional visitor center and gift shop.

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Buckhorn Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.07 miles

The Buckhorn Wilderness now contains a total of 44,258 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 1984 the Buckhorn Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Olympic National Park

Rank: 23 11 Activites Email: olym_visitor_center@nps.gov Distance: 53.18 miles

With nearly one million acres, Olympic encompasses several distinctly different ecosystems and protects a rich mosaic of natural and cultural history. Untamed rivers flow from glacier-capped peaks through valleys of old-growth forests, waves crash against a shoreline rich with life, and only trails traverse the vast interior of this internationally recognized wilderness. Come explore!

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Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit National Historical Park

Rank: 256 1 Activites Phone: (206)-220-4240 Email: KLSE_ranger_activities@nps.gov Distance: 55.14 miles

So read the headlines of a Seattle newspaper on July 17, 1897, igniting dreams of easy riches in the minds of thousands as word of a rich gold strike in remote northwestern Canada spreads by telegraph across the globe. The Seattle unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park preserves the story of the subsequent stampede to the Yukon gold fields and Seattle's crucial role in this event.

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Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Park

13 Activites Email: mbs_pao@fs.fed.us Distance: 55.59 miles

.sm {float:right;}Explore the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and discover nature on a personal level. We have a little of everything to accommodate the most experienced outdoor enthusiast to the beginning hiker. The forest offers year-round recreational possibilities as well as educational opportunities. Tour the forest, visit one our lakes or rivers, go fishing, river rafting, bird watching...

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Stevens Pass Greenway National Park

Phone: (509)-548-5807 Email: info@leavenworth.org Distance: 55.81 miles

Follow the thundering Skykomish River from pastoral Puget Sound through the towering peaks of the Cascade Mountains. At Stevens Pass the byway descends sharply to the fragrant pine forests and fruit orchards of the Wenatchee River Valley. Historic communities shaped by the rugged landscape share their stories and their hospitality.

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Mountains To Sound Greenway - I-90 National Park

Phone: (800)-544-1800 Distance: 58.07 miles

Drive east from Seattle on I-90 through pastoral valleys, lush forests and a dramatic mountain landscape. Visit historic towns and scenic spots for forest walks or challenging hikes. Cross the Cascades into a drier climate where coal mining built pioneer towns on the way to the Columbia River.

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Henry M. Jackson Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 58.93 miles

The Henry M. Jackson Wilderness now contains a total of 100,356 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 1984 the Henry M. Jackson Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In...

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