Get scared out of your hiking boots!

Updated with new events for October 28 weekend: Enjoy Halloween at a state parks for a great cause. Several nonprofits are co-hosting halloween hauntings and family-fun events to support their work.  There will be activities for all ages.

Halloween Scavenger Hunt at Bridle Trails 

Join the Bridle Trails Park Foundation for a FREE Halloween scavenger hunt. Wear your costume and come ready to hike the mile long Raven Trail.

Enjoy games, beverages and prizes as you search for hidden objects. Bridle Trails State Park is in Kirkland, WA.

Rain or shine. RSVP at bridletrails foundation so they can plan for your participation.


Haunted Forest at Sacajawea State Park

The Pasco Jaycees host the Haunted Forest at Sacajawea State Park in Pasco.
Hours are 7 to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28.
Cost is $13, with kids 5 and younger admitted for free.
People may park at the Port of Pasco and take the shuttle. Information:


Zombie hiking at Riverside

Join the Riverside State Park Foundation on October 21 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM for the “scariest half mile of your life,” at this fun-fundraiser.

Participants hike one-half mile through the woods, while volunteer “zombies” and hair-raising displays provide the scary atmosphere. Be prepared to walk over uneven terrain and wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. During the event, you can enjoy a hot beverage or food at one of the trucks and get warm by the bonfire.

Zombie Hikes supports the Riverside State Park Foundation’s work at this outdoor recreation paradise located right in Spokane’s backyard! Click for admission costs and event details.


Don’t miss the scary, scary, (we mean very scary) descent into the battery at Fort Casey.

Join in the creepy and haunted fun on October 20 & 21 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM at Fort Casey.

The family-friendly haunting of Battery Kingbury at Fort Casey is the main event at this fun feature. Fort Casey is located on Whidbey Island, near Coupeville.

There will also be children’s games and food vendors available.  This event offers fun for all ages. If you need more information please call 360-678-1186.

Haunted “Boo”athouse and Harvest Festival

Join the Cama Beach Foundation, Center for Wooden Boats and Cama Beach State Park at the Haunted Booathouse and Harvest Festival from 11 AM to 3 PM. Cama Beach State Park is located on Camano Island.

Activities at the Center for Wooden Boats boathouse will include Halloween movies, pumpkin bowling, ghost ship toy boat building, and a rain gutter regatta to put your toy boat through its paces.

At Cama Center: Create a tiny candy house – Enjoy Mysteries of the Sea and use a microscope to discover tiny mysteries of animals that live in the sea – Learn about bugs – Make fabric crafts with the Cama Beach Quilters

We love Washington’s state parks and connecting you to these fun events. Here at the Washington State Parks Foundation, we support, promote and advocate for your state parks; click here to learn what we do. Our members make our work possible. Please join us today to help us make your favorite state parks even better.

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