Rock Climbing

Parks that support rock climbing

Steamboat Rock

Steamboat Rock State Park is a 3,522-acre camping park with 50,000 feet of freshwater shoreline at the north end of Banks Lake. Dominating the landscape is a columnar, basaltic rock with a surface area of 600 acres. Two campground areas and a large day-use area are on sweeping green lawns, […]

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Peshastin Pinnacles

Peshastin Pinnacles State Park is a 34-acre desert park featuring a group of sandstone slabs and spires called “the pinnacles.” Climbable spires reach 200 feet into the air. Rocks and trails provide views of surrounding orchards, the Enchantment Mountain Range, and the Wenatchee River valley. The park is named for

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Olallie State Park is a 2,500- acre day use park on the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains featuring dramatic waterfalls, cliff formations and old-growth trees over 10 feet in diameter. The park is a popular location for hiking, picnicking, fishing and rock climbing. The park’s popular hiking destinations include

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Mount Spokane

Mount Spokane State Park is a 13,919-acre camping park in the Selkirk Mountains. The view at the top of the 5,883-foot elevation includes surrounding states and Canada. The forested park features stands of old-growth timber and granite rock outcroppings. In winter, the park receives 300 inches of snow. The area

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Forks of the Sky

Forks of the Sky is a collection of day-use areas along Washington’s scenic Highway 2 near the town of Index. Big Eddy : East of Gold Bar, Highway 2 crosses the Skykomish River at Big Eddy, a public water access providing picnic areas and restrooms along the scenic river. Raptor

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Columbia Hills

Columbia Hills State Park (which includes the Horsethief Lake area and Dalles Mountain Ranch area) is a 3,338-acre camping park with 7,500 feet of freshwater shoreline on the Columbia River. Horsethief Butte dominates the skyline. It stands over the lake like an ancient castle. The lake itself is about 90

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Beacon Rock

Beacon Rock State Park is a 5,100-acre year-round camping park with historic significance dating back hundreds of years. The park includes 9,500 feet of freshwater shoreline on the Columbia River. “Beacon Rock” was originally named by Lewis and Clark on their expedition to the Pacific Ocean on October 31, 1805.

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