Ranald McDonalds Grave

Ranald MacDonald (February 3, 1824 – August 24, 1894) was the first native English-speaker to teach the English language in Japan, and his grave is Washington State’s smallest State Park, located near the northern border of Washington State

Old Ruby

Ruby was the county seat for a short period in late 1800’s, the site of a silver mining town. When the price of silver fell, the town was abandoned and is now only a forested hillside and an interpretive sign telling the story of Ruby.

Jackson House

Jackson House State Park Heritage Site is a 1.5 acre day use park, 2 miles north of Lewis and Clark State Park in southwest Washington. This park features the original 1845 cabin built here by John Jackson when he and his wife Matilda were the first settlers in this area …

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Sucia Island

Sucia Island State Park is a 564-acre marine park with 77,700 feet of shoreline. Sucia Island is considered the crown jewel of the state’s marine park system. It is consistently ranked as one of the top boating destinations in the world. Sucia Island and several smaller island comprise the “Sucia …

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Peace Arch

Peace Arch State Park is a 20-acre day-use park commemorating treaties and agreements that arose from the war of 1812. The park celebrates the unguarded United States/Canadian border that stretches from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia. The park features horticultural exhibitions …

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Palouse to Cascades

Iron Horse State Park is a 1,612-acre park that was once part of the path of the Chicago-Milwaukee-St. Paul-Pacific Railroad. More than 100 miles of trail extends from Cedar Falls to the Columbia River. High trestles provide spectacular views of the valley below. Originally, the trail right-of-way was part of …

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Lime Kiln Point

Lime Kiln Point is a 36-acre day-use park set on the west side of San Juan Island. The park is considered one of the best places in the world to view whales from a land-based facility. Orca whales are common in the waters off Lime Kiln. The park, which features …

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Lake Lenore Caves

Lake Lenore Caves State Park Heritage Site is found in central Washington, south of Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park. From the parking area, a trail climbs above the valley, passing a series of shallow basalt caves overlooking Lake Lenore.