This Small State Park In Washington Is A Magical Hidden Gem Worth Exploring
Washington isn’t the type of state to be lacking in nature, which is why every chance we get, we like to immerse ourselves in it. But the truth is, you don’t need to visit the big National Parks to get your daily dose. There is plenty of natural beauty hiding in the small state parks throughout the state. Take Kanaskat-Palmer State Park as the perfect example. Considered small by most standards, this 330-acre state park is just one of the magical hidden gems in Washington worth exploring on your next free day.
Watch this YouTube video by John & Cheryl’s Video Library with a quick peek inside Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, one of the best hidden gems in Washington.
Have you been to Kanaskat-Palmer State Park in Washington before? Tell us about your adventure in the comments section! You can also find out more about how to visit this state park by checking out the Kanaskat-Palmer State Park page.
You can also enjoy more natural adventures in the Pacific Northwest when you check out these 15 Washington state parks that will knock your socks off. Or if you’re searching for more fun, here are some adventures in Washington that we recommend.
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Washington State Parks
Aside from Kanaskat-Palmer State Park, what are some more state parks in Washington that are worth visiting?
There are over 100 state parks in Washington, and if you ask me, all are worth visiting. However, these are the Washington state parks that we like the best:
- Mount Spokane State Park, Mead
- Moran State Park, Olga
- Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park, Chelan
- Tolmie State Park, Olympia
- Lime Kiln Point State Park, Friday Harbor
- Camano Island State Park, Camano
- Iron Horse State Park, North Bend
- Beacon Rock State Park, Stevenson
- Millersylvania State Park, Olympia
- Fort Worden Historical State Park, Port Townsend
Be sure to read our article telling you more about these Washington state parks.
What are some cool day trip ideas in Washington?
If you love taking trips around our state, then here are the best day trip ideas in Washington that we recommend:
- Mt. Rainier National Park
- Seattle to Bellingham: Amtrak Cascades, Salem
- Ape Caves: Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Cougar
- Lewis Clark Valley, Clarkston
- Palouse Falls State Park, LaCrosse
- Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Olympia
- Bainbridge Vineyards, Bainbridge Island
- Point No Point Lighthouse Park
- The Hoh Rainforest
- The Outback Kangaroo Farm, Arlington
Want more adventure? If so, visit our website to discover more fun day trip ideas in Washington.
What are the most unique hidden gems in Washington?
Here are some of the most unique hidden gems in Washington that belong on your list:
- Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island
- Maryhill Stonehenge, Maryhill
- High Steel Bridge, Shelton
- The Kalaloch Tree of Life, Forks
- Blue Lake Rhino Cave, Coulee City
- Stehekin Valley, Chelan
- Troll Haven, Sequim
- San Juan Island National Historical Park
Read more in our previous article about these hidden gems in Washington.