Seaquest State Park

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Seaquest State Park
Washington State Park
Seaquest State Park, 01.jpg
Named for: Alfred L. Seaquest
Country United States
State Washington
County Cowlitz
Elevation 600 ft (183 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°17′54″N 122°49′05″W / 46.29833°N 122.81806°W / 46.29833; -122.81806Coordinates: 46°17′54″N 122°49′05″W / 46.29833°N 122.81806°W / 46.29833; -122.81806 [1]
Area 505 acres (204 ha)
Established 1945
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Seaquest State Park

Seaquest State Park is a public recreation area located on the western flank of Silver Lake in Cowlitz County, Washington.[2] The 505-acre (204 ha) state park is home to the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, which offers displays on the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980.[3] Mount St. Helens itself is 30 miles (48 km) east of the park.

Activities and amenities

Park activities include camping, seven miles (11 km) of hiking trails (including one mile (1.6 km) of ADA-accessible trail), picnicking, bird watching, and horseshoes. The park has a mile-long shoreline on Silver Lake, a shallow lowland lake with wetlands trail and boardwalk,[2] boat launch, and fishing.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Seaquest State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Seaquest State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "Mount St. Helens Visitor Center". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  4. ^ "Silver Lake". Fishing & Shellfishing. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Retrieved February 11, 2016.

External links

  • Seaquest State Park Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Seaquest State Park Map Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission


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