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5 Nearby State Parks for Seattle-Area Families to Visit

Washington state parks where Puget Sound–area families can play outdoors

Nancy Chaney

Published on: August 15, 2022

5 Nearby State Parks for Seattle-Area Families to Visit

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Dash Point State Park. Credit: Ruth Hartnup/Flickr CC

5. Dash Point State Park

Dash Point State Park is a popular seaside park in Federal Way, convenient for South Sound and South King County families. This park is an awesome place to explore during a minus tide, when so many undersea critters are exposed. (Remember to be very gentle.) Can you spot all of these Puget Sound inhabitants?

Dash Point has 8 miles of biking trails and 11 miles of hiking trails if you want time in the woods. It also has campsites and cabins for rent, so take a look for a future nearby camping trip.

Find it: 5700 S.W. Dash Point Rd., Federal Way

Next up: Bonus parks

Image credit: Ruth Hartnup/Flickr CC

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