LAKE EASTON STATE PARK
Lake Easton State Park is a forested, 516-acre year-round camping park with 24,000 feet of freshwater access on the shores of Lake Easton in the Cascade Mountain foothills. The park has beautiful mountain views and hiking trails to explore in the summer and cross country and snowmobiling trails to enjoy in the winter. The park's location also allows for snowy winter-sport opportunities. Year-round recreational opportunities abound in this beautiful park, which offers a swimmable beach and a boat launch.
Summer: 6:30 a.m. to DuskWinter: 8 a.m. to Dusk. Sno-Park permit required from Nov. 15 through April 30.
Camping:Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.Check-out time, 1 p.m.Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
Wildlife Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life? Bobcats? Chipmunks? Coyotes? Deer or Elk? Rabbits? Raccoons? Squirrels? Crows or Ravens? Ducks? Eagles? Geese? Hawks? Herons? Hummingbirds? Jays? Ospreys? Owls? Woodpeckers? Trout
Environmental FeaturesPhysical Features Plant Life
Lake Easton State Park is on the Yakima River and Lake Easton, with old-growth forest, dense vegetation and freshwater marshlands.
?Cedar? Douglas Fir? Hemlock? Daisy? Foxglove? Lupines? Orchids? Paintbrush? Berries? Moss or Lichens
The park is located within a glacial valley in the Washington Cascade Range. The Northern Pacific Railroad built a tunnel through the Cascades beginning at Easton.
Available in the park Available in the area? Camping? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Gifts? Groceries? Hardware? Hospital? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Postal service? Propane? Recreational equipment? Wood
The park has 95 tent spaces, 45 utility spaces, one dump station, four restrooms (three ADA) and four showers (two ADA). All sites are in a wooded setting. Most tent sites are near the Yakima River, and most RV spaces are near Lake Easton. The park can accommodate RV units up to 60 feet in select sites. Some sites will accommodate tip-outs. To reserve a campsite, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.
Group Accommodations:The park offers a "walk in/ tent only" group camp that accommodates up to 50 people. Fire pit, benches, water, restrooms and parking are available. Fees vary with size of the group. To reserve, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m.Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.Length of stay: You may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31.
Watercraft launch reopens April 23.
The park offers one boat ramp and 20 feet of dock. Though motorized boating is allowed, Lake Easton is a shallow reservoir with stumps near the water's surface. High-speed activities are not recommended. Boat motors are limited to 10 horse power.
A daily watercraft launching permit and a trailer dumping permit is available at the park.Annual permits also may be purchased at State Parks Headquarters in Olympia, at region offices, online, and at parks when staff is available.
Lifeguards are not provided at the swimming beach.