|• 3.1 mi. Hiking Trails||• Boating (freshwater)|
• 2 boat ramps (freshwater)
• 60 feet of dock (freshwater)
• Fishing (freshwater)
• Personal Watercraft (freshwater)
• Swimming (freshwater)
• Water Skiing (freshwater)
|• 1 Amphitheater|
• Bird Watching
• 2 Horseshoe pits
• Wildlife Viewing
The park features the 3.1-mile Rex Derr trail, a multi-seasonal trail that begins at the east boat launch, traverses a hillside up through the shrub-steppe environment, skirts the old Graves Homestead and winds its way back through the east campground.
The area is available for winter sports, including Nordic skiing.
A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife website.
Free days at state parks
: Visit Washington state parks for free. The Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park on designated free days.
2014 State Parks free days:
Jan. 19 and 20 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day
March 19 – In honor of Washington State Parks' 101st birthday
April 19 – A spring Saturday free day
April 22 – Earth Day
May 11 – A spring Saturday free day
June 7 and 8 – In honor of National Trails Day and WDFW Free Fishing Weekend
June 14 – National Get Outdoors Day
Aug. 25 – In honor of National Park Service’s birthday
Sept. 27 –National Public Lands Day
Nov. 11 – Veteran's Day weekend
Please note: A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife during State Parks free days. For more information, please visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov
Full list of events
at Washington State Parks
The watercraft launch at the East Campground reopens the first Friday in April, depending on snow and ice conditions on the lake.
The park has a boat ramp and 60 feet of dock.
May and June water-ski and personal watercraft operating hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. July and August operating hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Mondays.
A daily watercraft launching permit for $7 and a trailer dumping permit for $5 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.
• Cross-country Skiing
• Snow Play
Picnic and Day-use Facilities
The East Campground has 30 unsheltered picnic tables. There is a parking area with overflow directed to boatlaunch parking. Available in the day-use area are a bathhouse, marked swimming beach, four barbecue stands, a volleyball court and a large lawn with shade trees. Picnic sites are available on a first come, first served basis. There is wheel chair access to one picnic site and the bathhouse.