First Day Hikes - From Fort to Forest

From Fort to Forest: Discover the Transformation of Fort Townsend. Start your New Year amongst the magical forest of Fort Townsend State Park! Join us for coffee and snacks, guided and self-guided hikes, and learn about a hidden gem just outside the city limits of Port Townsend.

Name of Park: Fort Townsend State Park

Time of Event: 10:00 AM

Name of Hike: From Fort to Forest: Discover the Transformation of Fort Townsend

Length of Hike: 0.5 miles

Where to Meet: Meet at the day-use parking lot, next to the bulletin board.

Is this Hike for Beginners? Yes

Degree of Difficulty: Easy

ADA Accessible? No

Stroller Accessible? NO

Are leashed dogs allowed? Yes

Restrictions: This park does not have fully ADA accessible restrooms or trails.

Registration Required: Yes. Email Kelsey Lang to reserve a space on the guided First Day Hike. Kelsey.Lang@parks.wa.gov Registration is limited to 15 people.

Things to bring: Hiking boots are recommended.

Cancellation Information: Kelsey.lang@parks.wa.gov or 360-344-4426

Description: From Fort to Forest: Discover the Transformation of Fort Townsend. Start your New Year amongst the magical forest of Fort Townsend State Park! Join us for coffee and snacks, guided and self-guided hikes, and learn about a hidden gem just outside the city limits of Port Townsend. Dogs are welcome to join in the festivities. All dogs on leashes will receive a Bark Ranger Bandana as a reward! During the guided hike, visitors will learn about the park's history while enjoying beautiful views of the parade grounds, Port Townsend Bay, and the diverse forest. Please email interpretive specialist Kelsey Lang to reserve your spot on the hike.

Directions

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