Burn Ban - Level 1

Fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills. Propane and gas grills allowed.

Treelined wooded path for hiking trail
Overlook of valley and distant hills with trees and grasses
picnic area with tables green grass and sheltered picnic tables
primitive campsite with picnic table and fire pit under trees
building restroom facility surrounded by flowers and fenced walkway

Brooks Memorial State Park

2465 Highway 97, Goldendale, WA 98620

Savor panoramic mountain views, expansive wildflower meadows and starry skies by night at this Simcoe mountain jewel. Hike through tall pines and sturdy oaks while enjoying birdsongs and wildflowers in season. Also, great for day trips to the Goldendale Observatory or the majestic Columbia River Gorge.


  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas
  • Horses Allowed

Alcohol allowed in designated areas.



Bird Watching


Disc Golf

Hiking, Walking, Rolling and Running

Horseback Riding


Drinking Water

Fire Pit



Picnic Shelters

Picnic Tables


Trailer Dump

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Ball Fields

Bike Trails

Equestrian Trails

Hiking Trails

Park features






Mountain View

Seasonal Wildflowers

Wildlife Viewing


  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas
  • Horses Allowed

Alcohol allowed in designated areas.

Map & visitor guide

45.950198, -120.665866

At Brooks Memorial, you can gaze at the stars from your campsite or head to Goldendale Observatory State Park Heritage Site, located just 20 minutes away, for some of the best night sky viewing in the Pacific Northwest. By day, take in the nearby Maryhill Museum, the Stonehenge replica, and visit orchards and wineries of the eastern Columbia River.

Activities and facilities

This park is a great place bike, hike and play a few rounds of disc golf on the newly designed course. Visitors can also take advantage of the large open fields and rustic kitchen shelters.


In addition to tent camping, the park offers full hookup RV sites with 50-amp electrical outlets, plenty of room for slide-outs, a dump station and bathrooms with showers. Water is available at hook up sites from mid-April to late October. The park has three wall tents that can be reserved. Visitors staying in sites 8-10 and 16-18 may experience noise caused by overhead electric lines. These lines were erected in the park by federal mandate to provide power to nearby communities. Please plan to change your site choice accordingly if you are sensitive to high-pitched or buzzing noises. Campers in all sites should expect to hear some highway noise from Hwy 97, located near the campground.

Retreat Center

Brooks Memorial Retreat Center located on the east side of Brooks Memorial State Park is a rustic and remote facility surrounded by a pine forest. It features 7 cabins, restrooms, a large gathering lodge with kitchen, and an amphitheater.