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Fort Worden State Park

200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368-3621
+1 360-344-4431
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A little run down, but worth the visit.

A really cool place to visit. We'll worth any short drive and a nice walk around. Very historical... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Glenn F
Sultan, Washington
Great park and cultural center

Lots of activities happen in this place in the warm months...but we were there in Jan, so we walked... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Jeffery L
San Jose, California
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Stroll along beautiful beaches and explore rows of Victorian-style houses: this park has something for everyone.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“military base” (25 reviews)
200 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368-3621
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

A really cool place to visit. We'll worth any short drive and a nice walk around. Very historical and the guy in the gift shop is great. We ate lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the daily special. Great deal for the price.

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of activities happen in this place in the warm months...but we were there in Jan, so we walked around.

Thank Jeffery L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

In the1890’s, three Army Coast Artillery forts (Worden, Flagler, and Casey) were constructed to create a “deadly triangle” to protect Puget Sound. We visited both Fort Worden, in Port Townsend, and Fort Flagler on Marrowstone Island which are now Washington State Parks. The military housing...More

Thank RonandJoan
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice place to visit when in Port Townsend. Not far from downtown, you can get there walking or driving 10mins. There are barracks, a restaurant in one of them, beaches though a bit rocky and camping facilities. Lots of folks with dogs on the beaches...More

Thank RoMistry
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This 100-plus year old former military base is full of historical charm in its buildings. Accomodations are unique and comfortable, and the food is great. Walking on the beach and up in the old batteries is a favorite family activity. And we also can attend...More

Thank janekilburn
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed in the Castle house while we were there and loved it. Beautiful views from the house. The park itself was really nice as were the people that worked there. Highly recommend this place. If you have a chance to rent the "Castle" house...More

Thank Bayboy56
Reviewed 12 February 2017

You can walk for miles on this beach and just keep going. It can be rough walking, so wear your boots or shoes. Bring water and a tide chart or app. You don't want to get stuck - although there seem to be plenty of...More

Thank Nat E
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Fort Worden is a place that my family and I visit whenever we are up in Port Townsend. It is great for all ages that enjoy a bit of adventure and history mixed together. History because the place is an old Fort that was used...More

Thank jtfinley
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Check the tides before you go for a walk along the beach under the bluffs between the light house and the North Beach County Park. Oh and make sure you pick up a free trail map at the gift shop. You will need a Discovery...More

Thank sun&oil
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I visited Port Townsend for a birthday weekend away with my dogs. One of them needs a stroller to walk long distances so this was perfect. There are a lot of paths both paved and unpaved. Lots to smell and although it rained the entire...More

Thank Tina P
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Pammy T
30 May 2017|
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Response from Patti4709 | Reviewed this property |
Great place and now barbecue on Fridays in summer- easy to fun it's called "Taps".
Owen W
9 May 2017|
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Response from suprnursmo | Reviewed this property |
Google Fort Warden for info. You'll find links there to contact them to ask your specific question.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Judith W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know their policy about cancellations because I live nearby. Contact them right away though, so someone else can take the spot. They are in high demand I hear.