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Northrup Point Day Use Area (A Part of Steamboat Rock State Park)
Campground Description: The Northrup Point Day Use Area Area is owned and operated by the State of Washington. Northrup Point is a part of Steamboat Rock State Park and it is located 5.8 road miles from the main campground at Steamboat Rock State Park. Northrup Point is not a camping facility. It is mentioned here because it is a part of Steamboat Rock State Park and it offers showers, a picnic area, a boat launch and an RV dump station. All of these amenities are important to those camping outside of the main campground at Steamboat Rock State Park. Other than the main campground, this is the only place with flush toilets and hot showers, plus a place to fill fresh water containers and tanks.
Number of Sites: 0
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes
Directions: The Northrup Point Day Use Area is located on Highway 155, 5.8 miles north of the main campground at Steamboat Rock State Park and 50 yards south of milepost 19 on Highway 155
Fishing: Banks Lake offers some of the best lake fishing in the State of Washington. Fish for Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Lake Whitefish. Panfish, Rainbow Trout, and Kokanee. Detailed fishing information can be found at the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife's website by clicking here.
Astronomy Opportunities: The day use area is closed at night.
Nearby Golfing: Banks Lake Golf Course - 19849 Ludolph RD., P.O. Box 58, Electric City WA. 99123 telephone 509-633-1400
Contact Information:Steamboat Rock State Park 51052 Highway 155 Electric City, WA 99123 509-633-1304 Steamboat Rock State Park
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The sign at the entrance to Northup Point Day Use Area
The restrooms at Northup Point Day Use Area offer flush toilets and hot showers
The boat launch at Northup Point Day Use Area is 2 lanes wide and fully paved
Northup Point Day Use Area offers a fish cleaning station
The truck/boat trailer parking lot at Northup Point Day Use Area could easily accommodate the entire Polish Naval Fleet
The RV dump station at Northup Point Day Use Area offers fresh water to refill RVs and portable containers
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