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Paradise Point State Park
Campground Description: Paradise Point State Park is owned and operated by the State of Washington. This 88 acre RV camping and tent camping campground offers 79 camping sites and 6180 feet of shoreline on the East Fork of the Lewis River. The park isn't named Paradise Point by chance - it really is a little slice of paradise. The only distraction at this park is Interstate 5, located just a few yards to the west of the park. When selecting a camp site, try to get one of the wooded camping sites on the east side of the campground. Open year round. Reservations are strongly recommended during the summer months.
Number of Sites: 79
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes
Directions: Interstate 5 southbound from Olympia - Follow I-5 south to exit 16 (NW Lacenter Road exit). At the bottom of the off-ramp turn left. Drive 225 yards to NW Paradise Park Road. Turn left and follow for 0.8 miles to the park entrance. Interstate 5 northbound from Vancouver - Follow I-5 north to exit 16 (NW Lacenter Road exit). At the bottom of the off-ramp turn right. Drive 60 yards to NW Paradise Park Road. Turn left and follow for 0.8 miles to the park entrance.
Fishing: At the park fishermen can try their luck on the East Fork of the Lewis River. The main Lewis River joins the East Fork approximately 1/2 mile west of the campground. Another 1/2 mile later it joins the Columbia River and a large area of small islands. A boat launch is available at the campground. Seasonally, Salmon, Steelhead and Trout can be found on the Lewis River. Inquire locally.
Astronomy Opportunities: Few due to the abundance of trees. There is a clearing on the south end of the campground that is suitable for astronomy. The exact location for computerized telescopes is 45.8635° N, 122.70396° W.
Nearby Golfing: In Woodland 4 miles north on I-5.Lewis River Golf Course 3209 Lewis River Road Woodland, WA 98674 360-225-8254 Lewis River Golf Course
Contact Information:Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504-2650 360-902-8844 Paradise Point State Park
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The sign at the entrance to Paradise Point State Park
A map of the camping facilities at Paradise Point State Park
One of the back-in RV camping sites at Paradise Point State Park
A typical tent camping site at Paradise Point State Park
The restroom facilities at Paradise Point State Park offer flush toitets and hot showers
The East Fork of the Lewis River runs beside the park. Swimming and fishing are available on the river at Paradise Point State Park
General map of Paradise Point State Park showing the campground and day use areas.
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