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Seaquest State Park

Campground Description:  Seaquest State Park is owned and operated by the State Of Washington.  Seaquest State Park is a nature lovers retreat.  Among the popular activities are bird watching (more than 13 species), mammal watching (more than 8 species including foxes and bears), sea and sea life watching in Silver Lake, tree identification (8 major species), wildflower identification (more than 10 native plant types) and visiting the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center.  The visitor center is located across the highway from Seaquest State Park and is accessed via a tunnel that runs under the highway.  At only 6.6 miles east of Interstate 5 (I-5), Seaquest is as easily accessible for an overnight stay as it is for a week long stay.  Limited services and shopping is available in Castle Rock.  Full services and shopping is available in Kelso.  Reservations are possible.  Open year round.

Number of Sites:  16 full hook up RV camping sites, 17 electricity and water RV camping sites and 55 tent camping or RV camping sites without hookups plus 5 yurts

Electricity:  At 33 RV camping sites

Water:  At 33 RV camping sites

Sewer:  At 16 RV camping sites

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes

Directions:  From Interstate 5 (I-5) Northbound or Southbound - Take exit 49 (49 miles north of the Washington/Oregon boarder) and turn east onto Highway 504.  Follow Highway 504 for 5.5 miles to the entrance to Seaquest State Park.  Mount St. Helens Visitor Center is directly across the highway from Seaquest State Park

Fishing:  Silver Lake is directly across the highway from Seaquest State Park.  The lake offers several species of game fish.  The best source of information is Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife - Silver Lake

Astronomy Opportunities:  Good due to the lack of light pollution.  The best location for astronomy is across the highway in the Mount St. Helen Visitor Center's parking lot

Nearby Golfing:  The nearest golf courses are 34 miles north in Chehalis or 18 miles south in the Longview/Kelso area

Contact Information: 

Washington State Parks
Seaquest State Park
3030 Spirit Lake Highway
Castle Rock, WA 98611
Telephone: 360-902-8844
Seaquest State Park

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The sign at the entrance to Seaquest State Park

A map of the campground at Seaquest State Park

The restrooms at Seaquest State Park offer flush toilets and hot showers

Each of the RV camping and tent camping sites at Seaquest State Park offer a picnic table and fire pit

The full hookup RV camping sites at Seaquest State Park are quite open

The tent camping and no hookup RV camping sites at Seaquest State Park are isolated but do not offer any utilities

Directly across the highway is the Mount St. Helens visitor center. It is accessible via a tunnel that passes under the highway

The Mount St. Helens visitor center is well worth a visit


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