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General Information

Description - Lake Cushman State Park covers 603 acres with three boat-launch ramps on the 41,500 feet of freshwater shoreline on Lake Cushman.

Park facilities include parking for 106 vehicles, 50 tent sites, 30 trailer sites, two primitive sites, a group camping area with a 60-person group shelter, 40 picnic sites, a picnic shelter and three comfort stations.

This park is part of the Washington State Parks Reservation System.

Recreation - Park visitors enjoy picnicking, boating, water skiing, hiking, camping and fishing.

Climate - The climate in this area is influenced by both the Olympic Mountains and the bodies of water that surround the Olympic Peninsula. It is generally a marine climate, mild and temperate, with the Pacific Ocean moderating temperatures throughout the year.

Winters are cool and cloudy with rain and some snow. Maximum winter temperatures are in the mid- to high 40s with minimum temperatures in the mid 30s. Summers are warm and relatively dry with maximum and minimum temperatures in the mid 70s and low 50s, respectively. This area averages 51 inches of precipitation per year.

Location - Lake Cushman State Park is located seven miles northwest of Hoodsport, along Lake Cushman Road in Mason County.


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Filed By: Tom (Bremerton, WA)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: The park has been closed due to lack of funds. It's still open, but not neccessarily for the public.

Filed By: Charles E. Lawson (Kent, Wa)
Number of People Encountered: 50+ ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Great For large groups. Tranquil for it's size. Nice camp sites, views, water recreation. A nice little Mom & Pop store where you can get ice to motor-oil. If I ever get the chance to go there again I will, it was a very relaxing weekend. 9-11 Aug. 2002.


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Contact Information:
Lake Cushman State Park, N 7211 Lake Cushman Rd. , Hoodsport, WA, 98548, Phone: 360-877-5491, Fax: 360-877-0317

Additional Information:
Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas - The vast and roadless Olympic National Park combined with Olympic National Forest, totals more than 2 million acres of protected nature. Ecological and geological extremes coexist in close proximity. Whether you're equipped to scale the sharpest peak, or simply seek the peace of a groomed path to a waterfall in the forest, you must explore it for yourself.
Washington State Parks - Washington has 149 state parks located around the state.

Links:
Washington State Parks - Official Agency Website

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