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Description - Penrose Point State Park consists of 152 acres with 11,700 feet of saltwater frontage. Marine facilities include one 138-foot float made up of four 32-foot sections and one 10-foot section, eight mooring buoys and 1,700 feet of unguarded beach.

The majority of the park is natural forest with 2.5 miles of hiking trails offering access. Early Native American activity is evidenced by a petroglyph located on the spit in the inner cove.

The park has 83 campsites, a group camp with shelter, 90 picnic sites, four comfort stations, two picnic shelters and a trailer dump station. The park is on the Campsite Reservation System.

Recreation - Activities enjoyed in the park include clamming, picnicking, camping, boating, hiking, fishing and beachcombing.

Climate - The low rolling hills and sheltered inland salt water that make up the Puget Sound basin produce a mild, marine climate characterized by wintertime clouds, rain, and sometimes a light snow, but lots of summertime sunshine.

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

Location - Penrose Point State Park is located in Pierce County approximately 26 miles from Tacoma on Highway 16 to Purdy. At Purdy, take Highway 302 sixteen miles to Lakebay.

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Contact Information:
Penrose Point State Park, 321 158th Avenue KPS , Lakebay, WA, 98349, Phone: 253-884-2514, Fax: 253-884-2526

Additional Information:
Seattle Area/Volcano Country - This is Volcano Country, home of three volcanoes and a gorge, all in remarkably close proximity to urban centers, from Portland to Puget Sound. This region includes the Seattle and Tacoma metropolitan areas as well as Vancouver, Washington.
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