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Fort Worden State Park

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October 8, 2021 12:27 PM

RV dump station closed for season

The dump station is closed until next spring. This closure is a couple weeks early this year due to facility damage.

October 4, 2021 9:08 AM

Upper Forest Campground Bathroom Construction

The restroom and showers in the Upper Forest Campground are under construction. Portable toilets will be available. The nearest flushing restrooms and showers will be at the Lower Beach campground and day use area.


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September 21, 2021

Burn ban - level 2

Wood fires restricted to fire pits and grills within designated areas.

Gas and propane allowed.

Charcoal may be restricted, please check at park.

July 16, 2021 9:00 AM

Boat launch is open for use at your own risk

Fort Worden boat launch is open for use at your own risk. The launch may become very sandy. Four wheel drive vehicles are highly recommended. Launching during periods of low tides not recommended. Boat launch open July 16 until mid September.

June 18, 2021 3:11 PM

Rothschild House Museum closed

Rothschild House at Fort Worden Historical State Park in Port Townsend will remain closed until later this summer or fall. Enjoy the gardens around the house and take in the view with a picnic. Or take a virtual tour here: https://loom.ly/8zRhKSk

August 24, 2020 3:17 PM

Winter Water Supply

Due to possible freezing temperatures, the water in both campgrounds will be turned off from November through March 15th. Exact dates are dependent upon the weather. A potable water supply is located near the entrance to the campground.

August 24, 2020 9:49 AM

Fort Worden floating dock closed

Emergency Closure: The floating dock at the Fort Worden pier is out of service until further notice due to recent storm damage. Until necessary repairs are made, incoming vessels will be unable to access this location/facility.

August 24, 2020

Shellfish Seasons and Closures

Seasons are subject to closure by the Department of Health for marine biotoxins. Please check the following links to determine closures or season changes.