Brooks Memorial State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBrooks Memorial State Park
|Location||Klickitat County, Washington, United States|
|Nearest city||Goldendale, Washington|
|Area||682 acres (276 ha)|
|Elevation||3,894 ft (1,187 m)|
|Designation||Washington state park|
|Named for||Nelson B. Brooks|
|Administrator||Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission|
|Website||Brooks Memorial State Park|
Brooks Memorial State Park is a public recreation area in the southern Cascade Mountains located eleven miles (18 km) northeast of Goldendale, Washington. The 682-acre (276 ha) state park features nine miles (14 km) of hiking and equestrian trails along a prong of the Little Klickitat River as well as camping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and an environmental learning center, the Brooks Memorial Retreat Center. The park was named in honor of Judge Nelson B. Brooks (1858-1928), a noted local administrator.
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