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Seaquest State Park
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Seaquest State Park is located in Washington (state)
Seaquest State Park
Seaquest State Park
Location in Washington (state)
Location Cowlitz, Washington, United States
Area 505 acres (204 ha)
Elevation 600 ft (180 m)
Established 1945
Named for Alfred L. Seaquest
Operator Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Website Seaquest State Park

Seaquest State Park is a public recreation area located on the western flank of Silver Lake in Cowlitz County, Washington. The 505-acre (204 ha) state park is home to the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, which offers displays on the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980. Mount St. Helens itself is 30 miles (48 km) east of the park.

Activities and amenities

Park activities include camping, seven miles (11 km) of hiking trails (including one mile (1.6 km) of ADA-accessible trail), picnicking, bird watching, and horseshoes. The park has a mile-long shoreline on Silver Lake, a shallow lowland lake with wetlands trail and boardwalk, boat launch, and fishing.

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