Does your perfect day off involve trees, lawn, sun spots, shade and a clear, turquoise river? Pack your fishing pole, swimsuit and picnic basket, round up your family and friends - or take some much-needed solitude – and head to Schafer State Park.
Schafer offers supreme fishing on the Satsop River, for steelhead, cutthroat trout and salmon. The river also offers calm, shallow wading spots and joyous inner-tube floats.
Spread out that picnic at an outdoor table, or under a tree on the wide lawn. Meander down the 2-mile trail; then take a moment to explore the park's origins, dating back to 1872. Schafer is a state and national historic site designated by the Washington Heritage Register and National Register of Historic Places. Interpretive exhibits highlight the history of the original homesteaders and area's logging industry.
Needing more rest and replenishment? Why not make it a multi-day stay? Set up camp in your tent or RV, and wake up early for a morning float or some prime-time angling.
Schafer State Park is a 113-acre camping park on the Satsop River, midway between Olympia and the Pacific Ocean. The park's impressive buildings are constructed of native stone.
2 miles of hiking trails
OTHER ACTIVITIES & DEATURES
Horseshoe pits (4)
The park has 32 standard campsites, nine partial-hookup sites, one primitive site, (site U1 is ADA only), one dump station, and one restroom with showers. The maximum site length is 40 feet (may have limited availability). Campsites 6-16, 24, 31, 32, andthe primitive campsite are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Partial-hookups campsites U-1 through U-9 and standard sites 1-5, 17-23, and 25-30 are available by reservation.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time is 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Monday, Nov 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR