Federation Forest State Park

Federation Forest State Park is a day-use natural area. Enjoy the beauty and diversity of 600 acres of old growth Douglas Firs, with mature Western Hemlock, Sitka Spruce and Western Red Cedar trees. Hike through five distinct ecosystems within a radius of just one mile. Short interpretive loops make this ideal for small children.

Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.

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Picnic & Day-Use Facilities
There are two picnic shelters without electricity and five sheltered picnic tables. The upper picnic area has drinking fountains, a covered shelter, braziers, and restrooms with running water. Both are first come, first served.

Activities
Trails
  • 7 miles of hiking trails
Other Activities & Features
     
  • Amphitheater
  • Bird watching
  • Wildlife viewing
Interpretive Opportunities
The Catherine Montgomery Interpretive Center was built with funds provided by Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs. Inside, visitors will learn about the contrasts in nature that typify the state of Washington from the dry eastern deserts to the lush western peninsula. Gardens in front of the center highlight edible and poisonous native plants, and plants from six of the nine biosystems of this state.

Additional Information
  • Visitors may kayak and take guided nature walks.