|• 0.8 mi. Hiking Trails||• Bird Watching|
• 2 Horseshoe pits
• Interpretive Activities
• 1 Volleyball Field
• Wildlife Viewing
Fort Simcoe has large open grassy areas for baseball, football, softball and soccer. Wildlife viewing is seasonal and bird watching is year-round.
Free days at state parks
: Visit Washington state parks for free. The Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park on ten designated free days in 2013.
The 2013 State Parks free days are as follows:
Jan. 21 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day
March 30 – In honor of Washington State Parks' 100th birthday on March 19
April 27 and 28 – National Parks Week
June 1 – National Trails Day
June 8 and 9 – National Get Outdoors Day and Department of Fish and Wildlife Free Fishing weekend
Aug. 4 – Peak season free day
Sept. 28 – National Public Lands Day
Nov. 9 through 11 – Veteran's Day weekend
Please note: A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife during State Parks free days. For more information, please visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov
|Date/time||Event description||State Park|
|May 4 and 5
||Civil War Reenactment: History comes to life at Fort Simcoe State Park. See reenactments of American Civil War battles, including civilians, infantry, cavalry and cannons, surrounded by the park’s historic military buildings. The event opens Saturday morning with a 9 a.m. flag rising. Cake is provided at noon on Sunday. Activities are scheduled as follows:
May 4 – Flag rising at 9 a.m., battles at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
May 5 – Battles at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., cake served at noon
Presented by the Washington Civil War Association. To participate in the battle reenactment or for additional event information, call (509) 969-0125 or visit www.wcwa.net.
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Picnic and Day-use Facilities
The park provides four sheltered and 45 unsheltered picnic tables. Restrooms, running water, and ample parking are available, with no fees. Tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis.