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Accessible Sites for Viewing Native Plants

Deception Pass State Park
http://www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Deception%20Pass
(360) 675-2417

Located ten miles north of Oak Harbor, Wash., on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound.

From Seattle: Drive north on I-5 to exit 230, then travel 18 miles west on SR 20 toward Oak Harbor. Park entrance is on right, one mile south of Deception Pass Bridge.

From the Mukilteo-Clinton Ferry: Drive north on Hwy. 525, which changes to Hwy. 20. Drive 50 miles to park entrance on left.

Features: Sand dune interpretive trail, underwater park, environmental learning center, over 20 buildings constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps. Swim/Fish at Pass lake.
Other Info: Freshwater swimming/fishing at Pass Lake.

Federation Forest State Park
http://www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Federation%20Forest
(360) 663-2207

Located 18 miles east of Enumclaw, Wash.

From I-5: Take SR 18 ( Auburn-Enumclaw exit). Drive south to Enumclaw. Turn left on Hwy. 410 at Safeway Shopping Center. Follow Hwy. 410 east for 18 miles. At milepost 41, turn right at interpretive center entrance.

Features: Amphitheater, shore access.

Hoh Visitor Center/Campground (Olympic National Park)
http://www.nps.gov/olym/

From Aberdeen, go North 95 mi on US 101 to Hoh River Rd between mileposts 178 and 179. Go 18 mi to end of road.

Features: Amphitheater, 0.25 mi paved accessible Mini Rain Forest Trail. 1 mi. unpaved Spruce Nature Trail accessible with assistance. with assistance.
Other Info: Campsites, toilet, and amphitheater on Loop A

Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve (Department of Natural Resources)
http://www.dnr.wa.gov/nap/napdesc.html

From Littlerock, go W for 0.8 mi. Turn right on Waddell Creek Rd. Go 0.9 mi. Turn left. Go 1 mi to site.

Features: Interpretive display, 1900 ft. paved trail through mysteriously mounded prairie, beautiful spring wildflowers and butterflies.
Other Info: Day-use only, pets prohibited

Quinault Ranger Station (Olympic National Park)
http://www.nps.gov/olym/

From Aberdeen, go North 47 mi on US 101. Turn right at North Shore Rd. Follow 5 mi to Ranger Station.

Features: 1.5 mile Kestner Homestead Trail and 0.25 mile Maple Glade Trail. Both of trails are accessible with assistance.

Washington State Accessible Outdoor Recreation Guide
http://www.parks.wa.gov/ada-rec/