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Dash Point State Park

Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area
47.3183, -122.4074 Map & Directions
Length
19.0 miles of trails
The beach at Dash Point State Park. Photo by Jan.
  • Wildlife
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Coast

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Dash Point State park is located between Seattle and Tacoma and is a popular spot for water recreation. Birdwatchers can see shorebirds and raptors, while beach explorers can look for crabs and starfish on the shores during low tide. While the park is mostly known for the beach, there are also miles of forested trails for hiking and biking. Continue reading

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Hiking Dash Point State Park

Dash Point State park is located between Seattle and Tacoma and is a popular spot for water recreation. Birdwatchers can see shorebirds and raptors, while beach explorers can look for crabs and starfish on the shores during low tide. While the park is mostly known for the beach, there are also miles of forested trails for hiking and biking.  Explore 8 miles of biking trails and 11 miles of hiking trails at Dash Point State Park.

Dash Point State Park

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 47.3183, -122.4074 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Getting There

From Tacoma, WA, take WA-509 N over the Thea-Foss Waterway. Continue on the 509 for approximately 12 miles then turn left on Dash Point Rd.

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Puget Sound and Islands > Seattle-Tacoma Area

Washington State Parks

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https://parks.state.wa.us/DocumentCenter/View/5795/Dash-Point-Trails?bidId=

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Dash Point State Park

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