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Address: Federal Way, WA
Phone Number: 253-661-4955
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Great trail system for hiking/dog-walking

The park has an extensive trail system that is well constructed and maintained. It's tranquil through the forest with the sound of woodpeckers, babbling brook, etc. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Phil H
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Federal Way, WA
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Renton, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live 40 miles from Dash point and wanted to try out our new/used truck and camper. We booked online through the state park site. When we arrived our site had a card with our name and dates saying reserved. That was nice as no one was in our spot. The spot was clean and maintained. We walked across the... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Where do I begin... -Campground lost our reservation and gave our site to someone else. After a 6 hour drive we were told to find a different campsite (no refund on our reservation fee). -Commercial airplanes flying over our heads constantly. Don't notice it during the day, but at night it sounds like they are going to crash into your... More 

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2 Thank Lisa S
Federal Way, WA
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The park has an extensive trail system that is well constructed and maintained. It's tranquil through the forest with the sound of woodpeckers, babbling brook, etc. The hard-packed dirt trail is about 5 feet wide on average, with sturdy wood-supported steps and bridges--perfect for hikers & dog walking, although bike riders also are users. If you trail run, keep eyes... More 

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1 Thank Phil H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Campsites were dirty, last campers trash wasn't cleaned up. Homeless man was camped beside us and was removed by the police. Restrooms were very dirty. Camp fees were very expensive for what we received.

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1 Thank Joanne F
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a good place. There are nice beach with warm sand, a lot burbecu spaces and a very comfortable and quite trail. I would recommend this park for everyone!

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Bellevue, Washington
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130 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We spent the day today sitting along the beach. Plenty of room for the kids to dig in the sand, and the water was very calm and shallow for the little ones to swim. (and cold) Decent bathrooms right by the beach and plenty of parking. Nice friendly/family vibe to the place. Definitely more room to play during low tide.

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Thank lilbsmom
Phoenix, Arizona
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98 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

beautiful view, they used to have a great trail but a tree fell down and blocked it for months its been there so you cant really hike

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Thank bucketoferrs
Vancouver
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visit Dash Point on a yearly basis. We don't live in the area though make the 3 hr drive to visit for a couple of days. We like the location based on the drive is easy, shopping is close by and the park is across the street from Puget Sound. This year when we went we found the camp... More 

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1 Thank sendmetosun
Lakewood, Washington
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Nice place to take the whole family. Very clean and lots of open areas to play ball or have a birthday party.

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Thank Karen D
Federal Way, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Best beach to visit when low tide. Fun place to explore, sand dollar colony and several sand bar where you can lay down your items and not worry about getting wet!

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