Fort Worden is the pride and joy of Port Townsend. Everyone you talk to mentions it and talks about it glowingly. There are a lot of reasons for that. It has the best sandy beach on the Eastern Peninsula (though that's not saying much really), contains the Marine Science Center and Natural History exhibit (both very small attractions), a gift shop, great old turn-of-the-century military homes, camping grounds for RVs and tents, and three military museums, as well as a collection of old abandoned bunkers.
For military buffs and fans of Northwest history, there is a lot to please here. There are hostels you can stay at and conference and wedding facilities. The bunkers are now devoid of artillery or other artifacts, mostly just hallways to explore. Be sure to bring flashlights for the best bunker exploration. There are nice views of the ocean from the top of the bunkers, but bring warm clothes and a windbreaker all year round.
There are some areas of the park that seem like they could be kept a bit better, but mostly they are in good shape. There is no entrance fee to the park (or at least there wasn't when we were there), though there is a fee to camp. It's not a must-see attraction unless you're really into the local military establishments, but if you're in the neighborhood you can check out the museums and walk out to the abandoned lighthouse that is closed to the public but you can walk right out to it. Large groups can reserve a lighthouse tour as well.
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