Schafer State Park, Elma

Schafer State Park is a 119acre Washington state park in the Satsop Hills of Mason County. The park sits on the Satsop River midway between Olympia and Aberdeen. The park offers camping, two miles of hiking trails, fishing (especially for steelhead), swimming, birdwatching, interpretive activities, wildlife viewing, and horseshoes. The park's abundance of historic structures led to its being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.
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  • beautiful little campground. lots of trees. close to towns/cities and ocean shores. has river running through it and the kids played in it and raft in the river. nice place to camp. electrical hook up...  more »
  • The park, has lot to do from the river, to a large kitchen and cover that can be rented, picnic tables, trails  more »
  • We were hoping for a spot to easily get to the river and found only a couple of areas like that. Both already had the areas basically full. Needs more easy river access. Campsites are close to each other, although we didn't stay. It is quaint and at least has flushing toilets.
  • Very quiet (Tuesday - Wednesday). Older bath facilities but clean. Close to river. Sites are good size

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