Things to remember
• Park hours –
April 24 to Oct. 31,
8 a.m. to dusk.
• Winter schedule –
Although most parks
are open year round,
some parks or portions of parks are closed
during the winter. For a winter schedule and
information about seasonal closures, visit
www.parks.state.wa.us or call the information
center at (360) 902-8844.
• Wildlife, plants and all park buildings, signs,
tables and other structures are protected;
removal or damage of any kind is prohibited.
Hunting, feeding of wildlife and gathering
firewood on state park property is prohibited.
• Pets must be on leash and under physical
control at all times. This includes trail areas.
Pet owners must clean up after pets on all
state park lands.
The Discover Pass is required for day visits to
state parks and access to other state-managed
recreation lands. The pass provides access to
millions of acres of parks, wildlife areas, trails,
natural areas and water-access sites. The annual
pass is transferable between two vehicles.
• Annual pass: $30 • One-day pass: $10
(transaction and dealer fees may apply)
The Discover Pass can be purchased online,
by phone or in person.
For details, visit www.
call (866) 320-9933.
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Anderson Lake State Park
1061 Anderson Lake Road
Chimacum, WA 98325
State Parks information: (360) 902-8844
Reservations: Online at www.parks.state.wa.us
or call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688
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the general area:
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Welcome to Anderson Lake
Anderson Lake State Park is a remote
day-use park located near the small
town of Chimacum. The 496-acre park
is surrounded by cedar, fir and alder
forest mixed with freshwater marshes.
Park amenities and facilities
The park slopes down to the 70-acre
Anderson Lake and abounds with
birds and wildlife. The park is popular
for horseback riding, non-motorized
boating and hiking.
Anderson Lake State Park
Welcome. Please remember a Discover Pass is required to
visit a state park or other state-managed recreation lands.
Revenue from Discover Pass replaces general fund tax
funding no longer available to cover the cost of operations.
1061 Anderson Lake Road, Chimacum WA, 98325 • Information Center (360) 902-8844
In May, 1966 the Washington State Parks
and Recreation Commission entered into
agreement with property owner William F.
Anderson, to purchase 410 acres surrounding
Anderson Lake. The purchase was finalized in
a ceremony on July 21, 1969. Anderson Lake is
not named for William F. Anderson, but rather
a relative of Amanda Anderson, a previous
owner of the property with no relation to
A. Lakeside Trail (closed to horses and bicycles) 1.51 Mi.
B. Anderson Trail 1.32 Mi.
C. Olympic Trail 1.14 Mi.
D. San Juan Trail .88 Mi.
E. Cascade Trail (closed to horses) 1.85 Mi.
F. Savage Memorial Trail .72 Mi.
G. Olympic Loop (closed to horses) .14 Mi.
H. Tamanowas Trail .57 Mi.
I. Grand Fir Trail .26 Mi.
J. Quimper Trail (closed to horses) .59 Mi.
Anderson Lake State Park offers:
• One boat ramp (for boats with
electric motors only). Be advised,
lake water is 25 feet at its deepest spot
• Several picnic tables along the lake
• Equestrian trailer parking with hitching
• Two vault toilets
• No potable water is available