Brooks Memorial State Park

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Brooks Memorial State Park
Map showing the location of Brooks Memorial State Park
Map showing the location of Brooks Memorial State Park
Location in the state of Washington
LocationKlickitat County, Washington, United States
Nearest cityGoldendale, Washington
Coordinates45°59′15″N 120°40′29″W / 45.98750°N 120.67472°W / 45.98750; -120.67472Coordinates: 45°59′15″N 120°40′29″W / 45.98750°N 120.67472°W / 45.98750; -120.67472[1]
Area682 acres (276 ha)
Elevation3,894 ft (1,187 m)[1]
DesignationWashington state park
Established1944-1957
Named forNelson B. Brooks
AdministratorWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission
WebsiteBrooks Memorial State Park

Brooks Memorial State Park is a public recreation area in the southern Cascade Mountains located eleven miles (18 km) northeast of Goldendale, Washington. The 682-acre (276 ha) state park features nine miles (14 km) of hiking and equestrian trails along a prong of the Little Klickitat River as well as camping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and an environmental learning center, the Brooks Memorial Retreat Center.[2][3] The park was named in honor of Judge Nelson B. Brooks (1858-1928), a noted local administrator.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brooks Memorial State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Brooks Memorial State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
  3. ^ "Brooks Memorial Retreat Center". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved August 8, 2014.
  4. ^ W.F. Byers (June 21, 1928). "Life of Judge Brooks was one of service". Goldendale Sentinel. Retrieved November 5, 2018.

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