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About the Fort

Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park located at the northern end of Marrowstone Island in Washington State. It is surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th-century-established military fort. This historic fort offers gun batteries to explore and guided heritage tours. Panoramic views of surrounding mountains and Puget Sound add to the attractions.

The Fort, along with the heavy batteries of Fort Worden and Fort Casey, formed the "Triangle of Fire" which once guarded the nautical entrance to Puget Sound. These posts, established in the late 1890s, became the first line of a fortification system designed to prevent a hostile fleet from reaching such targets as the Bremerton Naval Yard and the cities of Seattle, Tacoma, and Everett. Construction began in 1897 and continued in one form or another until the fort was closed in 1953. The property was purchased as a state park in 1955. Fort Flagler is named after Brigadier General Daniel Webster Flagler.

Come explore, discover and be a part of Fort Flagler State Park! It has so much to offer. Amenities include:

◼︎ CAMPING    ◼︎ BIKING    ◼︎ HIKING    ◼︎ FISHING    ◼︎ BOATING

    ◼︎ VACATION RENTALS    ◼︎ RETREAT CENTER

◼︎ HISTORIC BUILDINGS        ◼︎ GUN BATTERIES

◼︎ LIGHTHOUSE    ◼︎ BEACHES    ◼︎ FORESTS    ◼︎ SCENIC VISTAS

For more information, or for all you wanted to learn about Fort Flagler check out
the USA State Parks Website for Fort Flagler



hiking    paraglider

Biking     Boating

rentals    Retreat Center


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Lighthouse    Beach









          

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