Kanaskat/Palmer Recreation Area is located 11 miles northeast of Enumclaw
and State Highway 410 via Farman Road.
Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.
Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk.
The park is open year-round for camping and day use.
Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time, 1 p.m.
Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
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with 12,900 feet of Green River frontage.
of eight parcels began in 1973 and was completed in March 1982.
only and 31 standard campsites, 65 picnic sites, 85 car parking lot
in the day use area and 17 car parking in the campground area,
of hiking trails, 3 miles of public roads, ranger residence, shop,
6 bulletin boards, park aide quarters, group camping (8 standard
two adirondack shelters) and a group use shelter, 4 restrooms (2 with
showers), 1 kitchen shelter, 4 picnic shelters, and 4 primitive
Reservations are accepted both for group day use and group camping
areas. The maximum size for group day use is 100 people. The
maximum size for
group camping is 80 people.
forest setting on the banks of the Green River at the upstream end
of the Green River gorge makes this a popular put-in for kayakers and
seeking whitewater thrills and adventure. This is water for the experienced
whitewater enthusiast only and definitely not for the beginner or casual
rafter. The Green River is usually in the top ten steelhead rivers
Washington, adding to our popularity, especially in the winter months.
picnicking, rafting, kayaking, fishing, nature study, and hiking.
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