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Check out what's happening this spring:


  • Earth Day Work Party

    We will be working to remove Scotch Broom at various locations on Artillery Hill but concentrating our efforts in the area above the Mule Barn. Volunteers meet in the parking area near the School of Woodworking at 9:30 a.m. Bring gloves, water, friends and family. Tea, coffee and snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Jan at janorth@olympus.net



  • Learn About the Geology of Fort Worden on April 30!

    The second in our “Sundays in the Park” series of natural history walks is scheduled for April 30. Led by geologist, Katherine (“Kitty”) Reed, the date was chosen to coincide with a minus tide that exposes more beach, including remnants of a “drowned forest.” During our walk, Kitty will explain the how, why, and when of the beach exposures at Fort Worden. Handouts will help clarify and expand on some of the observed features.

    The one-way walk, beginning at 2:00 and lasting until 3:30, will cover about one mile on uneven, rocky beach. Walkers should wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather, have a current Discover Pass (for parking), and plan to return to their cars on foot or have transportation arranged. The walk is free for members of the Friends of Fort Worden State Park; nonmembers are asked for a $5 donation to benefit the park. Group size is limited to 15. To register contact membership@fwfriends.org. The meeting location will be provided after registration.

    Other natural history walks scheduled for 2017 include an intertidal exploration on July 23 and a plant walk on October 8. Stay tuned for more information…




  • Awards for the Friends

    Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission just announced the recipients of the 2016 Volunteer Recognition Awards. The Friends of Fort Worden was awarded the “Group of the Year” award. Gift Shop manager, Lindy Adelmann was recognized with an award for “Outstanding Contribution by an Individual”. Congratulations to our wonderful volunteers”






Geology guide Kitty Reed points out what are believed to be remnants of a “drowned forest.”



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Updated Thursday, March 30, 2017.