Olmstead Place State Park

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Olmstead Place State Park
Olmstead Place State Park.jpg
Map showing the location of Olmstead Place State Park
Map showing the location of Olmstead Place State Park
Location in the state of Washington
LocationKittitas, Washington, United States
Coordinates46°58′13″N 120°28′19″W / 46.97028°N 120.47194°W / 46.97028; -120.47194Coordinates: 46°58′13″N 120°28′19″W / 46.97028°N 120.47194°W / 46.97028; -120.47194[1]
Area217 acres (88 ha)
Elevation1,539 ft (469 m)[1]
Established1875[2]
OperatorWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission
WebsiteOlmstead Place State Park
Olmstead Place State Park
Location4 mi. east of Ellensburg near the Kittitas Hwy., Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington
Nearest cityEllensburg, Washington
Area219 acres (89 ha)
NRHP reference No.71000878
Added to NRHPMarch 31, 1971

Olmstead Place State Park is a 217-acre (88 ha) Washington state park that preserves a working pioneer farm in Kittitas County. Park activities include picnicking, hiking, fishing, interpretive activities, wildlife viewing, and touring the living farm museum.[2] The park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Olmstead Place State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Olmstead Place State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 18, 2016.
  3. ^ Ralph H. Rudeen, Chief of Interpretive Services (December 2, 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Olmstead Place State Park". National Park Service. Retrieved February 18, 2016.

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