What to do in Battle Ground Lake State Park

Battle Ground State Park covers 279.5 acres of land with 4,100 feet of freshwater shoreline surrounding a 28-acre lake. Facilities at the park include 35 campsites, 15 primitive walk-in sites, 57 picnic sites, one camp-host site, a comfort station, playground equipment, a bathhouse, three kitchen shelters, a concession building, four Adirondack shelters located in the Group Camp, seven pit toilets, a boat launch ramp, an unguarded swim beach and a trailer dump station. Horse facilities includes pit toilets, a parking lot, a tie down, and five miles of horse trails.

Specific activities include picnicking, swimming, boating (electric motors only), fishing, camping, a nature study, scuba diving, hiking, horseback riding. The park also has a horseshoe pit and an organized sports play field.

Battle Ground Lake State Park is located in southwest Washington, 19 miles northeast of Vancouver, three miles east and north of the community of Battleground, in Clark County.

Influenced by the Pacific Ocean and surrounding mountains, this area is characterized by a generally wet and temperate climate. Winters are cool and cloudy with rain and some snow. Maximum winter temperatures are normally in the mid- to high 40s with minimum temperatures in the mid 30s. Summers are warm and relatively dry with maximum and minimum temperatures in the mid 70s and low 50s, respectively.

18002 N.E. 249th
Battle Ground, WA 98604

Phone: 360-687-4621

Fax: 360-666-8158

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