Fall Family Fun - Activities at WA State Parks

Halloween events

Muaaaah! Halloween themed events are baaaack.

It’s October, a hallowed time when ghosts and goblins come out to play - and give us a little scare. Take part in some or all of these fun fall frights at state parks this month:

  • The State Parks managed Franklin Ghost Town continues its partnership with Agents of Discovery to bring you a self-guided, Halloween-themed October, including a historic cemetery!
  • Fort Casey State Park and Keepers of the Admiralty Head Lighthouse present Fright at Fort Casey, noon to 3 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays in October. This modified version of the Haunted Fort Casey follows COVID-19 safety protocols and is appropriate for visitors 12 and over.
  • Cama Beach Historical State Park will host a haunted boathouse and park-wide, kid-friendly activities 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23. Funs include pumpkin and t-shirt painting, toy boat building (ghost ships), Halloween treat hunt and a costume parade/contest at 2 p.m. with prizes in several categories. The Cama Beach Cafe will sell fresh baked goods and hot drinks. 
  • Issaquah Schools Foundation will host the annual Monster Mash 5K and fun run at Lake Sammamish State Park, 9 – 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30. Advanced registration and fee.
  • Trick or… trot? Bridle Trails Park Foundation invites you to sign up for a fun 5K or 1K Halloween treat scavenger Hunt in Kirkland’s Bridle Trails State Park, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30. Advanced registration and fee.