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Fort Worden was once a nautical entrance of Puget Sound. Before it became a state park, it was a fortification system preventing hostile fleet from reaching Bremerton Naval Yard, Seattle, Everett, and Tacoma.

In 1955, it was purchased to be a state park. It was named after Rear Admiral John L. Worden.

Today, the park provides its visitors a beach and upper campgroundWith 434 acres of land, it has turned into a multi-use park having over two miles of shoreline. It offers numerous services and facilities. Some historic buildings also remain within this site.

It also offers overnight accommodations suitable for conferences, family vacations, and retreats. The rooms and houses are all located on the state park grounds having sandy beaches, trails, and magnificent views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Cascades. Occupants may also choose from different types of accommodations including a castle, large dormitories and century-old housing.
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