Federation Forest State Park is a day-use natural area with 619 acres of old growth evergreens. Located along the White River, the park provides visitors with 12 miles of hiking trail, three interpretive trails, an interpretive center with a gift shop and four picnic areas.
History of the Area
The park was acquired, built and organized through the work of Catherine Montgomery and her affiliation with the Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs. The park was dedicated in 1949 and was acquired in four parcels from 1941 to 1971.
This park is for day-use only and has no overnight camping or parking.
Federation Forest State Park is located near Buckley, Enumclaw and Maple Valley
There are two picnic shelters wthout electricity and five sheltered picnic tables. The upper picnic area has drinking fountains, a covered shelter, braziers and restrooms with running water. To reserve a picnic shelter or for parties of 20 or more, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688. The park has ADA-compliant restrooms and four standard restrooms.
From I-5: Take SR 18 ( Auburn-Enumclaw exit). Drive south to Enumclaw. Turn left on Hwy. 410 at Safeway Shopping Center. Follow Hwy. 410 east for 18 miles. At milepost 41, turn right at interpretive center entrance.