We’d seen the sign many times – Millersylvania State Park – but with a name like that we didn’t expect much. We were wrong – the park had everything!
A peaceful lake for fishing and swimming.
Tiny tables for picnicking.
Trails through old growth cedar and fir trees
and on boardwalks through wetlands.
Private campsites begging to be filled with happy campers.
Just an hour and a half down the I-5 corridor, the park was donated to the state by the Miller family in 1921. Buildings were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1935 and include kitchen shelters, cabins, restrooms and an Environmental Learning Center. With 8.6 miles of pedestrian trails and 7.6 miles of biking trails, what’s not to like?
We’ll be back.