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Special-Use Area

at Washington State Park

For more information about the special-use area, call the park office at 636-586-5768.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Park Grounds:

  • Sunrise to sunset, year-round.
  • November through March
    The roads to the upper picnic shelter, pool complex, cabins and the river bottoms are closed to vehicles. They are open to foot traffic.

Thunderbird Lodge hours

  • April 1-14
  • April 15-30
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
  • May through October
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday through Thursday
    8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday
  • November through March

Interpretive Center hours

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round.
    Please note there may be times when the office is closed while staff are working in the park.