Pets allowed
Allowed
Guided tours
No
Backcountry camping
No
Lodging
No
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Hundreds of thousands of people pass Louis Rasmussen Day Use Park every day on I-5, and very few ever stop to enjoy the gem of a waterfront park in Kalama, Washington.

Located in the Port of Kalama Recreation Area, the narrow 5-acre park most notably features 0.5 miles of sandy shoreline along the Columbia River, a jogging path connecting the park to the Port of Kalama's 222-slip marina and boat launch, seven picnic shelters, a tennis court, two half-court basketball hoops, and two sand volleyball courts. Beyond its terrestrial features, the park and recreation area are popular access points for fishing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing.

Note: For large group events or to reserve any one of the picnic shelters, call the Port of Kalama at 360.673.2325

 

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

Moderate

Parking Pass

Not Required

Pros

Sandy beach on the Columbia River. Sand volleyball. Picnic shelters.

Cons

Vehicles allowed on beach. Adjacency to freeway.

Features

Flushing toilets
Boat ramp(s)
Potable water
Picnic tables
Covered picnic areas
Tennis
Volleyball
Marina
Playground

Location

Field Guide

Nearby Lodging + Camping

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