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The day use area is has plenty of parking and picnic facilities.

The day use area is has plenty of parking and picnic facilities.

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Trees with ferns growing out of their trunks.

You'll see moss on the trees and ferns everywhere - even growing out of the trees.

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Covered interpretive panel next to roadway.

There are interpretive panels with maps and historical information about the park.

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Parking alongside picnic shelter

Picnic shelter

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Fireplace visible under picnic shelter roof.

...with fireplace

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Fern lined trail alongside the river.

Hiking trails along the river.

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Kitchen shelter with huge stone contstructed chimney

This is a much larger reservable kitchen shelter.

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Kitchen shelter interior with log beams and many picnic tables.

It features rows of picnic tables, counter space and a BBQ grills.

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Ornate stone fireplace at end of kitchen shelter.

This large shelter also features a huge stone fireplace.

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Mossy tree alongside road.

This park has been restored as it occassionally floods.

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Building constructed mostly of smooth river rock.

The restrooms blend into the environment with river rock construction.

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Bright light between moss covered trees.

Despite all the trees, the day use area still gets plenty of light on sunny days.

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River lined by brush and trees.

The East Fork Satsop River is the main attraction in this park.

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View up river with lots of ripples indicating shallow depth.

Inside Schafer park, the river is relatively shallow and sometimes escapes its banks.

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Rocky beach pushing out into river lined with trees.

There are sections of beach of small river-worn pebbles and rocks.

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Dense tree and shrub growth.

But everywhere you look, you see moss and ferns.

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Close up of ferns growing out of oddly shaped tree trunk.

Here ferns are growing out of a tree bole.

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Many ferns growing all over a tree trunk

A tree wearing a coat of ferns stands outside the camping area.

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Tree lined river with bridge crossing it in the distance.

The bridge over the East Fork Satsop connects the two sides of Schafer Park.

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Looking down on rocky banks and dense brush along flowing river.

View from the bridge

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Angler fishing from rivers edge.

During the winter, anglers fish for steelhead along the river.

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Angler holding up his steelhead catch

Angler and his steelhead catch!

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Road leading back to highway with Satsop nuclear plant towers in background.

Road leading back to highway with Satsop nuclear plant towers in background (these plants were decommissioned and there was never any radiation at this location).

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Schafer

The day use area is has plenty of parking and picnic facilities.

The day use area is has plenty of parking and picnic facilities.



Trees with ferns growing out of their trunks.

You'll see moss on the trees and ferns everywhere - even growing out of the trees.



Covered interpretive panel next to roadway.

There are interpretive panels with maps and historical information about the park.



Parking alongside picnic shelter

Picnic shelter



Fireplace visible under picnic shelter roof.

...with fireplace



Fern lined trail alongside the river.

Hiking trails along the river.



Kitchen shelter with huge stone contstructed chimney

This is a much larger reservable kitchen shelter.



Kitchen shelter interior with log beams and many picnic tables.

It features rows of picnic tables, counter space and a BBQ grills.



Ornate stone fireplace at end of kitchen shelter.

This large shelter also features a huge stone fireplace.



Mossy tree alongside road.

This park has been restored as it occassionally floods.



Building constructed mostly of smooth river rock.

The restrooms blend into the environment with river rock construction.



Bright light between moss covered trees.

Despite all the trees, the day use area still gets plenty of light on sunny days.



River lined by brush and trees.

The East Fork Satsop River is the main attraction in this park.



View up river with lots of ripples indicating shallow depth.

Inside Schafer park, the river is relatively shallow and sometimes escapes its banks.



Rocky beach pushing out into river lined with trees.

There are sections of beach of small river-worn pebbles and rocks.



Dense tree and shrub growth.

But everywhere you look, you see moss and ferns.



Close up of ferns growing out of oddly shaped tree trunk.

Here ferns are growing out of a tree bole.



Many ferns growing all over a tree trunk

A tree wearing a coat of ferns stands outside the camping area.



Tree lined river with bridge crossing it in the distance.

The bridge over the East Fork Satsop connects the two sides of Schafer Park.



Looking down on rocky banks and dense brush along flowing river.

View from the bridge



Angler fishing from rivers edge.

During the winter, anglers fish for steelhead along the river.



Angler holding up his steelhead catch

Angler and his steelhead catch!



Road leading back to highway with Satsop nuclear plant towers in background.

Road leading back to highway with Satsop nuclear plant towers in background (these plants were decommissioned and there was never any radiation at this location).