- TripBuzz found 16 things to do with kids in or near Castle Rock, Washington, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Longview and Amboy.
- From Johnston Ridge Observatory to Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, the Castle Rock area offers 40 different types of family activities, including: Visitor Centers, Observatories & Planetariums, Scenic Drives and Parks.
- Near Mount St. Helens, Castle Rock is a popular vacation destination. A short drive from Longview, it features an historical downtown district with a variety of specialty shops including antique dealerships. Also home to Spirit Lake Recreation Area, the community further provides for an array of outdoor sports and activities such as bird and wildlife watching.
A movie theater with IMAX 3D and RPX auditoriums, Regal Cascade Stadium 16 IMAX & RPX displays first-run movies using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, mobile ticketing, reserved seats, a game room and a snack bar.
Hondo Dog Park, Hillsboro's first dog park, is named after a police dog who died in the line of duty. The park features a fire hydrant memorial in addition to many other amenities such as drinking fountains, winter shelters and separate areas for small and large dogs.
At Hillsboro Stadium, visitors can watch practice and community events for lacrosse, football, soccer, and more. Surrounding the stadium are other sports fields like a softball complex, as well as a wood chip playground.
Operated by the City of Lacey, the eight acre Lakepointe Park features tennis courts, basketball and pickleball courts, baseball, softball, and soccer fields, and basketball courts. The park also has picnic areas, playgrounds, and a gated toddler area.
There are 42 state-of-the-art lanes, a full arcade and, pool and shuffle board tables in the bar along with multiple big screen TVs for watching the game. Their kitchen serves a large menu of options to fit most tastes.