- 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.
Located on Long Beach Peninsula, Cape Disappointment State Park is situated on 1,882 acres and is home to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. The park provides beach access, hiking trails, boat launches, two lighthouses, camping sites and wooded areas.
Leverich Park is a 33-acre park located along Burnt Bridge Creek in Vancouver. The scenic park offers picnic shelters, a disc-golf course, plenty of wide open space for outdoor games and sports, hiking trails and more.
Dizzy Castle is a 10,000 sq ft indoor playground with a castle and pirate ship play structure, dueling air cannons, snake pit, slides, interactive flooring and party rooms. They have a cafe with an espresso menu and ice cream.
Located in urban Vancouver, Esther Short Park is the backdrop for many family friendly events. The park features festivals, live music, and a farmer’s market, as well as a fountain open to children and a historic theatre house.