Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park is a 7,470-acre park with year-round camping at Wanapum recreational area. The park features 27,000 feet of freshwater Shoreline
on the Wanapum Reservoir on the Columbia River. Petrified wood was discovered in the region in the early 1930s, which led to creation of the park as a national historic preserve.Ginkgo Petrified Forest is a registered national natural landmark. It is regarded as one of the most unusual fossil forests in the World
.There is one watercraft launch with two ramps in the park.There are 57 unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served. The park is heavily used during Gorge concert season, and fills early on weekends.