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Goldendale[1] is a city in the Columbia River Plateau region of Washington. It is the county seat of Klickitat County.

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  • Goldendale Observatory State Park, [2]. A publicly-available observatory on the hills overlooking Goldendale.  edit
  • Maryhill Museum of Art, 35 Maryhill Museum Drive, +1-509-773-3733 (, fax: +1-509-773-6138), [3]. 09-17h daily, March 15- November 15. Converted mansion of Quaker entrepreneur Sam Hill. Serves as a nature conservancy as well as art museum. $7.  edit
  • Stonehenge Memorial, (6 km (4 miles) east of Maryhill Museum on SR 14), [4]. A full-scale replica of Stonehenge in England, built by a Quaker pacifist as a memorial to the local dead of World War I. free, donations appreciated.  edit
  • Brooks Memorial State Park, (13 miles north of Goldendale, Wash., in the Simcoe Mountains.), [5]. 06:30h to dusk (summer), 08:00h to dusk (winter), open year-round. A 700-acre camping park in the pine trees of the Simcoe mountains, south of the Yakima valley.  edit

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  • Maryhill Loops Road This road, owned by the Museum of Art, is open publicly for non-motorized traffic. While it is best known among downhill skateboarders for its steepness, smooth pavement, and lack of traffic, it is also popular for cycling and roller skating. Walking along the road, with it's steep grade and many curves, offers a workout and excellent views of the Columbia River Gorge. Watch out for people coming down the hill, however, as skateboarders have reported speeds in excess of 50mph.

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