DescriptionFounded in 1889, Eatonville was named for pioneer settler Thomas C. Van Eaton. Large-scale milling began after the railroad arrived in 1904, and the town became an important lumbering center. Pack Forest, 3 miles southwest of town on SR 7, is a 4,300-acre tract used by the University of Washington's College of Forest Resources to discover, teach and demonstrate concepts of sustainable forestry. There are more than a dozen miles of multiuse trails. The 1927 log Gatehouse displays a section of Douglas fir cut in 1933 that measures nearly 10 feet in diameter; phone (253) 692-4160.
Things to SeeNorthwest Trek Wildlife Park