Turn Island

Turn Island State Park is a 35-acre marine camping park with 16,000 feet of shoreline. The island is part of the San Juan National Wildlife Refuge. The island was originally mapped as a point of land on San Juan Island by the Wilkes Expedition in 1841 and was named Point […]

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Tolmie

Tolmie State Park is a 105-acre marine day-use park with 1,800 feet of saltwater shoreline on Puget Sound. This forested park is on Nisqually Beach, a few miles from Olympia, the state’s capital city. The park offers a variety of beachside activities and an underwater park that contains an artificial

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Stuart Island

Stuart Island State Park is an 85-acre marine camping park with 33,030 feet of shoreline. The park is part of the Cascadia Marine Trail and offers camping and moorage at Reed and Prevost harbors. Some campsites are for the exclusive use of those arriving by human- or wind-powered watercraft. The

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Spencer Spit

Spencer Spit State Park is a 138-acre marine and camping park situated on Lopez Island in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The park is named for the lagoon-enclosing sand spit on which it rests. Spencer Spit was homesteaded in the late 1800s by a family named Troxell. It was

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Mystery Bay

This 10-acre marine park is reachable by car or boat. The park features 685 feet of saltwater shoreline on Mystery Bay and offers a spectacular view of the Olympic Mountains. The name “Mystery Bay” derives from smuggling activity on the island during Prohibition days. Transporting booze from Canada was a

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McMicken Island

McMicken Island State Park is an 11.5 acre marine park with 1,661 feet of saltwater shoreline. It is situated in the beautiful South Puget Sound and features a pristine cove to set anchor. Visitors can enjoy the many hiking trails, viewing an active bald eagle nest and shellfish harvesting. The

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Kopachuck

Kopachuck State Park is a 109-acre marine and camping park with 5,600 feet of saltwater shoreline on Henderson Bay. One portion of the park, Cutts Island (or “Deadman’s Island”) is a half mile from shore and reachable only by boat. The park provides scenic views of sunsets, the Olympic Mountains

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Kitsap Memorial

Kitsap Memorial State Park is a 58-acre camping park with 1,797 feet of saltwater shoreline and facilities for group and individual recreation, weddings and overnight stays. The park offers beautiful natural surroundings and sweeping views of Hood Canal. Kitsap County requested the inclusion of “memorial” in the park’s name at

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Jones Island

Jones Island State park is a 188-acre marine camping park with 25,000 feet of saltwater shoreline on the San Jaun channel. The park features a beautiful loop trail down the center of the island then around the western shore. Jones Island was named by the Wilkes Expedition in 1841 in

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