Local Parks & Recreation



Scenic Beach State Park

9565 Scenic Beach Rd NW

Seabeck, WA 98380


Scenic Beach State Park, near Seabeck, is a camping park with 1,500 feet of saltwater beachfront on Hood Canal. The park is known for its wild, native rhododendrons and stunning, clear-day views of Hood Canal and the Olympic Mountains. The park is ideal for those who appreciate outstanding natural venues for outdoor activities. The park features beautiful views of Hood Canal and the Olympic Mountains, flowers of wild rhododendrons in spring, and a rocky beach where oysters may be harvested in season.


Anderson Landing Trail

Silverdale, WA 98383


Open during daylight hours ONLY.

Horses and pets are not allowed on athletic fields, playgrounds, picnic sites and swimming beaches.Pets must be kept on leashes and owners must clean up after their pets. Stay on designated trails. Trash and garbage must be placed in appropriate containers. Where receptacles are not available, guest must pack in and pack out all waste. Motorized vehicles must remain in designated parking areas. Overnight parking is not allowed. Intoxicating beverages are prohibited. Golf, paint ball, fireworks, radio controlled aircraft, camping, overnight parking, bounce houses and fires prohibited.  No pets, bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, skates or private vehicles are allowed on any County Athletic Field at any time


Clear Creek Trail

Interpretive Center

9641 Levin Road

Silverdale, WA 98383


Five miles of scenic trail winds through Silverdale's urban areas along Clear Creek. Salmon are visible during spawning season and the area is great for bird watching or just getting away from it all!


Fay Bainbridge State Park

15446 Sunrise DR NE

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110


17-acre marine camping park with 1,420 feet of saltwatershoreline on the northeast corner of Bainbridge Island. The park offers sweeping views of Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains and two volcanoes. On clear days, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker make a pretty picture for beachgoers. The park features a variety of water activities.


Guillemot Cove Nature Reserve

19235 Stavis Bay Road NW

Seabeck, WA 98380


This natural area provides you with great views of the Olympic Mountains, a beach to explore and great bird watching. There are trails to follow through the woods, or visit the stump house. Watch the salmon swim up Boyce Creek. Picnic on the deck of the old beach house. Volunteers are needed to maintain the trails, improve the riparian habitat, and participate in other improvement projects.


Tawnoh State Park

12190 E Hwy 106
Union, WA 98592
Tawnoh State Park is a 182- acre marine, camping park with 3,167 feet of saltwater shoreline on Hood Canal. The name of the park derives from the Native American Twana tribes, better known as the Skokomish, who made their home in the area. The park is situated on one of the warmest saltwater beaches in the state. This is because Hood Canal is one of the warmest saltwater bodies in Puget Sound. Wading, swimming and oyster and crab harvesting are immensely popular.