Things to do

Anderson Lake State Park

Anderson Lake State Park is a remote marine day-use park of cedar, fir and alder forest mixed with freshwater marshes. Surrounded by 410 wooded and wetland acres, the park slopes down to the 70-acre Anderson Lake and abounds with birds and...

Camp David Jr. County Park

Camp David Jr. is an outdoor recreation resident camp located on the north shore of Lake Crescent. This 9.5 acre park is one of the oldest county parks in the state, rich in history. The facilities include a main lodge/kitchen/dining room...

Dungeness Recreation Area

This County Park, with sweeping views of the shipping traffic as they make their way through the Strait of Juan de Fuca, serves as the trailhead for the Dungeness Spit National Wildlife Refuge.  

Dungeness Recreation Area...

Salt Creek Recreation Area

With its stunning views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Victoria BC, Salt Creek Recreation Area is the perfect setting for exploration and discovery.  Salt Creek is home to some of the most exceptional tide pools in the Northwest. ...

History in Jefferson County

 As you and your family stroll the streets of Port Townsend the Jefferson County Historical Society has a number of ways to enjoy the historic tapestry of Port Townsend.  Our central Museum is in the landmark 1892 City Hall building,...

Look for your Family History in Jefferson County

Anyone traveling in Jefferson County, that has family ties in this area, or, an historical interest, should take advantage of the Jefferson County Historical Society Research Center just south of  the junction of Highway 19 and Highway 20....

Military History comes alive at the Commanding Officer's Quarters Museum

This 1904 Home Museum, overlooking the Parade Grounds at Fort Worden, and Port Townsend Bay, reflects the dignity and responsibilities of the Coast Artillery Commanders here.  Charged with the protection of the United States waters from...

Migratory Bird Watchers Tour - Birding

MIGRATORY WATERFOWL WATCHERS TRAIL
Best October through April
North Eastern Jefferson County

These sites are listed are listed as you might arrive in...

It's Time for Tidepooling!

Take time to discover and explore the miniature world of tide pools on the Olympic Peninsula's Pacific coastal and Strait of Juan de Fuca beaches. As breezes blow away the morning mist, you'll discover dozens of fascinating tide...

Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #5

Watcher's View #5:

  • Leave Fort Flagler back south on highway 116,
     
  • On Oak Bay Road turn right.  
     
  • On to Port Hadlock, at stop sign across from QFC supermarket in Hadlock...

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REGIONAL DESTINATIONS WEBSITE LINKS

Want to get local? These community sites are great resources for finding even more information on local happenings, local businesses and places to stay. Take a look at these sites and plan your trip to the Olympic Peninsula!