Things to do

Sailing and Boating

The Strait of Juan de Fuca is a challenging and exhilarating sailing experience. There is a strong heritage of Wooden Ship Building here, with a major festival and school in Port Townsend.

Bustling Port Angeles Harbor offers protection for...

Port Williams Beach Is a Hidden Gem

Port Williams is a great beach for families, lovers, birdwatchers, dog lovers and kayakers. Usually, overlooked, it is seldom busy except for the birds. Be sure to keep an eye out for an elk herd along the way.

Port Williams official name...

Wooden Boat Foundation

At the heart of Port Townsend's Victorian seaport, this non-profit community organization works to preserve and celebrate traditional maritime skills and culture through education — providing programs and water classes for adults and youth. The...

Fort Townsend State Park

Fort Townsend State Park is a 367-acre marine camping park featuring 3,960 feet of saltwater shoreline on Port Townsend Bay. The heavily wooded park has a rich military history dating from pioneer days. Resting high on a bluff overlooking Puget...

Fort Flagler State Park

Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic...

Mystery Bay State Park

Mystery Bay State Park on Marrowstone Island is a 10-acre marine park is reachable by car off of Highway 116 or boat. The park features 685 feet of saltwater shoreline on Mystery Bay and offers a spectacular view of the Olympic Mountains.

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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...

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. ...

Fly-in at Sekiu Airport annually in May

Fly over the Swiftsure boat races on the Strait of Juan de Fuca and land at the Sekiu Airport for a brunch and festivities. It happens every May on Memorial Day weekend.