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.  Come during low tide and you'll see starfish, sea cucumbers, crabs, sea anemones, and urchins among the plentiful sea life on display.  Many of these tide pools are located at the Tongue Point Marine Life Sanctuary (which is underwater at high tide). 

Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and interests can enjoy camping, hiking, beachcombing, diving, and many other activities.  Birdwatchers can spot rhinoceros auklets or black oystercatchers, and bald eagles can be found year round.

There are 92 campsites, including 39 utility sites, 2 restrooms with showers), hiking trails, playground, baseball field, dump station, reservable picnic shelter, 5 shoreline access points, a marine sanctuary, and basketball, volleyball, and horseshoe courts. Salt Creek was voted the "Best Campground for Clallam County" by the readers of the Peninsula Daily News in 2006.

Take Scenic highway 112 towards Joyce, turn right on Camp Hayden Road.

Summer: 7 a.m. until dusk Winter: 7 a.m. until dusk.
Please contact the park for exact gate hours.

The park is open year-round for camping and day use. Some campsites are closed in the winter.

For more information call 360-928-3441

Location

Salt Creek Recreation Area
Camp Hayden Road
Port Angeles, WA
United States
48° 8' 12.6744" N, 123° 40' 47.7732" W
Salt Creek Recreation Area
Camp Hayden Road
Port Angeles, WA
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