Things to do

Northeast Mason County Parks

 

Explore the parks in Mason County!

Mason County & Hood Canal host a variety of parks & recreational facilities to suit every visitor's needs ~ from beach access with shellfish gathering and boat launches to...

Admiralty Audubon Society

Admiralty Audubon Society (AAS) is a chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Port Townsend and the communities of eastern Jefferson County, Washington, bordered by the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north, Admiralty Inlet on the east, Hood...

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...

Around La Push

This drive-to beach is a beautiful spot to enjoy the surf and watch shorebirds, eagles and seals. The 1-1/4 mile trek north to “Hole-in-the-Wall” begins here. On the south side of the river is the Quileute Indian village of La Push...

Bird Watching - Juan de Fuca Scenic Byway

Along the Northwest Coast of the Olympic Peninsula, bird watchers will find a medley of unique and interesting birds. Nesting and playing along the shores are many local and migratory species of birds, such as oystercatchers, phalaropes, marbled...

Bird Watching in the Quilcene, Brinnon and Hood Canal Area

Olympic Peninsula offers exceptional bird watching year round. Our mild winters support large numbers of ocean birds and waterfowl. The spring and fall migrations offer great diversity in species. Summer residents are numerous and varied due to a...

Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #1

Bird Watchers View #1:

  • Go to Highway 19 from 104, (for more information stop at Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitors Center at Highway 19 and 104 Highway junction for map and Trumpeter Swans current location)
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Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #2

Watchers View #2

  • From View #1 ( Tour #1 ) return to Oak Bay Road, turn right and continue north .5 miles to Indian...
Birding on the Olympic Peninsula Tour #3

Watchers View #3: 

  • From View #2 ( map and directions)return to highway and turn right towards Marrowstone Island and...
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...