|• 6.5 mi. Hiking Trails||• Boating (saltwater)|
• Fishing (saltwater)
|• 1 Amphitheater|
The park provides ball fields and a children's play area. Bicycles are permitted on some of the hiking trails.
A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife website.
Free days at state parks
: Visit Washington state parks for free. The Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park on ten designated free days in 2013.
The 2013 State Parks free days are as follows:
Jan. 21 – In honor of Martin Luther King Day
March 30 – In honor of Washington State Parks' 100th birthday on March 19
April 27 and 28 – National Parks Week
June 1 – National Trails Day
June 8 and 9 – National Get Outdoors Day and Department of Fish and Wildlife Free Fishing weekend
Aug. 4 – Peak season free day
Sept. 28 – National Public Lands Day
Nov. 9 through 11 – Veteran's Day weekend
Please note: A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife during State Parks free days. For more information, please visit www.discoverpass.wa.gov
|Date/time||Event description||State Park|
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
|Native Plant Appreciation Week – Kala Point Beach: Learn about the interesting beach strands and wildflowers that grow along Olympic Peninsula during a guided interpretive walk. Participants may see chocolate lily, Menzies’ larkspur, desert-parsley, sea blush, thrift and harsh paintbrush. The walk begins at Kala Point Beach and continues through Fort Townsend State Park. At Fort Townsend State Park, visitors have a chance to see special Calypso orchids and parasitic plants. Presented by the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society as part of Native Plant Appreciation Week. For more information about this and other Native Plant Appreciation Week events, visit www.wnps.org/npaw-2013/events.html.
||Kala Point Beach, then to Fort Townsend|
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Buoys lie one mile south of Glenn Cove on the west side of Port Townsend Bay. The nearest launch ramps are at Port Townsend, Fort Flagler, and Hadlock.
are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats and buoys from 1 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Moorage permits are available at parks offering moorage. For information, call (360) 902-8844.
Picnic and Day-use Facilities
Three picnic shelters and 43 picnic tables are available first come, first served. The park also offers a modern replica of the historic 1800's stable, the Friends' Barn is perfect for weddings, family reunions, company gatherings, nature camps, classroom activities and more. Maximum capacity 100 guests.