Triton Cove

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Are you the type to start a road trip at 4 a.m., crossing fingers for a fabulous sunrise? Time your departure for an early stop at Triton Cove State Park on your drive up or down Hood Canal.

Known for dramatic daybreaks on clear mornings, this tiny day-use park is quieter than its northern neighbor, Dosewallips State Park. Triton Cove's well-maintained, ADA-accessible boat launch also makes this a prime spot for in-season fishing and crabbing – and you can fish all day long.

Even if you don't have a boat or a car, Triton Cove is accessible locally by public transportation, as Mason Transit Authority and Jefferson County Transit stop here.

Park features

Triton Cove State Park is a 30-acre day-use park with 555 feet of saltwater shore on Hood Canal.

Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.

  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. History
  4. Maps

Picnic & day-use facilities

There are three unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served. A vault toilet is on the premises.


Water activities & features

  • 100 feet of dock
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Crabbing
  • Diving
  • Fishing (saltwater)
  • Oysters
  • Personal watercraft use

Other activities

  • Bird watching

Additional information