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Blake Island Marine State Park
Are you a boater craving island time? Do you paddle the Puget Sound on your days off? Then we have the perfect island escape.
Accessible only by boat, Blake Island offers a change of pace not far from Seattle. This destination features blue waters, peaceful trails, driftwood-scattered beaches and views of the city and Mt. Rainier.
Once off your boat or kayak, let your boots or bicycle take you down miles of trail to the island's interior, where forest animals and birds make appearances. Or stay near the water and fish, dig for clams in season or go scuba diving. Arriving by human-powered watercraft? Hunker down in one of the Cascadia Marine Trail campsites at the west end of the island for majestic sunsets over the Olympic Mountains.
Whether you're lounging on your vessel or kayaking the Cascadia Marine trail Blake Island will exceed expectations.
Blake Island Marine State Park is a 472-acre, marine camping park with 5 miles of saltwater beach shoreline and approximately 655 acres of saltwater bedland. The park is reachable by personal boat only.
Use our interactive ADA recreation map to search for other state parks with ADA amenities and facilities.
Picnic & day-use facilities
Two picnic shelters with a fire circle are available. No electricity is available. Fires are permitted only in designated fire circles at individual campsites. Barbecue grills are located in the day-use area.
Group Camp Reservations: Year round
Shelter Reservations: Year round
Winter season hours: 9 am - 8 pm
Shoulders and Peak season hours: 9 am - Dusk; call park office for posted dusk times
- 7.5 miles of bike trails
- 8 miles of hiking trails
Water activities & features
- 1,500 feet of moorage
- Fishing (saltwater)
Other activities & features
- Beach exploration
- Bird watching
- Interpretive activities
- Mountain biking
- Fire circles (2 sheltered)
- Horseshoe pits (2)
- Volleyball field
- Wildlife viewing
The history of the Trimble estate appears on a sign at the site of the former Trimble mansion. Blake Island was once the private preserve of the William Pitt Trimble family. Native plants are interpreted in signage on the nature trail.
- Reservations can be made for day-use facilities, group camp and select campsites up to nine months in advance from booking date. To make reservations call (888) 226-7688 or online at Reservation Booking
- Activities must not damage park resources, leave rubbish, decorations or items that may be hazardous to wildlife (examples: confetti, rice, sidewalk chalk, silly string etc.)
- Firewood gathering is not permitted on the island.
- No trash receptacles are available. This park is strictly pack-in / pack-out for all trash.
- All professional filming and photography require a permit. Permits take up to 60 days to process. Click here for more information Film and Photography Permits Information
- 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 and Wildlife.
- Printable park brochure (PDF).
Located in Kitsap County on Puget Sound, Blake Island offers 1,500 feet of moorage dock and 24 mooring buoys. Electrical service is available at the docks for a $6 fee. Trash receptacles are not available. This is a pack in- pack out park.
The boat pump-out is currently closed due to maintenance until further notice. Contact park office for further information.
Moorage fees are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats and buoys from 1 p.m. to 8 a.m. All moorage is first come, first served. Moorage stays are limited to 3 consecutive nights only. Boats larger than 45ft are not permitted to moor at buoys and are required to use docks. Two south-end buoys are restricted to boats up to 36ft; limits for these buoys are marked. There is a one boat, no rafting, restriction on all buoys. Daily and annual permits are available. For full details and rules click here: Moorage Information or by phone at (360) 902-8844.
Latitude: 47D 32' 33" N (47.5425)
Longitude: 122D 28' 56.99" W (-122.4825)
This park offers phone in buoy registration
How it works:
- When you arrive at a buoy, call the phone number on the mooring ball.
- Provide your buoy number and length of stay (3 nights maximum)
- Pay with your credit or debit card or provide your Annual Boat Moorage permit number.
- There is a $4.50 convenience fee to register by phone.
- All buoys are first come, first served and $15 per night.
Boat pumpout - CLOSED
This facility is currently closed due to maintenance issues until further notice. The marina is equipped with an EMP SaniSailor pump-out and a portable dump station which is located on the pump-out float. Access to this pump-out is limited to vessels with a length of no more than 40 feet.
Latitude: 47° 32' 34.81" ( 47.543)
Longitude: 122° 28' 57.08" ( -122.48252)
The campground has 44 standard sites, three Cascadia Marine Trail sites, one marine dump station, four restrooms (one ADA) and one shower area. Selected campsites are available for reservation May 15 - Sept 15. Check reservations for availability and booking. All other campsites are first come, first served and available year round. All campsites in the west campground are restricted to a six person maximum per site. During winter months, the water and restroom maybe closed in the west campground; see alerts. A vault toilet is available. Moorage is not guaranteed for reserved campsites.
- Main Loop sites 1-32 : Available year round; first-come, first-served. Each site in main loop has an 8 person maximum.
- West Loop sites 37-51: Available year round; first-come, first-served. Each site on west end has a 6 person maximum.
Reservation dates: May 15 - Sept 15
- Main Loop reservable sites: 5,6,9,10,11,15,19,21,22,28,29,32
- Westside reservable sites: 41, 45 and 48
All other sites during this time are first-come, first-served.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time is 1 p.m.
Three Cascadia Marine Trail (PDF) sites are located on the west side of the island. These sites are for use by canoers, kayakers and wind powered vessels only. Each west campground site has a six person capacity.
A group camp is available year round for reservations. Group sizes are limited to 50 people.
For fee information, check out our camping rates page.
Services & supplies
T-Shirts, snacks, ice cream, fire logs are available at the park store located in the park office.
Additional park information
- No trash receptacles; all trash is pack in and pack out. You must take all trash with you when you leave the park
- Firewood is not available and gathering of wood at the park is not allowed. Fire logs, charcoal and propane is available at park office. Call park prior to visit to confirm availability.
- Food lockers are available at all sites and are encouraged to be used. This will help reduce local wildlife from entering your site.
- Reservations can be made up to nine months in advance from booking date. Call for reservations at (888) 226-7688 or online at Reservation Booking