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Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas Region
Belfair State Park
BELFAIR STATE PARK
BELFAIR STATE PARK
3151 NE State Route 300
Belfair, Washington   98528

Reservations: 888-226-7688
Belfair State Park is a 63-acre, year-round camping park on 3,720 feet of saltwater shoreline at the southern end of Hood Canal in western Washington. It is noted for its saltwater tide flats, wetlands with wind-blown beach grasses and pleasant areas for beach walking and saltwater swimming. The park features swimming, wading, shellfish harvesting, over 3,000 feet of freshwater shoreline and 3,700 feet of saltwater shoreline on Hood Canal.

Park hours/updates:

Summer: 6:30 a.m. to dusk Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk.

The park is open year round for camping and day use.

Camping:Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.Check-out time, 1 p.m.Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
Nature of the Area
WildlifeMammals Birds Fish & Sea Life. Deer or Elk. Muskrats. Otters. Raccoons. Squirrels . Crows or Ravens. Ducks. Eagles. Geese. Gulls. Herons. Hummingbirds. Jays. Ospreys. Pheasants. Woodpeckers . Clams. Crabs. Mussels. Oysters. Sea Birds. Shellfish. Salmon. Steelhead. Sturgeon. Trout

Environmental FeaturesPhysical Features Plant Life SpecialThe park has primarily coniferous forest and marshlands on Hood Canal, with streams, tidelands and wetlands. . Cedar. Douglas Fir. Hemlock. Alder. Apple. Ash. Cherry. Maple. Daisy. Rhododendron. Rose. Berries. Eel Grass. Ferns. Moss or Lichens
History of the Area
Long ago the site was a central meeting place for generations of Indians. The Skokomish tribe used the area as a campsite and for gathering shellfish. The area was later used as a log dump before officially becoming a state park in 1952. The park is named for the town of Belfair.
Camping
The park has 137 standard tent sites, 47 utility sites, four restrooms (two ADA), eight showers (two ADA) and one dump station. The park has three camp loops.

The main loop is open year-round and has 19 full hookup utility sites and 46 standard sites. Maximum site length is 60 feet (may have limited availability).

The beach loop is open year round and has 28 full hookup utility sites and 16 standard sites. Maximum site length is 60 feet (may have limited availability).

The tree loop, open mid-May through mid-September, has 74 standard sites. Tree loop has a size restriction and cannot accommodate trailers over 18 feet or motor homes over 25 feet.
Boats and RVs
Leavenworth Outfitters.com Outdoor Center - Leavenworth, WABoat Rentals
We want to share the nature and adventure of river rafting, kayaking, cross country skiing and snoeshoeing in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State with our honored guests.
94 miles from park*


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Picnicking
The park has a kitchen shelter with no electricity, available first-come, first-served. The park has two sheltered and 130 unsheltered picnic tables. Braziers and ADA picnic tables are available. The day-use area is very level and has ADA restroom facilities and beach access. There is a large playing field for sports, and a play area for children is nearby.
Nature Programs
The park offers interpretive displays on shellfish, water quality and the life cycle of salmon.
Area Attractions
Water Activities Other . Fishing (freshwater). Fishing (saltwater). Swimming (saltwater). Clamming. Crabbing. Oysters . 1 Badminton area. Beachcombing. Bird Watching. 2 Fire Circles. 2 Horseshoe pits. 2 Volleyball Fields



One multi-purpose grass area may be used for softball, soccer or football. The park is situated on the warm saltwater beaches of Hood Canal. A bathhouse is nearby. An open field near Hood Canal is popular for kite flying.

A state fishing license is required to fish Big Mission and Little Mission creeks, and a state saltwater license is is required for craband oyster harvesting and fishing. The area is currently closed to clam harvesting because of pollution.

The Department of Natural Resources Tahuya Multiple Use Area is nearby, with trails for motorcycles, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and off-road vehicles. There are several golf courses in the area.

Gathering firewood is not allowed, but firewood is for sale in the park.
Things To Do in the Area
Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival - Rollingbay, WAArts/Cultural/Drama
Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival is a family-focused music event organized by volunteers. The festival brings diverse music to the community, raising funds for local charities, this year PAWs of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap.
Web Site: BainbridgeBluegrass.org
21.3 miles from park*
Leavenworth Outfitters.com Outdoor Center - Leavenworth, WAFamily Outting
We want to share the nature and adventure of river rafting, kayaking, cross country skiing and snoeshoeing in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State with our honored guests.
Web Site: leavenworthoutfitters.com
94 miles from park*
Gig Harbor Rent-A-Boat Charters, LLC - Gig Harbor, WABoating
Take command and be the Skipper Rent one of our Larson powerboats by the hour or the entire day. Take in the scenery or zip around the sound in a speedboat, deck boat, or cruiser. If you don't have the need for speed rent one of our Kayaks, Canoes or Pedal Boats. You can enjoy the scenery at your pace. Whatever your desire may be here at Gig Harbor you will make memories that will last a lifetime.
Web Site: gigharborrentaboat.com
14.9 miles from park*
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
November 12 another fav by Jim&Jenni B.
March 26 My old home stead by o.albro
I visited Belfair State Park in July 2011. I brought my grandchildren to see the site where I grew up as a small chld at end of world war II. I fondly remmber brining water to our house in 5 gallon mike cans from Big Mssion Creek, gathering oysters and clams from the beach, and getting caught by the game warden attempting to gaff salmon in Big Mission Creek. Life was good. The park today is a great place for families.
December 18 Beautiful park well maintained by We
Great view of Hoods Canal. Some of the site are a little small.
July 5 beautiful by jodi
A great park. We just spent 10 days on the water. Perfection. We did loose our mainecoon kitty on the 4th of july. If you were there this weekend and saw him please let the rangers or camp host know. i am heart broken. he is an indoor cat. Everyone at the park that heard about our cat jumped in on the search with no luck. I love the park because its clean and have never had a bad experience in the 5 years we have been visiting. Hopefully we will find our baby Joey.
July 5 Scenic, spots are close together by kittylove
We just stayed there during July 4th weekend, it was very crowded, lots of noisy kids. The spaces on the main and tree loop are very close together with no privacy. Spots next to highway are very loud with traffic noise. Lots of trees and very well shaded. Beach loop has no trees, close together, but great view. Nice stream for kids to play in, nice little park. Restrooms by beach loop are very clean, interior restrooms not so. Our kids 3 and 6 had a good time walking in the tide waters (and mud)looking for creatures, and playground. Close to town for grocery run or dinner out.
May 17 #3 out of 10 by Sleepy
Noisy, Highway noise, serves as a staging area for Tahuya Forest ORV users, some Dirt bike noise, plus loud kids, If you are seeking quiet and solitude, look for different park. Overall: nice, clean, well maintained.
April 24 peace by Bill JERN IGAN
We are very happy at this park, when we can get a space. Everything you have here is wonderful.
March 13 very nice to walk
I love taking my dog to walk at the Belfair State Park. Particularly because there is not a leash law in Mason County. Its very nice to have a place to walk with him. The scenery is always very peaceful and relaxing. I like that they have a new playground as well that will get a lot of use in the summer. It is nicer to go on a sunny day because it is less muddy.
February 9 Nice in early spring
The tree loop has tall trees. Some 100 feet or more. The day has a great view of the Hoods Cannal.
August 28 by crittermom
convenient to everything it offers..spaces close together, but still somewhat nice


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Directions
Located three miles west of Belfair, Wash. in Mason County.

Park address:3151 NE State Route 300Belfair, WA 98528

From I-5 in Tacoma:Take SR 16 west across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and travel approximately 27 miles toward Bremerton and Belfair. After the Port Orchard exits, the highway merges into three lanes. Exit from the left lane to Belfair on SR 3 south. Turn left at the traffic signal and take SR 3 south approximately eight miles to Belfair. Turn right at the signal just after Safeway and follow SR 300 approximately three miles to park entrance.

From Bremerton and the Bremerton-Seattle ferry:Take Hwy. 304 to Hwy. 3 south, approximately 15 miles, to Belfair. Turn right at the signal just after the Safeway, and follow SR 300 approximately three miles to park entrance.

From I-5 in Olympia:Take Hwy. 8 west approximately six miles to Hwy. 101 north, and follow Hwy. 101 11 miles to Shelton. In Shelton, exit at sign marking Hwy. 3 north and proceed 26 miles to Belfair. Turn left at the signal next to Safeway, and follow SR 300 approximately three miles to park entrance.

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