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Shine Tidelands State Park
SHINE TIDELANDS STATE PARK
SHINE TIDELANDS STATE PARK
202 NE Park St
Poulsbo, Washington   98370

Phone: 360-779-3205
Shine Tidelands State Park is a 13-acre seasonal day-use park with 5,000 feet of tideland along Bywater Bay. At high tide, there is little beach available to the visitor. Low-tide shellfish-harvesting opportunities nearby. Kayaking and windsurfing are popular on the beach.

Park hours/updates:

Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.Winter: Closes October 30 reopens March 26.
Nature of the Area
Wildlife Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life. Coyotes. Deer or Elk. Raccoons. Crows or Ravens. Ducks. Eagles. Geese. Grouse. Gulls. Hawks. Herons. Hummingbirds. Jays. Owls. Pheasants. Quail. Woodpeckers. Wrens. Clams. Crabs. Mussels. Octopuses. Oysters. Scallops. Sea Birds. Sea Cucumbers. Seals. Shrimp. Squid. Starfish. Bullhead. Cod. Perch. Red Snapper. Salmon

Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life . Alder. Eel Grass. Seaweed
History of the Area
Shine Tidelands became part of the State Park system in 1967. The park property was formerly a portion of the Wolfe Property, named after original owners Elmer and Sophia Wolfe.
Boating
The park allows for primitive hand-launching of personal watercraft. There is no fee.
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.
79.6 miles from park*


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Picnicking
The park provides four unsheltered picnic tables, available first-come, first-served. No fires are permitted on the beach or on park property.
Area Attractions
Water Activities Other. Fishing (saltwater). Clamming. Crabbing. Oysters. Beachcombing. Bird Watching. Sailboarding. Wildlife Viewing

No fires are allowed on beach or park property. All Department of Fish & Wildlife rules apply in the park. Check publications for regulations on shellfish gathering.
Things To Do in the Area
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
79.6 miles from park*
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
14.4 miles from park*
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Area Campgrounds

Eagle Tree RV Park
16280 State Highway 305
Poulsboy, WA
360-598-5988


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Directions
Located seven miles south of Port Ludlow, Wash., off of Paradise Bay Rd in Jefferson County.

From Seattle: Take Seattle/Bainbridge Island Ferry to Bainbridge Island, and follow Hwy. 305 east to Hwy. 3. Drive north over Hood Canal Bridge to Paradise Bay Rd., and follow signs to Shine Tidelands.

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