SHINE TIDELANDS STATE PARK
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.
Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.Winter: Closes October 30 reopens March 26.
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
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.
Available in the area? Auto repair? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Gifts? Golf? Groceries? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Propane? White gas? Wood? Swimming
Most services are available within a few miles of park. Camping and hookups are at Kitsap Memorial, five miles away.
The park allows for primitive hand-launching of personal watercraft. There is no fee.