Wetlands, pebble beaches, tidal flats and salmon runs are the stuff that Puget Sound’s made of. You will find those features and more at Belfair State Park.
Located on Hood Canal between Shelton and Bremerton, the park’s gentle breezes offer ideal conditions for kite-flying, windsurfing and kicking back on a warm summer day. Anglers can choose from fresh and saltwater fishing, and kayakers can push off onto the Cascadia Marine Trail and explore the Puget Sound waterways.
Regular summer interpretive programs, grass fields, warm waters and a playground will occupy the shortest attention spans, and the park’s cozy cabins ensure a mellow evening time.
Those who have tents or RVs will find ample camping, but during the summer, you won’t have the park to yourself. Whether you’re a solo canoeist out for a paddle or a family of four in a camper, you’re sure to make new friends and memories at Belfair State Park.
Belfair State Park is a 65-acre, year-round camping park on 3,720 feet of saltwater shoreline at the southern end of Hood Canal in western Washington.
Picnic & Day-Use Facilities
The park has two picnic shelters with no electricity, available first come, first served. Groups of 50 people or more need to contact the park at (360) 275-0668 about group accommodations and activities.
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. The warm waters and fine gravel beaches of this Hood Canal park are ideally suited for swimming, snorkeling, wind surfing, kayaking, and other water activities.
Activities Water Activities & Features
Other Activities & Features
Two fire circles
Two horseshoe pits
Two 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 crab and shellfish harvesting and fishing. Shellfish regulations change periodically, so it is encouraged that you check the most recent updates before collecting shellfish.
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.
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.
The park has 116 standard tent sites, 37 utility sites, three restrooms (two ADA), eight showers (two ADA), and one dump station. The park has three camp loops.
The main loop is open year-round for reservations beginning September 29, 2015 and has 15 full hookup utility sites, 34 standard sites and 3 primitive sites. Maximum site length is 60-feet (limited availability). There are 4 cabins in the main loop. Each cabin is furnished with a queen-size futon, bunk bed that sleeps three, table with four chairs and small end table. Each cabin can accommodate up to 5 guests. Outside is a picnic table and fire pit with grate. Bathrooms and showers are nearby. All cabins are air conditioned and heated, but visitors should take along blankets and warm clothing as evenings can be cool. Pets are only allowed in cabin C-1 with a $15 per night pet fee.
The beach loop, is open year-around for reservations beginning September 29, 2015, has 28 full hookup utility sites and 17 standard sites. Maximum site length is 60-feet (limited availability).
The tree loop, open May 15 through end of September 15, for reservations has 56 campsites. Tree loop has a vehicle size restriction and cannot accommodate RV's over 18-feet including trailers and motor homes. Important: Only one vehicle allowed at the campsite. All other vehicles must park in overflow parking areas provided.
The park has one campsite that is part of the Cascadia Marine Trail. It is available to wind/human powered beachable watercraft on a first-come, first-served basis. The site has picnic table and a fire ring.
Reservations & Fees
Reservations can be made online or by calling 888-CAMPOUT (888-226-7688). For fee information, check out our camping rates page.