Dosewallips State Park

Dosewallips State Park is a 1011 acre, year-round camping park with 5 miles of shoreline on Hood Canal and the Dosewallips River. The park is unique in that it offers both freshwater and saltwater activities. All camp areas are grassy and located in scenic, rustic settings.
  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. History
  5. Maps

ADA Amenities/Facilities

  • Campground
  • Restroom

Picnic & Day-Use Facilities

The park provides one kitchen shelter without electricity and six sheltered picnic tables. There are braziers and restrooms. Picnic shelters are reservable.



  • 5 miles of hiking trails

Water Activities & Features

  • Clamming
  • Crabbing
  • Freshwater boating
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Oysters
  • Saltwater boating
  • Saltwater fishing

Other Activities & Features

  • Amphitheater
  • Beach exploration
  • Bird watching
  • Two horseshoe pits
  • Wildlife viewing

Interpretive Opportunities

In summer months, campfire programs are conducted on most weekends.

Additional Information

  • There is a wildlife viewing platform, and vast areas are open for field sports.
  • Freshwater activities are nearby on the banks of the Dosewallips River, and saltwater activities can be found on nearby Hood Canal.
  • 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.