Illahee State Park

Illahee State Park is a 75-acre marine camping park with 1,785 feet of saltwater frontage on Port Orchard Bay. The park has plenty of parking space, lots of fresh air, facilities for a number of outdoor activities, and access to a variety of water sports. The park features a veterans' war memorial and the last stand of old-growth timber in Kitsap County. One of the largest yew trees in the nation grows in this park.

Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.

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  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. Maps

ADA Amenities/Facilities

  • Campground
  • Restroom

Picnic & Day-Use Facilities

The park provides four reservable picnic shelters with electricity, plus 90 additional unsheltered picnic sites. To reserve kitchen shelters, call the park at (360) 478-6460. Picnic sites are available first come, first served. Day-use groups of 20 or more are required to register and pay the applicable fees.



  • 0.5 miles of hiking trails

Water Activities & Features

  • 356 feet of moorage
  • 360 feet of dock
  • Boating
  • Clamming
  • Crabbing
  • Diving
  • One boat ramp
  • Oysters
  • Personal watercraft
  • Saltwater fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water skiing

Other Activities & Features

  • Beach exploration
  • Bird watching
  • Softball field
  • Three horseshoe pits
  • Two volleyball fields
  • Wildlife viewing

Interpretive Opportunities

A veterans' war memorial is located in the park. Several interpretive displays are available that explain park features such as stilted trees, a Works Progress Administration-built kitchen shelter, totem garden, yew tree and the pier.

Additional Information

  • The park provides a children's play area.
  • Other activities available include geocaching and metal detecting.
  • 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.