Kitsap Memorial State Park

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Lovebirds, take heed! Kitsap Memorial State Park on Hood Canal is a popular spot for Washington couples heading to the altar.

The park's quaint Heritage Hall Area hosts all types of weddings and events year round. The venue is often festooned with colors, themes and provides a top-notch beachhead ceremony site. The park's four cabins can be rented as lodging for out-of-town guests and for on-site wedding preparation. Camping and RV sites also are available.

You don't have to be in love to fall in love with Kitsap Memorial. Enjoy the journey over the Hood Canal Bridge, via Highway 3 or travel easily from the Seattle area on the Edmonds-Kingston Ferry. The park offers activities that include fishing on the Hood Canal and two grass playing fields to enjoy many outdoor activities like, frisbee, kite flying and volleyball with family and friends.  Take a break outside and  bring the kids to play  at the large playground and enjoy a picnic by the water.  

Proof that beautiful things come in small packages: this 62-acre park north of Poulsbo serves up inspiring sunset views over the Olympic Mountain range. On warm summer evenings, their peaks are often cast in silhouette by the glowing red sky.

Whether you're planning your big day or looking for a simple day at the beach, this park could be your match.

Park features

Kitsap Memorial State Park is a 62-acre camping park with 1,797 feet of saltwater shoreline.  

Automated pay station: This park is equipped with an automated pay station for visitors to purchase a one-day or annual Discover Pass. Station is located in the day-use area. 

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

ada amenities/facilities/Rentals

  • Campground    
  • Restroom

Use our interactive ADA recreation map to search for other state parks with ADA amenities and facilities.

Picnic & day-use facilities
The park has four covered and 20 uncovered picnic tables. Picnic tables are first come, first served. The park has a 73-car parking capacity. Additional facilities are available by reservation only.

Heritage Area: Log Hall, Caterers Kitchen, Pavilion & Hospitality House package available for reservations year round. 

For More Details:  Rent a Place ; to book click Reservations or by phone at 1-888-CAMP-OUT (1-888-226-7688) 7 days a week from 7am - 8pm. Reservations can be make up to nine months in advance from booking date. 



  • 1.5 miles of hiking trails

Water activities & features

  • Clamming
  • Crabbing
  • Diving
  • Fishing (saltwater)
  • Oyster harvesting
  • Swimming

Other activities & features

  • Beach exploration
  • Bird watching
  • Playground (1)
  • Play fields (2)
  • Volleyball field

Additional information

  • The park has two open grass fields suitable for frisbees, croquet, kite flying and ball tossing.
  • Activities must not damage park resources, leave rubbish, decorations or items that may be hazardous to wildlife   (examples: confetti, rice, sidewalk chalk, silly string etc.)
  • Metal detecting requires registration and is allowed in designated park areas. Metal detecting information click here Metal Detecting Information
  • All professional filming and photography require a permit. Permits take up to 60 days to process. Click here for more information Film and Photography Permit Information
  • A recreational license is required for fishing at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
  • Printable park brochure (PDF).