Burn Ban - Level 1

Fires allowed in all designated fire pits and grills. Propane and gas grills allowed.

General

Start Date:

The dump station will be closed and campground water will be off due to freezing temperatures. Water will be turned off January 10th.  Winter water supply can be found at the Park Office or restrooms. 

 

 

Scenic Beach shoreline on hood canal with view of Olympic mountains
Scenic Beach Emel house wedding venue
Scenic Beach gazebo view of hood canal wedding venue
Scenic Beach Emel house front view wedding venue
Scenic Beach picnic shelter near forests

Scenic Beach State Park

9596 Scenic Beach Rd NW, Seabeck, WA 98380

Picturesque Scenic Beach has stunning views of the toothy Olympic Mountain range. Enjoy groomed trails through the forest and admire native rhododendrons in season. Stroll along the beach and past the historic Emel House, a popular wedding destination.

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas
  • Horses not Allowed

Metal detecting

Metal detecting requires registration and is allowed in designated park areas.  

Fishing and shellfish harvesting

A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting. Regulation and seasonal information for fishing and shellfish harvesting cam be found on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website.

Shellfish harvesting

Clamming and oyster harvesting is closed until further notice due to the decline of shellfish populations in this area.

Activities

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Beach Exploration

Winter Camping

Biking

Bird Watching

Fishing

Geocaching

Hiking, Walking, Rolling and Running

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Kayaking

Metal Detecting

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Paddleboarding

Scuba Diving

Swimming

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Windsurfing

Amenities

Automated Pay Station

Drinking Water

Fire Pit

Park Ranger Station

Restrooms

Showers

Trash Service

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Firewood

Kitchen Shelter

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Tables

Accessible Parking

Parking

Trailer Dump

Horseshoe Pits

Playgrounds

Hiking Trails

Park features

Field

Forest

Mountain View

Rocky Beach

Saltwater

Viewpoint

Wildlife Viewing

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas
  • Horses not Allowed

Metal detecting

Metal detecting requires registration and is allowed in designated park areas.  

Fishing and shellfish harvesting

A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting. Regulation and seasonal information for fishing and shellfish harvesting cam be found on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website.

Shellfish harvesting

Clamming and oyster harvesting is closed until further notice due to the decline of shellfish populations in this area.

Map & visitor guide

47.649214, -122.84559

Camping

This park has 50 standard campsites available for reservation, two hiker/biker sites, one dump station, two restrooms and four showers. Sites 1-25 are available for reservations year-round. Sites 26-50 are closed for winter season from Nov. 1 – March 31.

Group camp accommodations

The park has a group camp area for tents only. It can accommodate up to 40 people and 10 vehicles. This primitive area has a covered picnic shelter, a vault toilet, fire pits and a water spigot.

Day use and facilities

The park offers one kitchen shelter with electricity: available for reservation, six sheltered, and 60 unsheltered picnic tables.

Event and wedding rentals

The Vintage Emel House, built in 1911, is a charming day use facility ideal for weddings, reunions, and company events. View more information about the Emel House visit and make a reservation online. Reservations can be made up to nine months in advance from the booking date.

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

Boating

A watercraft launch is 0.5 miles east of the park at Misery Point. It is managed by the Washington Department Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and a Discover Pass or WDFW vehicle access pass is required.