Scenic Beach Emel House Exterior with tree

Scenic Beach Emel House

9565 Scenic Beach Road NW, Seabeck, WA 98380

Scenic Beach Emel House are located in Scenic Beach State Park

The Emel House is a vintage 1911 home set in a beautiful garden with an expansive lawn, charming gazebo and spectacular view of Hood Canal.

Good for

  • Anniversaries
  • Birthday Parties
  • Group Events & Weddings
  • Retreats
  • Reunions
  • Wedding

Rates & fees

Monday – Thursday $507 plus tax per day.

Friday – Sunday $1,014 plus tax per day.

All vehicles must display an annual or day Discover Pass. 

How to reserve

Make a reservation online or call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688. 

You can reserve up to nine months in advance of your date.

Washington State Parks discount passes do not apply to day-use rentals.




Mountain View

Rocky Beach



The Emel House is open from April 1 – October 31. Rental period is from 9 a.m. to one hour prior to dusk.


Kitchen with refrigerator, stove and microwave. Two eight-foot-long tables in dining room. Two dressing rooms and bathroom upstairs, bottom floor has an accessible bathroom.  100 folding chairs are included in rental.

Outside is a gazebo, arbor, country garden and several picnic tables close to the house.

The Emel House can accommodate up to 40 guests and a combined interior/exterior capacity of up to 75 guests.

Additional Information 

Check-in at the welcome center upon arrival. If welcome center is closed, you can purchase Discover Passes at the pay station located in the day use parking area. You can start decorating the space at 9 a.m.

Alcohol is allowed in the Emel House area, not in the general day-use area or beach; kegs are not allowed.  Amplified music is only allowed during wedding ceremonies.

Activities must not damage park facilities or natural environment.  All decorations must be removed after event.  Items that may be hazardous to wildlife (water balloons, confetti, rice, sidewalk chalk, silly string etc.) are not allowed.

Reservation party is responsible for clean-up and on-time departure. All furniture must be moved to original locations prior to departure, including folding chairs.

For catering questions, please contact Scenic Beach State Park.

Professional photography and the use of drones require a permit in all Washington State Parks. For additional information visit our Photography Permits page.