Burn Ban Level 3

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Gas/propane self-contained camping stoves and portable gas/propane fire pits allowed. No charcoal or wood fires allowed.

Part of the Park is Closed

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Twanoh boat pumpout is closed until further notice. Repairs needed.

A calm Hood Canal shoreline where the water reflects the pale gray sky and the pines on shore. Dark land rises in the distance.
Twanoh State Park creek with rocky shores.
Twanoh State Park beachfront swimming area.
Boat launch at Twanoh State Park.
Twanoh State Park swing set and play area.

Twanoh State Park

12190 E SR 106 , Union, WA 98592

Built in the classic style of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Twanoh State Park is a 188-acre marine camping park on Hood Canal that features warm saltwater swimming, scenic beauty and abundant shellfish.

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Horses not Allowed

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 website.

Oysters must be shucked on the beach.

Activities

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Beach Exploration

First Day Hike Events

Winter Camping

Bird Watching

Boating

Camping

Fishing

Hiking, Walking, Rolling and Running

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Kayaking

Metal Detecting

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Paddleboarding

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Shellfishing

Swimming

Amenities

Accessible Campsites

Automated Pay Station

Accessible Restrooms

Drinking Water

Fire Pit

Park Ranger Station

Restrooms

Showers

Trash Service

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Boat Ramp

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Buoys

Moorage

Pumpout

Kitchen Shelter

Picnic Tables

Accessible Parking

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Horseshoe Pits

Playgrounds

Tennis Court

Volleyball

Interpretive Opportunities

Hiking Trails

Park features

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Creek

Forest

Freshwater

Rocky Beach

Saltwater

Seasonal Wildflowers

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Waterfall

Wildlife Viewing

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Horses not Allowed

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 website.

Oysters must be shucked on the beach.

Map & visitor guide

47.3749, -122.9738

Picnic and day use

125 uncovered picnic tables are available first-come, first-served. There are two reservable kitchen shelters with electricity and water. One kitchen shelter can accommodate up to 150 people and is reservable Monday-Thursday from May 15 to Sept. 15 and every day the rest of the year. The other kitchen shelter can hold up to 40 people and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Camping

The campground has 25 standard campsites and 22 full hook up sites with a maximum site length of 35 feet (limited availability). Two restrooms and a shower are located nearby. If you arrive by wind- or human-powered watercraft, a primitive campsite is available first-come, first-served as part of the Cascadia Marine Trail.

Gathering firewood is not permitted, but you can purchase packaged firewood from the campground host. 

Boating

This park has one watercraft launch and 100 feet of dock. Make sure you have an annual launch permit or combination of a Discover Pass and daily launch permit. You can purchase a $7 daily launch permit at the park.

The boat launch is located at Latitude: 47° 22' 41.88" N (47.3783) Longitude: 122° 58' 36.83" W (-122.9769).

Moorage

Seven moorage buoys and 200 feet of moorage are available. Moorage fees are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats, and buoys from 1 p.m. to 8 a.m. 

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Moorage is located at Latitude: 47° 22' 48" N (47.38) Longitude: 122° 58' 3" W (-122.9675).

Pumpout

A stationary pumpout is available at the end of the moorage float and is open 24 hours a day year round. The floating docks are removed in the winter.

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The pumpout is located at Latitude: 47° 22' 44.81" N (47.3791) Longitude: 122° 58' 11.28" W (-122.9697).

Water activities

The saltwater beach here is one of the warmest in our state and perfect for swimming. Fishing and shellfish harvesting are also fun ways to enjoy the waters of Hood Canal. 

Sports

Bring your racquets, balls and horseshoes to take advantage of the courts and fields at this park. 

Trails

For a break from the sun, explore 2.5 miles of forested trails that run along a creek.