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Jarrell Cove State Park - Harstine Island

Olympic Peninsula


Olympic Peninsula -- Kitsap Peninsula
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1.5 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 200 ft.
Highest Point: 175 ft.


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Accessible only by bridge or by boat, Jarrell Cove State Park administers several small recreation areas, including Harstine Island, McMicken Island, Stretch Point, Eagle Island and Hope Island. Harstine Island is a day-use property with beach access via a half-mile trail; the other areas area all only accessible by boat. 

The park on Harstine Island is a water-lovers paradise, where you can swim and dive, then dry off and head back to your campsite. There is also an amphitheatre and a sports field, making this location a great option for a weekend with family.


Jarrell Cove State Park - Harstine Island

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Co-ordinates: 47.2303, -122.8836 Open map in new window


Olympic Peninsula -- Kitsap Peninsula

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Day Hiking: Olympic Peninsula (Romano - Mountaineers Books)

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Getting There

From Shelton, drive State Route 3 east for 11 miles. Turn right on Pickering Road, following sign for "Harstine Island and Jarrell Cove SP". Bear left, cross Harstine Island Bridge, and come to a T junction. Go left on North Harstine Island drive and in 3 miles come to a four way junction. Turn right onto East Harstine Island Road North and in 1 mile turn left on Yates Road. Following this dirt road for 1 mile to the park entrance on the the right. The trailhead is .25 mile farther.

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