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Jarrell Cove State Park - Harstine Island

Olympic Peninsula > Kitsap Peninsula
47.2303, -122.8836 Map & Directions
Length
1.5 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
200 feet
Highest Point
175 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Easy
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  • Old growth
  • Coast
  • Good for kids
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Rivers

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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. Continue reading

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Hiking Jarrell Cove State Park - Harstine Island

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

Map & Directions

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Co-ordinates: 47.2303, -122.8836 Open in Google Maps

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

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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Olympic Peninsula > Kitsap Peninsula

Washington State Parks

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Day Hiking: Olympic Peninsula (Romano - Mountaineers Books)

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Jarrell Cove State Park - Harstine Island

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