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Penrose Point State Park

Olympic Peninsula


Olympic Peninsula -- Kitsap Peninsula
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2.5 miles, roundtrip


Gain: 140 ft.
Highest Point: 140 ft.


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Found on the shores of Puget Sound is the marine and camping Penrose Point State Park. The park consists of 237 acres and nearly two miles of shoreline, including Mayo Cove and Carr Inlet.

There are two and a half miles of hiking trails, as well as a self-guided interpretive trail named A Touch of Nature. This 0.2 mile trail was built by Eagle Scouts in 1982 and renovated in 1991 by another troop of Eagle Scouts. 

During low tide, clams and oysters can be found as well as crabs and starfish. Explore the forested trails to find red alder and cedar trees, Pacific madrone, ferns, trillium, big-leaf maple and huckleberries.  


Penrose Point State Park

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 47.2555, -122.7484 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 Tacoma, take WA-16 W over the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to exit 302 West towards Purdy Key Center. Continue on Purdy Dr NW for about a mile then take a left onto WA-302 W and cross the Henderson Bay. Continue for about five miles and stay straight on Key Peninsula Hwy NW. After approximately 5 miles, take a left onto Cornwall Rd SW. Continue for approximately half a mile then take a right at Delano Rd SW and continue for about a mile. Take a left at 158th Ave SW and the entrance for Penrose State Park will be on the left.

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