Potlatch State Park

A state park with 5,700-feet of saltwater shoreline on Hood Canal. The park is home to a variety of activities and adventures, from picnicking, beach-going, boating and shellfish harvesting to interpretive programs for kids. It is named in honor of the potlatch, a gift-giving ceremony of Native American tribes who made their winter villages here.

park amenities

  • One reservable picnic shelter
  • Several unsheltered picnic tables
  • One Amphitheater
  • Six fire circles
  • Camping: 38 tent spaces, 35 utility spaces, one dump station,
  • Restrooms: one restroom in the day-use area, and two restrooms with showers in the camping area
  • Five moorage buoys

park activities

  • Boating
  • Clamming
  • Crabbing
  • Oyster digging
  • Diving
  • Saltwater fishing
  • Beach exploration
  • Bird watching
  • Kite flying
  • Sailboarding
  • Summer programs in  the amphitheater and Junior Ranger activities sponsored by the park.

Information for Leaders

The Mountaineers has a commercial use permit with Washington State Parks for all free and fee-based outings at state parks. Leaders should carry a print or digital copy of our  commercial use permit to show rangers they may encounter.

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