Kitsap County Parks

​Our Mission: "We are committed to providing quality-of-life enhancing opportunities through the management of natural areas and stewardship, and offering an outstanding service-oriented environment."​

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede August 21-25, 2019
Come celebrate over 60 years of Rides, Ribbons & Rodeo at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds during the annual Kitsap County Fair & Stampede taking place August 21-25, 2019. In celebration enjoy 5 days of Free Fair Admission. Free admission applies to entry into the fair and concerts. The PRCA, Xtreme Bulls, Destruction Derby and Carnival Rides will require paid admission.

Buy tickets ONLINE for the Destruction Derby. Check out the entertainment and find out what's new this year by visiting www.TheBigCountyFair.com

Click on the links below get your free Fair app today! 
Download on the App Store
Download on Google Play

​LONG LAKE SWIMMING AREA CLOSED
Long Lake

August 21, 2019 - The Kitsap Public Health District has temporarily closed the Long Lake swimming areas due to e.coli. The public is advised to avoid all contact with the water until further notice. Updates will be posted to the website. For public health advisories visit the Kitsap Public Health District here.

COULTER CREEK HERITAGE PARK
Coulter Creek Heritage ParkThe Parks Department has prepared a draft Resource Management Plan for Coulter Creek Heritage Park. The draft will serve as a foundation and reference for upcoming community meetings, beginning Fall 2019. After community review and comments, the Plan will be presented to the Kitsap County Parks Advisory Board, with an anticipated adoption early 2020. Click Here to view the Draft Coulter Creek Heritage Park Resource Management Plan

NORTH KITSAP HERITAGE PARK DRAFT STEWARDSHIP PLAN & PUBLIC COMMENT FORM

North Kitsap Heritage Park

The North Kitsap Heritage Park Stewards presented a draft Stewardship Plan to the County Parks Advisory Board on May 15th meeting. Click here to view the Draft NKHP Stewardship Plan. Comments can be made by filling out our Public Comment Form here. To see the press release click here.

CHICO SALMON PARK TO CLOSE UNTIL OCTOBER 2020

Chico Salmon ParkBeginning April 29, 2019 the Chico Salmon Park will be closed until October 2020 for a bridge project.  Kitsap County Public Works, in partnership with the Suquamish Tribe, will construct a new bridge on Golf Club Hill Road at the Chico Creek crossing to replace the existing box culvert to restore natural habitat and enhance fish migration. The project is scheduled to be completed October 2020. During the period of construction, the adjacent Chico Salmon County Park, located at 3150 Chico Way NW, will be closed for the duration of the project. Click here for full press release.

HARPER PARK ESTUARY RESTORATION & PARK PLANNING

Harper Park ViewBecome a member of the stewardship group! A community focused group that will meet regularly to discuss, plan, and facilitate stewardship efforts out at Harper Park. Click here to view the informational flyer. For updates visit www.westsoundwatersheds.org.

KITSAP COUNTY FAIR & STAMPEDE LONG-TERM
SUSTAINABILITY STUDY

The Big County Fair - Kitsap County Fair & StampedeA study was done to evaluate the long-term sustainability of the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede. Below are the reports done by the consulting firms. Presentation , Appendix with Exhibits and Final Report

NEW BUCK LAKE PARK PLAYGROUND NOW OPEN
Buck Lake
The new playground is now open to the public as of Tuesday, August 6, 2019.


Director: Jim Dunwiddie

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(closed on Weekends & Holidays)

Phone: 360.337.5350
Fax: 360.337.5385
Email: parks@co.kitsap.wa.us 

Office Location: 1195 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton, WA 98311

Mailing Address: 614 Division St MS-1,
Port Orchard, WA 98366 

Athletic Fields Rain Line: 360.337.5350 ext. 6

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UPCOMING ADVISORY MEETINGS

Park Advisory Board Meetings
September 18th at 6 p.m.     
Island Lake Community Building - 1087 NW Island Lake Rd, Poulsbo  

Fair & Rodeo Advisory Board Meetings
September 11th at 6 p.m.     
Eagle's Nest - 1195 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton   

FACILITY RENTALS
Are you looking for a place to hold a meeting, wedding, birthday party or special event? We have facilities suitable for small and large events. We also have athletic facilities available.  Check out our facilities here.


EVENTS

Looking for something to do? Check out upcoming Events here.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES

Are you looking for ways to help improve our public parks and facilities? Contact us! For more information please contact our office at 360.337.5353 or parks@co.kitsap.wa.us

Kitsap County Parks Foundation

​The Kitsap County Parks Foundation provides an opportunity for those interested in donating money towards the betterment of the County parks. Donations, either general or project specific, will help improve the quality of your parks and enhance visitor experiences.

Thank you for considering a donation to the Kitsap County Parks Foundation. If you wish to support the parks in other ways please visit the volunteer link to see what opportunities may be available.