Kitsap County hosted a ribbon-cutting at the Wildcat Lake County Park Picnic Shelter on June 21 to celebrate the completion of the new structure. Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder, along with Katherine Adams of the Kitsap Tri Babes, welcomed the newest improvements to the 11-acre Wildcat Lake Park, located at 9245 Holly Road NW in Central Kitsap. This picnic shelter project was a collaborative effort with community partners including the Kitsap County Parks Department, the Tri Turtle Babes (a women's group that trains for triathlons), the U.S. Navy and the Northwest Laborers-Employers Training Trust team.
The new shelter is 36 feet x 30 feet in size and includes picnic tables, large barbeque grill, and amazing views of Wildcat Lake. The shelter will be available for public use, seasonally, as a location for neighborhood meetings, summer camps, birthday parties, family events and community gatherings.
Forest Stewardship Planning is well underway for Coulter Creek Heritage Park. This is a 1200 acre park west of Port Orchard bordered by SW Lake Flora Road and Sunnyslope Road SW. This plan includes an assessment of the tree data that was collected and provides science-based recommendations for the ecological restoration of this forested park.
The goals are to enhance forest tree health, promote greater plant diversity and improve wildlife habitat. Everyone is encouraged to read the draft plan and provide comments via email to Arno Bergstrom, Kitsap County Community Forester at
Check out the Forest Stewardship Plan and make sure to visit the
Kitsap County Community Forester page for more information.
Please click the link to access the 2018 PROS Plan, that was adopted by Kitsap County Board of Commissioners
on Monday, February 26, 2018.
2018 PROS Plan
For more information
check out the 2018 PROS Plan page.
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: 360.337.5350Fax: 360.337.5385Email:
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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SWIMMING AREAS CLOSEDAs of July 11th the Kitsap Public Health District has closed Long Lake due to blue-green algae and Island Lake due to high levels of E.coli. For the full public notices visit the Kitsap Public Health District website.
UPCOMING ADVISORY MEETINGS
Park Advisory Board Meeting July 18th at 6pm Island Lake Community Room1087 NW Island Lake Rd, PoulsboFair & Rodeo Advisory Board MeetingAugust 8th at 6pm Eagle's Nest Community Room1195 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton
FACILITY RENTALSAre you looking for a place to hold a meeting, party, or special event? We also have athletic facilities available.
Check out our facilities here.
EVENTSLooking for something to do? Check out upcoming Events here.
VILLAGE GREENS GOLF COURSE HOURSThursday-Monday 7 a.m. - 9:15 p.m.For more information visit www.VillageGreensGolfCourse.com
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.