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."​

VOLUNTEER RECEPTION - MARCH 27TH

Kitsap County VolunteersOur 2019 volunteer reception is scheduled for March 27th from 6-8 p.m. at the Island Lake Community Building (1087 NW Island Lake Rd, Poulsbo ). We look forward to hearing from you about last year’s accomplishments and the stewardship projects slated for this year! Travis Buell, Assistant Director of Parks, will be the guest speaker this year. His presentation will focus on the role of the Kitsap County Parks Foundation. Food and beverages will be provided, though potluck dishes are welcome.

SILVERDALE WATERFRONT GAZEBO UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Silverdale Waterfront GazeboMarch 13, 2019 - The Silverdale Waterfront Gazebo located at 3337 NW Byron Street in old downtown Silverdale will be under construction for approximately 6 weeks. Updates will be posted on the website.

South Kitsap Regional ParkVOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES
AT SOUTH KITSAP REGIONAL PARK

Kitsap County Parks Volunteer Program is expanding our efforts at this beautiful park. All are encouraged to reach out for ways to make a difference.  Please share the word with friends, family, and community groups who may be interested in this opportunity! Click here to view the flyer.

To learn more or sign up contact the Kitsap County Parks Office
(Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Phone: (360)337-5350 Email: parks@co.kitsap.wa.us

Port Gamble Forest Heritage ParkPORT GAMBLE FOREST HERITAGE PARK
"FORBIDDEN FOREST" CLOSURE

“Forbidden Forest” closure scheduled at Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park beginning March 4th  
Pope Resources will conduct thinning operations, impacting the area commonly referred to as the “Forbidden Forest,” which require temporary trail closures. Due to safety concerns associated with this activity, park visitors should avoid the area while the operation is active. Crews have been instructed to fall the trees away from the trails to minimize any inconveniences to our visitors. Work is anticipated to take up to 5 days.
Anna SmithANNA SMITH PARK TRAIL CLOSED
February 19, 2019 - The trail coming off of the Tracyton Blvd NW is closed due to unsafe conditions. The trail will be closed until further notice. Please check website for updates.
Harper Park ViewHARPER PARK ESTUARY RESTORATION
& PARK PLANNING
Become 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.

Introductory Session
Monday, March 25th from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Colby Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall - 2881 Harvey St SE, Port Orchard, WA 98366
For updates visit www.westsoundwatersheds.org

KIThe Big County Fair - Kitsap County Fair & StampedeTSAP COUNTY FAIR & STAMPEDE LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY STUDY

A 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

Buck Lake ParkNEW BUCK LAKE PARK PLAYGROUND
COMING SOON

March 13, 2019 - Construction fencing has been installed and the existing on-site sand will be re-purposed for other County projects. The delivery of the new playground equipment is scheduled for early June. The new playground will have separate adventures for children ages 2-5, and 5-12. Construction is anticipated to be completed by mid-June. Updates will continue to be posted on the website.

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

Like Us on Facebook

Kitsap County Parks Office

PARK NEWS
Annually, from October 1st through March 31st, Horseshoe Lake Park, and Wildcat Lake Park are closed to the public for the winter season. Park restrooms are closed annually for the winter season from October 1st through March 31st. Parks are open during daylight hours only, unless otherwise noted. Please keep this in mind when planning your outings.

UPCOMING ADVISORY MEETINGS

Park Advisory Board Meetings

March 20th at 6pm
Island Lake Community Building
1087 NW Island Lake Rd, Poulsbo 

Fair & Rodeo Advisory Board Meetings
April 10th at 6pm     
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.