Potlach State Park lies along beautiful Hood Canal, 40 miles from Olympia. This unassuming park has a welcoming campground in a thicket of trees, and its forested creek was recently restored for salmon health. Local elk herds roam through the area, and pileated woodpeckers are busy with their beaks, tapping out rhythms on the trees.
And then there's the beach. Before you head to Potlach, be sure to pack pails, duck-boots, crab pots, boats and the right licenses. For shellfish harvesting, this park is truly where it's at! Whether it's oysters, crabs or clams that whet your appetite, you'll find them here.
At high tide or on windy days, visitors may also opt to wind surf, fly kites or kick back and watch others create a colorful show. Featuring clear, often calm waters, Potlach is a favorite with divers and kayakers too. Seasonal Junior Ranger and kids' educational programs make the park a magnet for families. Hikers, take note: some of the lushest hiking in the region can be found within a half hour's drive, on four neighboring rivers.
Plan an Olympic Peninsula adventure, and enjoy the fun and uniquely northwest experience that Potlatch has to offer.
Potlatch State Park is an 84-acre camping park with 5,700 feet of saltwater shoreline on Hood Canal.
PICNIC & DAY-USE FACILITIES
The park offers one reservable picnic shelter and several unsheltered picnic tables.
0.2 miles of hiking trails
WATER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
Moorage buoys (4)
OTHER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
Fire circles (6)
Located in Mason County on Hood Canal, Potlatch has four mooring buoys.
The park has 38 standard campsites, 35 partial-hookup sites, two hiker/biker sites, one dump station, one restroom in the day-use area and two restrooms with showers in the campground area. Maximum site length is 60 feet (limited availability). There is one Cascadia Marine Trail site available to those arriving by wind- and human-powered watercraft. The site is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Camping areas are subject to availability, and reservations are in effect May 15 through September 15.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m.
Check-out time is 1 p.m.
Monday, Jun 14, 2021 at 2:00pm Eastern Time
Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 at 10:00am Central Time
Thursday, Jun 17, 2021 at 10:00am Pacific Time
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR