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New Years Day

We spent New Years day walking along the shoreline.The area was clean with very nice restrooms and... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Fortville, Indiana
Hidden Gem

We really enjoyed our hike at Harstine Island State Park. We took the trail that leads through the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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23 Jan 2018
“New Years Day”
17 Sep 2016
“Hidden Gem”
Nature hikes and trails in forest and to the ocean. Shell fish collecting. No pets permitted. Picnic tables. Outdoor bathroom facilities. A Washington State "Discovery Pass" is required or pay 10 dollars per visit.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Yates Road, Shelton, WA 98584
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We spent New Years day walking along the shoreline.The area was clean with very nice restrooms and picnic area.We also had a fire out by the water using one of the many fire rings that were available.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We really enjoyed our hike at Harstine Island State Park. We took the trail that leads through the old forest, down to the beach, and back up through the forest. The forest is beautiful and the beach is secluded. The beach would be a great...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank takesecondexit
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I had to pay $10 for a day pass just to take my dogs for a sniff walk for an hour. That's a little steep.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PelicanLover0227
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We drove out to Harstine Island State Park and found a great little park - there are trails to walk on and picnic areas and camping available - a peaceful place. It would be great to take a picnic there either by car or by...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank SusanOly12
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is one of my favorite state parks. It is small and tree filled, quiet, with a nice waterfront. There is a pier and boat dock, providing great views of starfish all around.

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This park is not very developed, but it has a nice trail down to the beach. If you're wanting a wilderness walk with a remote beach at the end of your ~1/2 mile walk, this is a great choice

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank David D
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Last week a friend of mine told me about a State Park on Harstine Island. So I decided to go find this "magical" and enchanting forest on this 11 mile long island in the Puget Sound about 16 miles outside of Shelton, WA and about...More

Date of experience: July 2015
14  Thank KimB007
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Karen L
19 July 2018|
Response from odiness3 |
No camping. You can camp at Jarrell Cove State Park which isn’t too far on the island but not at this park.