Sequim, Washington
Activities

Sequim is a great destination for those seeking outdoor adventure. With the nearby Olympic National Forest and Park, Sequim Bay State Park and the Dungeness Recreation Area activities are endless. The Olympic Discovery Trail offers a scenic hiking and biking route. Both salt water and freshwater fishing is found in the Dungeness River, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Discovery and Sequim Bays. Bird watching is popular especially at the Dungeness Spit. Explore this page to find what to do in Sequim.

Bicycling

Mike's Bikes. 150 W. Sequim Bay Road, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-681-3868. E-mail

Birding

Dungeness River Audubon Center. Railroad Bridge Park: 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, PO Box 2450, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-681-4076. E-mail

Casino

Cedars Casino. 270756 Highway 101, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-683-7777. E-mail

Festivals and Events

First Friday Art Walk Sequim
The first Friday of every month offers a free self-guided tour, from 5pm to 8pm, of the local art venues. Maps are available at participating businesses or you can download one using the web site.

North Olympic Discovery Marathon - June
The course travels from Sequim to Port Angeles using the Olympic Discovery Trail providing scenic views of the Olympic Mountains. The last 5 mile stretch is along the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival. E-mail
This interactive event is held the first weekend in October and provides a museum exhibition, workshops, demonstrations, hands-on projects, lectures and other useful information about fiber arts.

Olympic BirdFest. Phone: 360-681-4076. E-mail

Sequim Balloon Festival - September. Mail: 1441 E. Washington, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-461-2202. E-mail

Weekend of activities such as balloon rides, car show, arts and crafts and more.

Sequim Irrigation Festival - May. E-mail
Join in the events at Washington's oldest continuing festival which celebrates the irrigation ditches.

Sequim Lavender Festival -July. E-mail
Sponsored by the Sequim Lavender Growers Association, this event features lavender products including soaps, oils and lotions. Many activities are provided as well as free farm tours.

Fishing

Both freshwater and saltwater fishing is available in and around Sequim. The Dungeness River offers silver salmon, halibut, cutthroat, and steelhead can be caught in the Strait of Juan de Fuca while the Sequim and Discovery Bays provides shrimping, oyster harvesting and crabbing opportunities. For information on licenses and regulations, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife website http://wdfw.wa.gov. Many local business also sell fishing licenses.

Golf

The Cedars at Dungeness. 1965 Woodcock Road, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-683-6344.

SkyRidge Golf Course. 7015 Old Olympic Highway, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-683-3673. E-mail

SunLand Golf & Country Club. 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-683-6800.

Kayaking

Dungeness Kayaking. 5021 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-681-4190. E-mail

Marinas

John Wayne Marina. 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-417-3456. E-mail GPS: 12302'18"W; 4803'43"N

Sunset Marine Resort. 40 Buzzard Ridge Road, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-591-4303. E-mail

Outdoor Recreation

Carrie Blake Park. 202 N. Blake Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382.

With a looping mile-long trail traveling by ponds, fountains and wildlife, Blake Park is popular for walking and running. Other activities include a skate park, BMX track, soft ball field, playground equipment and an off-leash dog park.

Dungeness Recreation Area. From Highway 101 turn onto Kitchen-Dick Road near milepost 260 for approximately 3½ miles to the park entrance. Phone: 360-683-5847. E-mail

Open year-rounds Dungeness Recreation Area, the plenty of portal to the Dungeness Spit, offers plenty of activities including hiking and horseback riding trails, camping, hunting, bird watching and much more.

Joseph L. Keeler Memorial Passive Park
Located on Highway 101 and Happy Valley Road, Joseph L. Keeler Memorial Passive Park consists of 45 acres of wildlife viewing. A trail system and parking facility will be constructed in the future.

Olympic National Forest. Hood Canal Ranger District – Quilcene: 295142 Highway 101 S, PO Box 280, Quilcene, WA 98376. Phone/TDD: 360-765-2200.

Mountain biking, fishing Lake Quinault and the rivers and streams, non-motorized boating, swimming, scuba diving at Seal Rock Campground, hiking and backpacking trails including the Dungeness and Gray Wolf Trails, along with wildlife viewing are some of the activities in the Olympic National Forest.

Olympic National Park. 600 East Park Avenue, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Phone: 360-565-3130; TTY: 1-800-833-6388; Road/Weather: 360-565-3131; Fax: 360-565-3015.

With the diverse landscape settings, Olympic National Park provides unlimited outdoor recreation. Go snow skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Take a hike, go backpacking, fishing, boating and bird watching in the summer.

Sequim Bay State Park. 269035 Highway 101, Sequim, WA 98382. Phone: 360-683-4235; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Located on the Olympic Peninsula, Sequim Bay Park has a variety of activities. Hike or bike the Olympic Discovery Trail which is paved and extends from Port Angeles through Sequim Bay Park. Other popular recreation includes saltwater boating and swimming, clamming, crabbing, oysters, bird watching, baseball field, basketball court, horseshoe pit, amphitheater and interpretive activities

Trails

Olympic Discovery Trail
The Trail runs from Port Angeles to Port Townsend across the Olympic Peninsula. From Sequim to Port Angeles this stretch of the trail is paved making it ideal for walking, running and biking while enjoying the scenic views along the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the historic Railroad Bridge Park. The web site provides necessary information on trail conditions, local events, newsletters, forum and frequently asked questions.

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