Poulsbo, Washington
Activities

Poulsbo has a variety of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Go hiking or bird watching in one of the many parks. Discover Liberty Bay by renting a kayak or boat from one of the sporting goods stores or by taking a chartered cruise. Join in one of the festivals such as the popular Viking Fest. Explore this page for complete information on what to do in the Kitsap Peninsula.

Birding

Kitsap Audubon Society. PO Box 961, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Cruises, Tours and Charters

Agate Pass Transportation. PO Box 1142, Kingston, WA 98346. Phone: 360-981-2022; Toll-free: 1-877-981-2022.

Northwest Electric Boat Rentals and Adventures. 18779 Front Street, Suite 108, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-265-8300; Fax: 360-697-1360. E-mail

Festivals and Events

Poulsbo Art Walk
The second Saturday of each month provides the opportunity to visit the art galleries, dine and shop in the historic downtown.

Poulsbo Marathon
A scenic course that is mostly paved, consisting of relay run, children's marathon plus full and half marathons.

Viking Fest. PO Box 1125, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-697-7450. E-mail

The Viking Fest is a three day event celebrating the spirit of the Scandinavian founders of Poulsbo and Kitsap County featuring musical entertainment, food and craft booths, carnival, pancake breakfast and more.

Fishing

Peninsula Outfitters. 19740 7th Avenue NE, Suite E, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-394-1599.

Kayaking

Olympic Outdoor Center. Located on Liberty Bay, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-697-6095; Fax: 360-697-1202. E-mail

Mountaineering

Kitsap Mountaineers. 3153 Seabeck Highway NW, Bremerton, WA. E-mail

Outdoor Recreation

American Legion Park. Located on Front Street. Phone: 360-779-9898.

American Legion Park offers hiking trails and paths, wildlife and bird viewing, shoreline access along with a boardwalk connecting downtown and Liberty Bay Park.

Kitsap Memorial State Park. 202 NE Park Street, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-779-3205; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Popular activities at Kitsap include diving, saltwater fishing and swimming, clamming, crabbing, oyster catching, bird watching, hiking trails along with a volleyball field and soccer fields.

Nelson Park. 317 NW Lindvig Way, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Nelson Park offers winding paths for walking and hiking, wildlife and bird viewing with plenty of open space. Restrooms are available.

Oyster Plant Park. 17881 Fjord Drive, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Oyster Plant Park is the former site of an oyster processing plant, hence the name. Activities include winding paths for hiking and walking, wildlife and bird viewing plus a hand-boat launch.

Poulsbo's Fish Park. 228 NW Lindvig Way, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Fish Park is ideal for hiking and walking with trails, a boardwalk and winding paths.

Raab Park. 18349 Caldart Avenue NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Raab Park offers a hiking trail and paths, exercise stations, wildlife and bird viewing, skate park and a fenced dog run.

Salsbury Point County Park. 3160 NW Wheeler Street, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Salsbury Point has saltwater beach access, boat launch, a picnic shelter and picnic areas. Restrooms are available.

Shine Tidelands. Located 7 miles south of Port Ludlow off of Paradise Bay Road on Shine Tidelands State Park Road, Port Ludlow, WA 98365. Phone: 360-902-8844.

Popular activities at Shine include saltwater fishing, clamming, crabbing, oyster catching, sailboarding, hiking trails and wildlife and bird viewing.

Sporting Goods and Equipment Rentals

Longship Marine. 18971 Front Street NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-779-5993; 360-779-2378. E-mail

Northwest Electric Boat Rentals and Adventures. 18779 Front Street, Suite 108, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-265-8300; Fax: 360-697-1360. E-mail

Olympic Outdoor Center. Located on Liberty Bay, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-697-6095; Fax: 360-697-1202. E-mail

Peninsula Outfitters. 19740 7th Avenue NE, Suite E, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-394-1599.

Trails

North Kitsap Trails Association. PO Box 759, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Water Activities

Port of Poulsbo. 18809 Front Street, PO Box 732, Poulsbo, WA 98370. Phone: 360-779-9905;

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