Hoodsport, Washington


Hoodsport offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation from kayaking and scuba diving on the Hood Canal to hiking in the Olympic National Park and the Olympic National Forest. Go boating or fishing at Lake Cushman or explore the nearby Jarrell Cove, Potlatch or Twanoh State Parks. Hiking and Biking trails can be found throughout Hoodsport and its surrounding area under the subheading outdoor recreation. Find what to do in and around Hoodsport.


Hood Sport 'n Dive. 27001 North Highway 101, PO Box 1445, Hoodsport, WA 98548. Phone: 360-877-6818. E-mail

Festivals and Events

Fourth of July Festival
This annual two-day event features a street fair, live auction, vendors and a stunning fireworks display at the Hoodsport Marina.

Hood Canal Salmon Derby. Contact Clint Muns for more information 360-490-8482.

Outdoor Recreation

Jarrell Cove State Park. 391 E. Wingert Road, Shelton, WA 98584. Phone: 360-426-9226; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Located on the northwest side of Harstine Island in South Puget Sound, Jarrell Cove has a variety of activities including hiking and biking trails, saltwater boating, diving, fishing, swimming and water skiing, clamming, crabbing, oysters, bird and wildlife viewing, amphitheater, badminton area, horseshoe pits and a volleyball field.

Lake Cushman
Located on the north fork of the Skokomish River, Lake Cushman is a lake and reservoir. This beautiful lake is a popular spot for fishing, boating and kayaking, as well as hiking.

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

Popular activities include beaches and dunes, hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, fishing, non-motorized boating, scuba diving, swimming, hunting, cross country skiing, snowshoeing OHV riding and scenic driving.

Olympic National Park
With the diverse landscape settings, Olympic National Park provides unlimited outdoor recreation. Winter offers activities such as snow skiing and snowshoeing. Summer offers hiking, backpacking, fishing, boating and birding.

Potlatch State Park. 21020 Highway 101 N, Shelton, WA 98584. Phone: 360-877-5361; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Located 3 miles south of Hoodsport, Potlatch offers hiking trails, saltwater boating, fishing and swimming, diving, clamming, crabbing, oysters, sailboarding, bird watching, amphitheater and interpretive activities.

Skokomish Park at Lake Cushman. 7211 N. Lake Cushman Road, Hoodsport, WA 98548. Phone: 360-877-5760. E-mail

Skokomish Park has a freshwater shoreline with three boat-launch ramps ideal for boating, fishing and water skiing. Picnic sites plus a picnic shelter are available.

Twanoh State Park. 12190 E. State Route 106, Union, WA 98592. Phone: 360-275-2222; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

 Located on the south shore of Hood Canal, recreation at Twanoh Park includes hiking trails, saltwater boating, fishing, swimming and water skiing, crabbing, oysters, bird and wildlife viewing, badminton area, horseshoe pit, volleyball field and fire circles.


Port of Hoodsport. 24113 N. Highway 101, Suite A, PO Box 429, Hoodsport, WA

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