It is remotely located on the northwestern tip of Washington state. The bay is calm, the air is dry and interpretive opportunities await visitors. The heavily wooded park has a rich military history dating from pioneer days. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound. The park features 685 feet of saltwater shoreline on Mystery Bay and offers a spectacular view of the Olympic Mountains. Visitors will find 92 campsites, including 39 utility sites, 3 restrooms (2 with showers), hiking trails, playground, sandlot baseball field, dump station, reservable picnic shelter, 5 shoreline access points, a marine sanctuary, and basketball, volleyball, and horseshoe courts. Once you've built your itinerary, you may print it out for easy access.
The gardens as they are now were remade in the early nineteenth century.
The trail is a wide, paved pathway designed to multi user standards for bicyclists, hikers, and disabled users, with a 4 shoulder for equestrians where appropriate. Completed sections now total 69 miles, with another 9 miles under construction (May 2015).
Right of way agreements are in place for over 87 miles.
The trail exhibits a wide diversity of fauna and flora -- an unmatched range of natural beauty.
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