|Blake Island State Park covers 475 acres with 17,000 feet of saltwater shoreline. Boating facilities include a protected moorage with a jetty and twelve 12' X 32' floats, 21 buoys, a pier, and a marine toilet pump station. The tidelands and bed lands are a designated underwater park. Facility use is first come, first served, with continuous moorage limited to three consecutive nights. The park is part of the Marine Parks and Boat Moorage system and fees are charged for moorage.The Island 's five miles of beach provide a magnificent view of the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker, and the Seattle skyline. Twelve miles of trails (which include an interpretive nature trail) are provided on the north end of the park. The island has 30 Black Tail deer in a wooded environment that are a source of amusement to most park visitors.Blake Island State Park has four camping areas with a total of 54 sites, one Adirondack, three pit toilets and two port a-potty dump stations. The day use area has 54 picnic sites and 12 barbecues, three fire rings, three picnic shelters, two horse shoe pits, two volleyball courts, two comfort stations and drinking water. A concession specializes in Indian-style salmon dinners, Northwest Indian dances and the sale of souvenirs.Recreation includes picnicking, boat camping, boating, water skiing, fishing, hiking, beachcombing, scuba diving, clamming, bird watching and marine life study are some of the activities enjoyed in the park. The low rolling hills and sheltered inland salt water that make up the Puget Sound basin produce a mild, marine climate characterized by wintertime clouds, rain, and sometimes a light snow, but lots of summertime sunshine.Maximum winter temperatures are in the mid- to high 40s with minimum temperatures in the mid 30s. Summers are warm with maximum and minimum temperatures in the mid 70s and low 50s, respectively. This area averages 51 inches of precipitation per year.|
|Facilities: Blake Island State Park provides restrooms, campsites, and picnic areas.|
Best Time To Visit: Blake Island State Park is open during the summer from 6:30 a.m. to dusk. Winter hours are from 8 a.m. to dusk. The park is open year-round for camping and day use.
Fees: Entry fees are charged.
Accessibility: Handicap accessibility is provided.
Rules: Campground check-in time is 3 p.m. Check-out time is at 1 p.m. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
Directions: To reach Blake Island State Park from Bremerton start out going west on 6th St toward WA-303 for 0.1 miles. Turn left onto WA-303 for 0.1 miles. Turn right onto WA-304 for 0.9 miles. Turn left onto WA-304. Continue to follow WA-304 for 1.3 miles. Merge onto WA-3 S toward Tacoma for 2.3 miles. Turn slight left onto WA-16 E. for 3.7 miles. Take the WA-160 E. ramp toward Southworth Fy. for 0.3 miles. Turn left onto WA-160 for 7.3 miles. Turn left onto WA-160 for 0.1 miles. Turn right onto SE Cherry St. for 0.3 miles. Turn right onto Olympiad Dr SE. for 0.2 miles. Warning: There are 1.61 miles between your ending location and the end of your driving directions. Use maps to get from your ending location to the end of your route. End at Blake Island State Park.
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Reservations: Reservations are not accepted for Blake Island State Park.
|Blake Island State Park|
|P.O. Box 277|
|Manchester, Washington 98353|
|General: (360) 731-8330|