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Fay Bainbridge Park, Bainbridge Island

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State Park
Fay Bainbridge Park is a locally operated, public recreation area situated immediately south of the Point Monroe sandspit on the northeast tip of Bainbridge Island, Washington and is open from dusk to dark. The park comprises of land, including of shoreline on Puget Sound.The park offers beach activities and camping in addition to views of Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains and two volcanoes: Mount Rainier and Mount Baker.HistoryIn 1944, the state purchased the land for the park for $5,000 from the estate of Temple S. Fay with the stipulation that the Washington State Park System maintain the name Fay. Temple S. Fay was a neurosurgeon who introduced the use of hypothermia in medical and surgical illnesses and who also developed rehabilitation procedures based upon analysis of phylogenetic movements. Fay taught at the University of Washington. His two children honored their father's desire to make the area a park.
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TripAdvisor
  • Wonderful spot for a picnic or just to stroll the shoreline. Enjoy views of marine activity with the Seattle skyline and the Cascade mountain range.  more »
  • 風景不錯, 適合全家來郊遊烤肉。 沙灘旁邊有很多漂流木, 要注意安全。 天氣好的時候來這邊走走, 看看大海, 心情會很好喔!  more »
  • Depending on the weather you can sometimes spot Rainier in the distance or even Seattle. Most often we just admire the mountains and waterfront. We like to swing by the park regularly to see what is v...  more »
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  • I really like this state park. It's one of the very few public shoreline access places on north Bainbridge. There's a good walking beach, and great views toward the east, and the Cascades. There's also a little known camping place for kayakers. If you're interested in ships, all of the marine traffic coming to Seattle and Tacoma pass by here, too.
  • Ssshhhhhh....do not tell anyone how utterly amazing this place is and, if you go, please pitch in and help keep the beach clean while you're combing for shells. oxo
  • Beautiful park. Nice, typical puget sound beach (rocks, not sand), with the unique feature of driftwood logs you climb over and around to get to the beach.
  • Love this park. From seeing marine life (seals and birds), to watching ships go by, to when the eagles are nesting in a tree or two there, you can't go wrong. I have yet to camp here but I think that is going to happen soon as you can camp right on the other side of the drift wood (trees).
  • My mom and I went there with our friend Stefanie and her mom when we came and visited with her a couple of weeks ago. The island is nice and you can see Downtown Seattle, Downtown Everett, and Mount Rainier from the Island. Definitely recommended to see this place when you are in Bainbridge Island/Poulsbo.