Illahee State Park, Bremerton

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Illahee State Park is a 75acre Washington state park located in the hamlet of Illahee, just north of East Bremerton, on Port Orchard Bay, part of Puget Sound. The word "Illahee" means earth or country in the Native language Chinuk Wawa. The park harbors one of the country's oldest Pacific yews, which has been standing for approximately 400 years. The park was acquired in seven parcels between 1934 and 1954. Park activities include picnicking, camping, hiking, boating, and shellfish harvesting.
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  • Nice walking paths and quiet environment with access to beach. Lots of trees and camping facilities. When we visited it was not crowded so we found it very relaxing.  more »
  • The staff at the park were excellent, friendly, and accommodating of us both wanting to switch sites (crying baby near the first one) and come back after the gates closed (drive-in theater!) The tent ...  more »
  • Walked 3 miles from son's house to get here. Small park with numerous short trails. Saw a raccoon while strolling around and did a few trails. Very nice place to relax . Loved the old tree from the 16...  more »
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  • Beautiful... If you feel the need to get out of town but you don't want to go too far... This is it.... You can stay in the forest to cool off or you can take drive down to the water... There is places to Bbq, clean bathrooms, outside shower to rinse off, and information boards. You also do need a discovery pass. I'm telling you it's the best investment you can have because there's so much parks that need them... I highly recommend a DISCOVERY PASS...
  • The trail to walk down to the water from the camp ground is a bit treacherous to say the least. There's 2 ways to walk down there and they are both steep. I'd probably recommend the trail because it at least has guard rails and steps through some parts of the trail. Where as the road is just a steep and winding road with barely any space for pedestrians down a hill with no rails of any sort. There's a bench to rest at, which looks out to the water. Unless you're getting picked up from that bench, you've still got a ways to go (in both directions) camp ground itself was clean and well maintained, the site coordinator was very pleasant and helpful. Decent range of camp site sizes. This camp ground wasn't as big as say deception pass, which we usually go to. But I kind of liked that about it. Great foot trails near the playground with restrooms, lots of shade and a big open field! Will definitely return again.
  • It was disappointing for me. Even though it a large park, there is only one picnic place with 3 picnic tables. Parking spot for about 40 cars. The beach is not long. You can walk on it when the tide is low. The park ranger is active and you'll get a ticket if you don't have the discover pass. The park does have restrooms. Overall not much to do here.
  • Beautiful park with Rich green wooded paths, steep hills, and great views of the sound from the dock. Blackberries abound and seals are seen. Many areas quite steep for stroller or wheelchair. Campground closed for maintenance as of 6/30/2018 but still accommodated this cyclist, thank you so much!
  • Large 77 acre park not far from downtown Bremerton. Easy to get to and enjoy and a great place to bring the whole family. Lots of trails for hiking, campsites, and several large group picnic spots all come together to make this a can't miss location in Kitsap County! Good sized beach with pier provide ample opportunity to go fishing or clamming as well.
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