Manchester State Park, Port Orchard

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Manchester State Park is a 111acre Washington state park with of shoreline on the Kitsap Peninsula. It was at one time a harbor defense installation for the protection of nearby Bremerton, then a fuel supply depot and Navy fire-fighting station. The park contains a former torpedo warehouse built in 1901, a mining casement, and a gun battery. Park activities include picnicking, camping, boating, fishing, hiking on of trails, birdwatching, volleyball, wildlife viewing, and horseshoes.
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  • This is a lovely little state park with a beautiful covered picnic building that was originally built for mine storage. There are other covered picnic shelters, plenty of tables, and some lovely trail...  more »
  • We enjoyed our weekend here. Private spots lots of trees and bushes between spots. I wouldn't recommend huge motorhomes because of low hanging trees. Bathrooms clean. Uses 2 tokens for showers but too...  more »
  • Manchester state park was just beautiful, Picnic tables right near the water. They have a few trails you can hike as well. It has a campground if you want to stay the weekend.  more »
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  • Love the park, so much history to be seen. Great trails and nice beachfront. Nice place for an afternoon. Camping spots are also very nice.
  • Its a great place to go for an easy walk in nature. It has a slight variance in hiking trails. Theres some that take you up and through the hills and easier ones along the coast with views of the ferry and surrounding areas. During the week there is less people so its ideal for walks with shy dogs, or go for a quiet place to write or play guitar. I recommend visiting here its a hidden gem.
  • It's a beautiful State Park, with a nice beach for exploring tidepools. And there is now a place to rent kayaks too!
  • Great views and hiking. Love to watch the ferry crossing and on a clear day, you can see Mt. Rainier.
  • Nice place for a wedding in the pavilion. Beautiful views!

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