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Washington State Parks

USA Parks
Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas Region
Hope Island Marine State Park
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E. 391 Wingert Rd.
Olympia, Washington   98502
(lat:47.1871 lon:-122.9285)

Phone: 360-463-1861
Hope Island State Park is a 106-acre marine camping park on the western side of the state in Mason County, Puget Sound. This quiet island is reachable only by boat. Covered with old-growth forests and saltwater marshes, the park features a beach one-and-a-half miles long. The park offers several campsites, attractive beaches and a trail across the island. The island is forested with occasional meadows and rock outcroppings. One-and-a-half miles of beach and two miles of hiking trail attract boaters to this small, quiet island.
History of the Area
Hope Island was named by Commander Charles Wilkes for one of his crew in 1841. Wilkes was engaged in the mission of charting Puget Sound.
A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.
The park offers four tent spaces. In addition, there is one Cascade Marine Trail site available to canoers and kayakers only. No open fires are permitted on the island. No water is available, but two vault toilets are provided. All campsites are first-come, first-served.

More about park hours Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m.Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.Length of stay: You may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31.
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The park provides five buoys.

Moorage fees are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats and buoys from 1 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Moorage permits are available at parks offering moorage. For information, call (360) 902-8844.

The park provides four unsheltered picnic tables for day-use visitors. Garbage must be packed out when picnickers leave. No open fires are permitted on the island. No water is available, but two vault toilets are provided. Tables are available first-come, first-served.
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Things To Do in the Area
Take command and be the Skipper Rent one of our Larson powerboats by the hour or the entire day. Take in the scenery or zip around the sound in a speedboat, deck boat, or cruiser. If you don't have the need for speed rent one of our Kayaks, Canoes or Pedal Boats. You can enjoy the scenery at your pace. Whatever your desire may be here at Gig Harbor you will make memories that will last a lifetime.
18.4 miles from park*

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Located between Squaxin Island and Steamboat Island on the state's western side in Mason County.

Marine access, reachable only by boat.


Washington State Parks