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Washington State Parks

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Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas Region
Jarrell Cove State Park
Jarrell Cove State Park © Daniel Larsen
Jarrell Cove State Park Jarrell Cove State Park © Daniel Larsen
Jarrell Cove State Park © Daniel Larsen
Jarrell Cove State Park Jarrell Cove State Park © Daniel Larsen
Jarrell Cove State Park © Daniel Larsen
391 East Wingert Road
Shelton, Washington   98584
(lat:47.2844 lon:-122.8834)

Phone: 360-426-9226
Jarrell Cove State Park is a 43-acre marine camping park with 3,500 feet of saltwater shoreline on the northwest end of Harstine Island in south Puget Sound. The forested island park is accessible by road and bridge and is off the beaten path. Most visitors arrive by boat. The park has campsites near the docks, as well as on rolling, grassy areas. Jarrell Cove State Park administers five other satellite parks including Harstine Island, McMicken Island, Stretch Point, Eagle Island and Hope Island State Parks. Harstine Island State Park is a day use park with beach access via a half-mile trail. It is a two mile drive from Jarrell Cove. The other satellite parks are all accessible by boat only and offer buoys for moorage. This forested island park is reached most easily by boat. Beach exploration is popular.
History of the Area
The park is named after Mrs. Philura Jarrel, the first pioneer woman to settle on the island. Jarrell Cove was acquired in four parcels between 1953 and 1969.
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.
Jarrell Cove State Park has standard campsites, partial-hookup sites, one restroom, and one shower.
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The park offers 14 moorage buoys and 650 feet of moorage and dock space.

The park provides two kitchen shelters without electricity, plus four sheltered and 10 unsheltered picnic tables. To reserve the kitchen shelters, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.
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.
13.8 miles from park*

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
November 12 by Jim&Jenni B.
June 17 by kisross
awesome park!!! staff very friendly and helpful. Extremeley clean! I recommend this state park to anyone
January 4
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Located on the northwest side of Harstine Island in South Puget Sound.

From Shelton : Take SR 3 north eight miles. Turn right on Pickering Rd., and drive four miles to Harstine Island. Once on the island, turn left at the stop sign, and drive four miles to the park.


Washington State Parks