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Description - Blake Island State Park covers 475 acres with 17,000 feet of saltwater shoreline. Boating facilities include a protected moorage with a jetty and twelve 12' X 32' floats, 21 buoys, a pier, and a marine toilet pump station.
The tidelands and bedlands are a designated underwater park.

Facility use is first come, first served, with continuous moorage limited to three consecutive nights. The park is part of the Marine Parks and Boat Moorage system and fees are charged for moorage. Call (360) 753-5771 for a fee update as all fees are subject to change.

The Island 's five miles of beach provide a magnificent view of the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker, and the Seattle skyline.

Attractions -

Twelve miles of trails (which include an interpretive nature trail) are provided on the north end of the park. The island has 30 Black Tail deer in a wooded environment that are a source of amusement to most park visitors.

The park has four camping areas with a total of 54 sites, one Adirondack, three pit toilets and two port a-potty dump stations. The day use area has 54 picnic sites and 12 barbecues, three fire rings, three picnic shelters, two horse shoe pits, two volleyball courts, two comfort stations and drinking water.

A concession known as Tillicum Village specializes in Indian-style salmon dinners, Northwest Indian dances and the sale of souvenirs.

Recreation - Picnicking, boat camping, boating, water skiing, fishing, hiking, beachcombing, scuba diving, clamming, bird watching and marine life study are some of the activities enjoyed in the park.

Climate - The low rolling hills and sheltered inland salt water that make up the Puget Sound basin produce a mild, marine climate characterized by wintertime clouds, rain, and sometimes a light snow, but lots of summertime sunshine.

Maximum winter temperatures are in the mid- to high 40s with minimum temperatures in the mid 30s. Summers are warm with maximum and minimum temperatures in the mid 70s and low 50s, respectively. This area averages 51 inches of precipitation per year.

Location - Blake Island State Park is located in Kitsap County between Vashon Island and Bainbridge Island in central Puget Sound. It is located three miles west of West Seattle and 1-1/2 miles east of Manchester. Access is by tour boat in connection with the Tillicum Indian Village or by private boat.


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Contact Information:
Blake Island State Park, P.O. Box 277 , Manchester, WA, 98353, Phone: 360-731-8330

Additional Information:
Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas - The vast and roadless Olympic National Park combined with Olympic National Forest, totals more than 2 million acres of protected nature. Ecological and geological extremes coexist in close proximity. Whether you're equipped to scale the sharpest peak, or simply seek the peace of a groomed path to a waterfall in the forest, you must explore it for yourself.
Washington State Parks - Washington has 149 state parks located around the state.

Links:
Washington State Parks - Official Agency Website

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