Discovery Bay

Things to Do Near Discovery Bay

Outdoor Recreation

Between the hundreds of miles of coastline and the million acres of wilderness area in the national, state, and county parks, the neighborhood surrounding Discovery Bay on the Olympic Peninsula is a paradise for outdoor recreation! Some of our favorite resources on this page are the guides to getting out and enjoying the many hiking and maritime trails.

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Open & Closure Status of Recreational Lands
Find out the status of campgrounds and other public lands on the Olympic Peninsula.


The Hiking Project - Olympic Peninsula
Exhaustive list of hiking trails on the Olympic Peninsula. Interactive map and filters make it easy to find your perfect adventure.
Olympic Discovery Trail
Starting at LaPush at the Pacific Ocean and ending at Port Townsend at the mouth of Puget Sound, the 130 mile ODT is one of the premier multi use trail systems in the Pacific Northwest.
Pacific Northwest Trail
The Pacific Northwest Trail is a 1200-mile hiking trail running from the Pacific Ocean to the Continental Divide in Montana. The western Washington section crosses the beautiful Olympic Mountains and Olympic National Park.


Sequim Bay Paddler's Guide
Sequim Bay is an excellent paddleboarding and kayaking area. Travis Spit provides a windbreak from the more open waters of the Salish Sea. This guide gives advice on planning your trip as well and information on local flora, fauna and history.


Olympic National Park
At a million acres and over 70 miles of rugged coastline, the park protects a leviathan wilderness with multiple unique ecosystems, including glaciers and rainforests.
Fort Worden State Park
Port Townsend. Fort Worden Historical State Park is a venue formany festivals, workshops, and community events. Restored Victorian-era officers quarters, clandestine artillery sites, and parade grounds place visitors at the center of history.
Fort Townsend State Park
Port Townsend Formerly a U.S. Army site, the 413 acre park has 6 miles of trails arcing through majestic western red cedar, Douglas fir, and western hemlock forest with a dense skirting of old growth ferns. 4,000 feet of shore access with views of Port Townsend Bay.
HJ Carroll Park
Chimacum. This park has an unusually wide variety of options for outdoor recreation, including a disc golf course, a labyrinth, and a guided native plant garden, along with the usual picnic and sports amenities.
Fort Flagler State Park
Marrowstone Island. Fort Flagler is located at the northern tip of the island. Facilities are available for groups up to 250 or solo tent campers, and everything in between. RV and tent sites located along the shoreline offer excellent views.
Sequim Bay State Park
Sequim-Blyn. Pronounced “Skwim”. Located in one of the most temperate micro-climates in the PNW, the park is a marine camping park. Roomy RV sites, large docks and nearby moorage make Sequim Bay a particularly boat-friendly park.
Miller Peninsula State Parks
Is currently in the planning stage of development to become a part of the WA State Park system.
Dungeness Recreation Area
Two primitive campsite loops, hiking trails and a designated equestrian trail. Located next to USFW National Wildlife Refuge with access trail to scenic Dungeness Spit.
Salt Creek Recreation Area
Scenic campsites and ample day use parking. Short park trails and access to the five mile round trip Striped Peak trail.