Brinnon is within miles of the Brothers Wilderness, Buckhorn Wilderness, Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park. There are numerous campgrounds for overnight stays and many opportunities for short, medium and long hikes - see Mountains for hiking info. Quilcene Ranger Station: 360-765-2200 Wash State Parks Res: 1-888-CAMPOUT
16 camp sites; 10 will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs up to 21 feet in length. Well water, tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. Quiet campground along the shore of the Duckabush River. Duckabush trailhead is one mile west of the campground; Interrorem Historic Cabin, Ranger Hole Trailhead, and Interrorem Interpretative Nature Trail are one mile east of the campground. Contact Hoodsport office, Hood Canal Ranger District, or Olympic National Forest Collins Campground info.
Dosewallips State Park
A 425-acre, year-round camping park with saltwater shoreline on Hood Canal and freshwater shoreline on either side of the Dosewallips River. The park offers both freshwater and saltwater activities. All camp areas are grassy and located in scenic, rustic settings.
Breathtaking views of Hood Canal and Olympic mountains, hiking and biking on a five mile stretch of beach, boating, fishing, swimming, horseshoe pit, diving, clamming, crabbing, oysters, bird watching, mushrooming.
100 tent spaces, 40 utility spaces, one dump station, three restrooms, two showers. All tent sites can handle RVs but do not provide hookups. To reserve a campsite, call Reservations Northwest: 800-452-5687 or see Dosewallips State Park web site.
Seal Rock Campground
One of the few National Forest Campgrounds located on salt water, with harvestable oysters for public use. 41 RV/tent units are spaced among the trees, with several along the waterfront; 3 paved handicapped units and facilities accommodate wheelchairs. Tables and firepits at each site.
Overnight fees: $12 per site; 14 day stay. Recreation opportunities: oystering (in season), scuba diving, clamming, crabbing, shrimping. The Native American Trail and Marine Biology Trail are universally accessible.
Within easy driving distance of major trailheads. Many smaller hikes, such as Mt. Walker Trail, Rainbow Canyon Trail and the two in Fallsview Campground are easy walks through old-growth trees and spring blooming rhododendrons. Season May through September. Olympic National Forest Seal Rock Campground info
Group campground only, with 9 secluded camping sites, each with a table and fire ring. Sites are not large, and limited to tents and smaller recreational vehicles. $50 per night, 14 day stay. The group will have exclusive use of the campground. Reservations May - September, 360-765-2200. Olympic National Forest Rainbow Campground info