Are you the type to start a road trip at 4 a.m., crossing fingers for a fabulous sunrise? Time your departure for an early stop at Triton Cove State Park on your drive up or down Hood Canal.
Known for dramatic daybreaks on clear mornings, this tiny day-use park is quieter than its northern neighbor, Dosewallips State Park. Triton Cove's well-maintained, ADA-accessible boat launch also makes this a prime spot for in-season fishing and crabbing – and you can fish all day long.
Even if you don't have a boat or a car, Triton Cove is accessible locally by public transportation, as Mason Transit Authority and Jefferson County Transit stop here.
Triton Cove State Park is a 30-acre day-use park with 555 feet of saltwater shore on Hood Canal.
PICNIC & DAY-USE FACILITIES
There are three unsheltered picnic tables, available first come, first served. A vault toilet is on the premises.
WATER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
100 feet of dock
Personal watercraft use
Located on Hood Canal in Jefferson County, Triton Cove State Park has one boat ramp and 100 feet of handling dock. There is a large parking lot for cars with boat trailers. The float is removed in November and reinstalled in May.
Launching a boat at a state park requires one of the following:
An annual launch permit (Natural Investment Permit); or
An annual Discover Pass and a daily launch permit; or
A one-day Discover Pass and a daily launch permit.