Jarrell Cove State Park

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.
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  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. History
  5. Maps

Picnic & Day-Use Facilities
The park provides two kitchen shelters without electricity, plus four sheltered, and 10 unsheltered picnic tables. To make a reservation for one of the kitchen shelters, visit online or call 888-CAMPOUT (888-226-7688).

  • 1 mile of biking trails
  • 1 mile of hiking trails
Water Activities & Features
  • 650-feet of dock
  • 682-feet of moorage
  • Boating
  • Clamming
  • Crabbing
  • Diving
  • Oysters
  • Personal watercraft
  • Saltwater fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water skiing
Other Activities & Features
  • Amphitheater
  • Badminton area
  • Beach exploration
  • Bird watching
  • Sailboarding
  • Two fire circles
  • Two horseshoe pits
  • Volleyball field
  • Wildlife viewing
Additional Information
  • Activity equipment is sparse and best supplied by the users.
  • A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.