Make your Hood Canal plans for 2019

Ready to start filling your 2019 calendar with fun things to do? Start by planning your getaway to Hood Canal! Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, check out our seasonal recommendations below. And take advantage of our spring and summer specials: for stays prior to May 15th get 3 nights for the price of 2; for stays between June 1st – September 1st get 7 nights for the price of 5 (excluding 4th of July week). Give us a call 888-796-3450, or request a reservation using our online form.

Spring

Spring means our mountain hikes are more accessible as the snow melts. Check out the Washington Trail Association website for Hood Canal trails and trail reports here. Spring also means the return of Daytime low tides, time to gather Hood Canal oysters and clams. Click here for the handiest daytime low tide chart for 2019. Here is a link to local beaches. And the popular, Hama Hama Oysterrama returns in April. Shrimpfest is also back! Memorial Day weekend attend the Brinnon Shrimpfest. Celebrating Hood Canal Spot Shrimp and other local seafood. It lures hungry shrimpers from all over the Northwest to fish Hood Canal’s rich waters. Shrimpfest features craft booths, food booths, belt sander races, exhibits, live music, kids activities and so much more.

Summer

Crab Season opens! Check out WDFW website for crabbing dates and regulations. Hiking the summits of Mt Ellinor, Mt Townsend and other lofty Olympic Mountain vistas. Visit the WTA.org website for Trip Reports. Take advantage of warmer summer weather and low tides for shellfish gathering and beachcombing. Or try your hand at Kayak and Kayak crabbing with Hood Canal Adventures.

Fall

A fun fall weekend starts with the Jefferson County Farm Tour. Fall hiking adventures include spectacular colors, less people and more wildlife. Dosewallips State Park has a variety of hikes and wildlife viewing areas in the forest and on the beach.

Winter

Start your holiday tradition by choosing an Olympic National Forest christmas tree, and take advantage of winter rates. Have the trails to yourself-There are plenty of stunning lowland trails with rivers, waterfalls and moss covered trees to start the new year off on the right foot. Then celebrate by Wine tasting at Olympic Peninsula wineries. Cheers!