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Announcements

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  • The HJ Carroll parking lot will be closed for striping (painting) on Wednesday, August 5, all day.
  • The Port Townsend Recreation Center is closed until further notice due to COVID-19. 
  • Park Picnic Shelters are open for drop in use - 5 person max at this time, no reservations are being accepted.
  • During this challenging time, please make an extra effort to follow our basic park rules: keep dogs on a leash, no dogs on athletic fields, and no motorized scooters in any of our parks. Thank you.
  • Pickleball is not allowed on the HJ Carroll Basketball Courts.
  • Metal detecting is prohibited in all Jefferson County Parks. [Ord. 12.25.190]
  • Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Tax ID is: 91-6001322

Park Use Update

Current County Park Status

CLOSED

  • Port Townsend Rec Center

OPEN

  • Day-use parks and restrooms
  • All trails 
  • Open space areas
  • Basketball and tennis courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Picnic shelters: drop in use only (5 person max,) no reservations accepted at this time.
  • Campgrounds (Oak Bay, Lake Leland, and Quilcene) open June 25 at 12 noon

Safe Park Use in All Parks
The following public health rules were adopted by the National Parks and Recreation Association, apply to all park users. Click here for more information.

  • Do not use parks if you have any symptoms or are sick
  • Observe CDC minimum social distance of 6’ from another person at all times
  • Share the trail, alert other users as you pass and make space for each other
  • Follow CDC guidelines for personal hygiene – carry hand sanitizer and do not touch your face

More Information

  • For more information about Jefferson County Parks, please call 360-385-9129.
  • For more information about City of Port Townsend Parks, please see  www.cityofpt.us/parksrec or call 360-344-3064.