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HJ Carroll Park

Rotary Pavilion and Salmon Shelter

Facility Information

9884 SR Hwy 19 (Rhody Drive)
Chimacum, WA 98325
Phone: (360) 385-9160

HJ Carroll Park is a 40 acre multipurpose park and athletic center. 

The park includes two shelters which can be reserved for events: the Rotary Pavilion and Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter. Other amenities include over a kilometer of accessible, surfaced walking trail along the park’s perimeter; the Kul Kah Han Native Plant Garden where you can experience and learn about Pacific Northwest native plant species; the Chimacum Creek access area and Chimacum Creek Labyrinth - a maze built of stones for meditation; access to the Rick Tollefson Memorial Trail; restrooms; on-site caretakers; and a bus stop serviced by Jefferson Transit.

The athletic area includes two outdoor basketball courts, athletic fields, concessions stand, picnic area with outdoor grills, playground overlooking athletic fields, BMX practice track for all sorts of bicycles and skill levels, and a disc golf course with nine holes. Athletic fields include a large soccer field capable of supporting numerous games, and baseball and softball with skinned infield, backstop, and bleachers.

Contact Matt Tyler to reserve the athletic fields, courts, or concessions stand: 360-385-9129,

Driving Directions
From northbound Hwy19 at Chimacum 4-way stop, continue on Hwy19 approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right onto  HJ Carroll Park Rd into the park. From Port Townsend area southbound on Hwy19, just past Anderson Lake Rd, turn left onto HJ Carroll Park Rd into the park.

Rotary Pavilion and Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter
The Rotary Pavilion is sized for a group of 2 - 100 or more. It works equally well for large and small events such as weddings, organization picnics, and birthday parties. The pavilion has a concrete floor, six large picnic tables and an ADA accessible picnic table, two large charcoal BBQ grills, water pump, and four 4-plex electrical outlets.  Rotary Pavilion photos.

Propane gas grills are permitted in both shelters. Propane fireplaces/ fire pits are not allowed in either shelter.

The Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter is sized for a group of 2 - 50 or more. It is popular for birthday parties, family reunions, and picnics. The shelter is surrounded by the Kul Kah Han Native Plant Demonstration Garden and is close to the playground and the Chimacum Creek access area.  It has a gravel floor, six large picnic tables, water spigot, and one 4-plex electrical outlet.  No charcoal grilling allowed, but you may bring your own gas grills. Salmon Shelter Photos.

2019 Reservation Fees for 4 hours
Number of People Rotary Pavilion Salmon Shelter
100 or more $185 $85
50 to 100 $135 $55
25 to 50 $  85 $40
25 or less $  55 $30

Request a Reservation - Online, Email, or Phone
Make a Reservation Request for a specific date and time using this website. Use the Account Login (or set up an account for your family or organization) under Account Info at top left of this screen. Once signed in, use Start a Facility Request to submit a reservation request. To check for availability for a specific facility and date, use View Availability Chart linked within the Start a Facility Request screen. 

Businesses, non-profits, government agencies, and other entities will be required to provide a Certificate of Commercial Liability Insurance insurance naming Jefferson County as additionally insured for the event.

Reservation Requests are not confirmed until payment has been received. You may contact Jefferson County Public Works for reservation assistance at 360-385-9160 or email

Key Park Rules

-- Pets on leash at all times - no exceptions
-- Clean-up after your pet
-- Day use only; no entry when dusk, or overnight parking
-- No public use of alcohol (see below) or marijuana per Washington State Law
-- Prohibited in HJ Carroll Park
        - Horses and other livestock (see exception below)
        - Motorized bicycles (see exception below)
        - Motorized scooters, skateboards, or similar devices (see exception below)
        - Drones, RC aircraft, or RC cars
        - Motorized 'kid' cars and motorcycles
        - Metal detecting
        - Fireworks
        - Amplified sound of any kind (without a permit)
-- All motorized wheelchairs, scooters and other devices to assist with disabilities are permitted at all locations
-- Pickleball is not allowed on the basketball courts at HJ Carroll Park.

“In the State of Washington it is illegal to open or consume alcoholic beverages in a public place" (see Title 66.44.100 of the RCW). This law applies in all Jefferson County parks, campgrounds, and recreation facilities. Exceptions to this law can be granted by the Washington State Liquor Control Board (see Title 314 of the WAC) in the form of a Washington State Banquet Permit ( or a special occasion license for example. All proposals to serve alcohol at an event in a Jefferson County Park are subject to approval by Jefferson County. For more information please contact Jefferson County Public Works at 360-385-9160 or

*Horses, motorized bicycles, scooters & skateboards are allowed on park roads and the Rick Tollefson Trail.

Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Caretakers Wanted
Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is seeking 'live-on-site' caretakers for HJ Carroll Park. 
Check out the flyer for more information: HJ Carroll Caretakers 2020

If you are interested in the position fill out the application here: Caretakers Application- PDF Fillable 
Applications may be sent to Parks & Rec Manager, Matt Tyler, 

Current Activities

Click on an activity name for details or the date for the activity schedule.


Program Activity Teams Date Time
JC Soccer Club UK Soccer Camps Monday August 17, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
JC Soccer Club UK Soccer Camps Tuesday August 18, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
JC Soccer Club UK Soccer Camps Wednesday August 19, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
JC Soccer Club UK Soccer Camps Thursday August 20, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
JC Soccer Club UK Soccer Camps Friday August 21, 2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Athletic Field Maintenance, ATHLETIC FIELDS ARE CLOSED - Thank you! Monday August 24, 2020 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Athletic Field Maintenance, ATHLETIC FIELDS ARE CLOSED - Thank you! Tuesday August 25, 2020 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
County Rec Youth Fall Soccer games- tentative Sunday September 6, 2020 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM