Adam Tallman Nature Trail
A small nature oasis in the middle of town, the Adam Tallman Trail is a short and easy walk on a comfortable trail through a wetlands area. Viewing of multiple birds, flora and wildlife is available on this hidden and scenic walk.
Crescent Creek Park
This 5.8-acre site at the top of the bay offers basketball and tennis courts and a softball field, as well as a playground and restroom. A picnic ramada is available on a first-come, first-served use. The park boasts some of Gig Harbor's largest cedar trees and the Crescent Creek Estuary.
A small boat launch is available for recreational use at the northwest end of Crescent Lake and includes parking and portable restrooms.
This beautiful paved trail is a haven for walkers, longboarders, and bicyclists. Stretching from the middle of Gig Harbor to the Narrows Bridges, this trail parallels state Route 16 and runs under the adjacent power lines.
Located on Carr Inlet just northwest of Kopachuck State Park, this park is a 5.5-acre saltwater shoreline site that can only be accessed by boat, including hand-launched craft from Kopachuck State Park.
Donkey Creek Park
This 1-acre park at the intersection of Harborview and North Harborview Drive features a salmon-bearing waterway surrounded by the largest trees remaining on the waterfront. Restrooms available.
Grandview Forest Park
This all natural, 8.5-acre chunk of forested land next to the Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3105 Grandview St., is a verdant retreat shielded from neighboring roads and houses by a collection of sizeable cedars and firs. The park is a great place to see birds. Dogs on leashes are welcome at the park and are even provided a drinking spigot. Restrooms available.
Joemma Beach State Park
This site is a 122-acre marine camping park with 3,000 feet of saltwater frontage on the southeast Key Peninsula. This area is an excellent place for fishing, boating and crabbing.
Key Pen Parks
Key Pen Parks is dedicated to serve our community and its citizens. We are deeply committed to the enhancement and preservation of our community's quality of life. In partnership with our citizens, we will always strive to provide and promote the highest quality leisure and recreation environment.
Located on Carr Inlet, right outside of Horsehead Bay, this 156-acre saltwater shoreline site includes 41 campsites, 15 and 35 person group camps, numerous picnic sites, as well as many different options for marine recreation.
Situated between Sehmel Drive and Bujacich Road, this is a vast 122-acre forest, which is a great place to go walking, hiking or biking. This park contains old-growth trees, abundant wildlife, and over three miles of trails.
Located at 1600 Lucille Parkway, this park has fantastic views of both Narrows Bridges. This “off the beaten path” location is undeveloped open space with 1,000 feet of waterfront located on just a 3-acre site.
The Peninsula Metropolitan Park District (PenMet Parks) was created in May of 2004 by a majority vote of Peninsula residents. The District's mission is to enhance the quality of life on the Gig Harbor Peninsula by providing park and recreational opportunities for all of its citizens. This mission is only accomplished by working with you and others.
Penrose Point State Park
A 152-acre marine and camping park on the Key Peninsula. Wildlife, birds and forested terrain are among the features.
Purdy Sand Spit
Located adjacent to state Route 302, the 7.5 acre park includes tidelands, a boat launch, as well as picnic and walking areas on both sides of the Gig Harbor-Longbranch Road approach to the Purdy Bridge between Henderson Bay and Burley Lagoon. Summer favorites include windsurfing, fishing, boating and beach-combing at this spot.
Sehmel Homestead Park
Located at 78th Avenue NW and Sehmel Drive NW, this newly improved park is now home to courts and fields for baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and tennis. The Sehmel Homestead Park site is situated on a 98-acre parcel in the Swede Hill area, only minutes north of downtown Gig Harbor.
Located on Colvose Passage, this popular scuba diving destination is an 82-acre scenic site in with over 2,400 feet of waterfront and walking trails.
Wilkinson Farm Park
This 17-acre plot at Rosedale St. and state Route 16 features an authentic, turn-of-the-century dairy barn and holly orchard, walking tours, and lots of wildlife.
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