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Address: Bainbridge Island, WA

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Easy Walking for a Senior

Spectacular views of the sound, and nice flat trails for a senior and kids alike to walk on. There are no facilities inside the park other than "port-a-potties" which is too bad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You can walk/ride a flat paved road through the park that adjoins the blue waters of the Rich's Passage (sit in the sand) and the old army Fort Ward (visit the old bunkers). Easy to walk, or take the uphill trail (beautiful birds and trees) for more scenery and exercise. Good parking, bathrooms, bring your own snacks. Dogs on leash... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Spectacular views of the sound, and nice flat trails for a senior and kids alike to walk on. There are no facilities inside the park other than "port-a-potties" which is too bad, but it does not differ frpom a lot of [parks in that regard.

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Issaquah, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The family and friends decided to take a day trip. We spent few hours here walking the trails and hanging out at the beach areas. My kid loved playing near the beach throwing rocks and running around. Beautiful scenery.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Fort Ward is the site of a former military installation on Rich Passage on the south side of Bainbridge Island. It is now a combination of park on the water and a housing development on the top of the hill where the parade grounds were located. some of the old brick buildings are converted into other uses and officer's homes... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Plenty to see, great hiking and the restrooms are decent. Bring the family for a good time. You can eat local.

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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This park has a main walking path, wonderful trails and a gorgeous view of the sound. There are historical sites located in the park and convenient restrooms.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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178 reviews 178 reviews
35 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had a difficult time finding this military based turned into a beautiful park. There were signposts in some parts of the route and then nothing. We made quit e a few wrong turns, but the perseverance paid off when we walked through the forest trails to the beach and back. There are also buildings and sights of historical significance... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The state park is beautiful and interesting. You'll see some of the biggest trees on Bainbridge here. But we didn't love the beach and the hike back to the car is very steep - too steep for the oldest and youngest in our party.

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Sammamish, Washington
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135 reviews 135 reviews
90 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went on a sunny fresh day of April. Great landscape, quiet park for walking or biking. We were in the shore area which was very pleasant and relaxing... sunny but still a little cold; it was just perfect. You arrive to Bainbridge Island by ferry and it takes around 15 minutes to get to the park. This park is... More 

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Hawaii
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349 reviews 349 reviews
147 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

There are pleasant places to walk here. We did not think the trail up the hill was particularly difficult. It is quite short. The highlight for us was the view of the water.

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