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Salt Creek Recreation Area

Address: 3506 Camp Hayden Road, Port Angeles, WA 98363
Phone Number: 360-928-3441
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Port Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Hiking
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Owner description: This popular coastal area was converted from an old military fort after World War II.
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Madison
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69 reviews 69 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We were so happy to find this beautiful park located on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We were initially concerned that we wouldn't be able to find a site large enough for our 45 foot motorhome. However, we were pleasantly surprised to find several sites that would accomodate us (the pull thru sites 33-39). They are a bit narrow... More

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We arrived at high tide, so we weren't able to see many of the tide pools, but the rest of the facility was gorgeous, well maintained and well worth the drive. What we *could* see of the tide pools were wonderful!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Do you like a sandy beach, awesome tide pools and hiking? This place has everything. Highly recommended for families of all ages. Tons of wild life, starfish, sea urchins, deer, eagles, otters. Camp on the bluff with a small walk down to the beach.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had started planning our fall camping trip a little late, so we were not able to book a site in advance due to the cumbersome mail-in procedure currently in place. Fortunately by mid-September the crowds had thinned out and we were able to secure a spot. The good news is that starting January 2015 sites can be booked on... More

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Harsens Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Just a relaxing scenic drive...just watch out for deers crossing the road. Try to take all the back roads you won't see many cars.

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Renton, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Unfortunately on our first try to visit, the park was closed because of a run going on. It was well worth waiting until the next day to visit. The views are amazing and it isn't everywhere that you can look down in the water and see a Fried Egg Jellyfish!

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Absolutely stunning and gorgeous piece of nature. I went around 7 till 8 PM and the views were amazing.

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Sarasota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If I go camping in the Olympic Peninsula I want to come here. A quick day visit revealed a beautiful coast line with good tide pools. Even a sandy beach to explore. The campground is right on the coast with some sites backing up to the headland. Its nice! And close to Port Angeles if you need to shop or... More

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Port Angeles, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The scenery is beautiful. There is a play park area for the kids and clean bathroom facilities. Great place to see wildlife and comb the beach.

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Bothell, Washington
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good place to relax and have some walks. Great views from almost any place and especially on sunny day.

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