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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beach access”(27 reviews)
“picnic tables”(19 reviews)
“bench swings”(5 reviews)
This popular waterfront park was established over a century ago.
Jackson St, Port Townsend, WA
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 23, 2012

We spent a few hours afternoon here with our 2 years old daughter here and she loved to visit here a lots. Likes:- -great place for kids and dogs -stroller friendly -public washroom right close to the front entrance -scenic park and easy walking distance...More

6  Thank jack m
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice place for a quick stop and stroll. Beach access. Probably a good picnic site. Seemed to be a popular place.

1  Thank oviper2001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not the only tourists who fell for the rating on Trip Advisor (we saw others wandering the grounds), thinking it was something special. It turns out to be a very average, neighborhood park that just happens to be in a very pretty location...More

Thank parkwife
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This city park is all you could ask for. Beautifully landscaped and maintained. Safe, inviting, with access to the beach. Several families with kids were playing amidst the red cedars. A lovely memory.

1  Thank Kenn H
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Pleasant park with outstanding views! don't go here for a workout though. Go to relax and unwind a bit.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed September 3, 2018

In the spring ( April/ May), this park is an idyll place. So many beautiful trees and flowers. It is always a wonderful park, though, all year round. There is easy access down to the beach, where you can play in tide pools. Up in...More

Thank Kristi S
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Bench swings (a little wet from the morning dew but oh well), picnic tables in great condition, stuff for kids (slide, swings), pretty covered walkway, and beautiful gazebo. Worth the visit.

Thank Erinthebest
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This park is a hidden jewel in Port Townsend. Grab a picnic, a blanket, and a bottle of wine and plan on spending an afternoon at this gorgeous park.

Thank janetg739
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a late August afternoon. There were just a few other visitors. I would recommend the City move the historical sign to the entrance of the park instead of its current location hidden under the trees. It may look spectacular in the spring...More

Thank Rhensrude
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Beautiful park overlooking the ocean. Good playground for children. Interesting trees with unique pine cones.

Thank clifforda530
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Loved hearing the sound of the waves crashing in. Nice venue for watching Hamlet. Restrooms available.

Thank grandmumirene
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Enjoy your evening in port town send open park. Lots of flora n fauna. Take a stroll right up to the water front. Picnic benches for family barbecue available.

Thank Try_travel001
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June 22, 2017|
Response from wendy4763 | Reviewed this property |
August 4 - 27, Henry IV.
June 5, 2016|
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Response from sapphireblue196 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are grills at the park.
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