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The mission of the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District is to build a healthy community through effective, sustainable stewardship of the District’s parks and open space, and through the development and delivery of innovative cultural and recreation opportunities.

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Fay Bainbridge Park

15446 Sunrise Drive Google Map

Check out our new Park Site Map!fay bainbridge beach

NOTICE: CLAMS & OYSTERS AT FAY BAINBRIDGE PARK

As approved by the WA State Fish and Wildlife Commission on February 7, 2014, harvesting clams and oysters at Fay Bainbridge Park is now prohibited.  The beach is closed to clams and oysters on a year round basis.

For other alternatives, please see the following resources provided by the WA State Department of Fish and Wildlife:

Visit their website at:http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/shellfish/beaches

Call the WDFW hotline: 1-866-880-5431

 

Fay Bainbridge Park is a 17-acre marine camping park with 1,420 feet of saltwater shoreline on the northeast corner of Bainbridge Island. The park offers sweeping views of Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains and features sandy beaches. On clear days, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker are visible from a sandy beach. Read more about us in this recent Inside Bainbridge article.

Have you been a guest at our Park? We'd love to hear from you! Send Mike Mejia an email at mike@biparks.org and tell us about your stay!

Shellfish Harvesting Prohibited

Shellfish Harvesting is prohibited at this site to protect the eelgrass beds per Park Board direction. Thank you for for helping us protect the delicate Salish Sea marine habitat.

Camping

The Campground at Fay Bainbridge is open for the season, our new septic system will allow us to stay open longer in the year.
Visit our new and improved campground at Fay Bainbridge Park. The campground has 10 tent sites at $15.00 per night with a central water location and a portable toilet. We also offer 26 sites with water at $23.00 per night, there are two restroom facilities, one with showers. Please note that there is no longer a dump station available. Dump Station closed - More info

beach sceneThe utility sites have water only at the site and will accommodate RVs up to 30 feet in length. Some of the sites will take RVs larger than 30 feet.

All camping is first-come, first-served.

Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m. Quiet hours are from 10pm to 6:30am. Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8am and 9pm. Length of stay: You may stay up to 10 days in any 30-day period during the summer.

 

 

Camping Fees (includes applicable taxes):

 

Beach Campground. Sites 1-17 & 19-26
Camp Host Site. Site 18. As available.
Upper Campground. Sites 27-40.
Group Camp Site 42. Private site for up to 16 people.
Additional Vehicle Parking (more than 1/campsite)
Hike/Bike-In Area
Cascade Water Trail
Firewood
Shower Use

$23/night**
$30/night**
$15/night**
$50/night**
$10/night**
$7/person**
$7/person**
$5/bundle*
$0.25/90 sec*

 

* Includes Sales Tax
**Includes Sales and Lodging Tax

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Picnicking

There are two shelters, both with water and one with electricity. There are also 11 sheltered and 40 unsheltered picnic tables. Both shelters are available by reservation and will accommodate groups of up to 50 people. For reservations, phone the BI Park District office at (206) 842-2306 ext 118.

Reservations/Rentals
Available in 4 hour time blocks, 11am-3pm or 4pm-8pm

North Private Picnic Shelter Rental (Click here for pdf info)
Extra Hours
Beachside Lower Picnic Shelter Rental  (Click here for pdf info)
Extra Hours

$80/4 hour block
$20.00/hour
$100/4 hour block
$25/hour

Boating

Fay Bainbridge and nearby Fort Ward Parks are both designations of the Washington Watertrails Association Cascadia Marine Trail, and camping is available at specified beach campsites for $7/person. Fort Ward Park has a boat launch available.

Driving Directions

Located on the northeast side of Bainbridge Island on Puget Sound in Kitsap County.

Park address:
15446 Sunrise Drive
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Google Map

From Poulsbo:
Take Hwy. 305 toward Bainbridge Island. Cross the Agate Pass Bridge. After three miles, come to stoplight and big brown sign with directions to park. Turn left at traffic light onto Day Rd. NE. Travel approximately two miles to a T-intersection. Turn left onto Sunrise Drive NE, and continue 1.7 miles to park entrance on the right.

From the Seattle-Bainbridge Island Ferry:
Continue straight off the ferry onto Hwy. 305. Continue out of town approximately five miles to traffic light and big brown sign with directions to park. Here, turn right onto Day Rd. NE. Travel approximately two miles to a T-intersection. Turn left onto Sunrise Drive NE, and continue 1.7 miles to park entrance on the right.

Wildlife

Mammals

Birds

Fish & Sea Life

• Otters
• Raccoons
• Squirrels

• Crows or Ravens
• Doves or Pigeons
• Ducks
• Eagles
• Geese
• Gulls
• Hawks
• Herons
• Hummingbirds
• Jays
• Ospreys
• Owls
• Pheasants
• Quail
• Woodpeckers
• Wrens

• Clams
• Crabs
• Mussels
• Sea Birds
• Seals
• Shellfish
• Salmon
• Shark



Environmental Features

Physical Features

 

Plant Life

 

 

 

• Cedar
• Douglas Fir
• Hemlock
• Spruce
• Yew
• Alder
• Apple
• Cherry
• Maple
• Daisy
• Foxglove
• Rhododendron
• Berries
• Eel Grass
• Ferns
• Moss or Lichens


We’d Love to Hear From You!

We sincerely hope you enjoyed your stay at beautiful Fay Bainbridge Park, and would love to hear from you! Please let us know how things went, what was fabulous, and what can be improved. Send Mike Mejia an email at mike@biparks.org and please put Fay Bainbridge Comments in the subject line. Thank you!

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