Illahee State Park RV & Campground Guide


The Illahee State Park is located between Bainbridge Island and Bremerton on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington state. This is an 86-acre marine camping park that is located on a beachfront on Port Orchard Bay. It is home to a dense forest that is filled with gorgeous hiking trails, camping opportunities, and the largest yew trees in the country. Visitors can enjoy shellfish harvesting, fishing, swimming, diving, or water skiing in this park. It is in proximity to Seattle, Mercer Island, and Shoreline.

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Spring 38-65 F
Summer 51-76 F
Fall 38-71 F
Winter 35-49 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Illahee State Park

You can easily make your next state park trip a memorable one if you rent an RV. An RV will let you take your family on a comfortable trip. Moreover, if you rent an RV, you will be able to make your holiday experience an enjoyable one while visiting state parks in style. Rent an RV from RVshare.com and take an enjoyable trip to Illahee State Park with your family.

Illahee State Park RV Park and Campground

Illahee State Park RV Park and Campground is home to 25 RV sites. You will find this park and campground in Port Orchard Bay near a prime beachfront. What's amazing about these RV sites is that each one comes with full hookups, a fire ring, a picnic table, and ample shade for some quality time with your family. Moreover, these RV sites also come with dumping stations, fresh drinking water, toilets, and hot shower facilities.

If you want to enjoy outdoor activities, you should know that this RV park offers hiking, picnicking, boating, biking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and wildlife-watching tours. You can take advantage of the guided tours for the exploration of local historic sites. All the trails are well-preserved, and you can also take your pets with you. The average nightly rate ranges from $20 to $35.

  • Electrical hookup: 50/30/20 amp

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Picnic tables: Yes

  • Pets allowed: Yes

  • Alcoholic beverages: No

  • Open fires: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

Manchester State Park RV Park and Campground

Manchester State Park RV Park and Campground is in proximity to Illahee State Park. It is located in Port Orchard and offers 50 well-kept RV sites. The sites are covered with bushes and trees, offering ample privacy for families. The management staff is quite friendly, and there are hundreds of different things that you can enjoy at this park. The park also offers tokens for hot showers, and there is a laundry room for visitors. You're sure to enjoy relaxing by the beach and watching a serene sunset with your family. The nightly rates vary from $35 to $45.

  • Electrical hookup: 30/20/15 amp

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Picnic tables: Yes

  • Pets allowed: Yes

  • Alcoholic beverages: No

  • Open fires: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

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What to Do at
Illahee State Park

Inside Illahee State Park

This 82-acre marine camping park is home to a wide array of land-based and water-based activities for families. There are hiking trails that offer some of the best wildlife watching experiences in the area. The 360-foot-long dock allows for watercraft launching and amazing boating tours with the family. You can also opt for bird-watching tours, geocaching, diving, crabbing, shellfish harvesting, and swimming in the water. 

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How to Get to
Illahee State Park

This park is located approximately 3 miles north of Bremerton on the Kitsap Peninsula in Kitsap County. If you are driving your RV from the north or the south on Highway 3, you need to take the East Bremerton Exit at the end of Silverdale. Once you take the exit, you will need to keep driving down Sylvan Road for another 7.5 miles. Then, you take a left, and you will find the park entrance about 1.5 miles from the main Sylvan Road.

Entering Illahee State Park

The park is open throughout the year. Day-use hours run from 8:00 a.m. to dusk. You will need a Discover Pass to enter any state park in Washington, including Illahee State Park. 

Illahee State Park Discover Pass (Annual) : $30.0

Illahee State Park Discover Pass (One-Day) : $10.0

Illahee State Park offers a multitude of fun water-based activities for your family. You can take advantage of tours to learn about the area, or you can go explore your surroundings and all the wildlife and sightseeing options available. Be sure to take pictures with your family and post them to social media. Don't forget to tag RVshare in your posts. You can also send pictures and travel tips to [email protected]. The site may even feature your pictures in its next blog.

Frequently Asked Questions About Illahee State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Illahee State Park?

Illahee State Park boasts a peaceful campground near the water with 25 designated RV campsites. All of the park's RV sites feature full hookups. The campground also has an on-site dump station.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Illahee State Park?

Illahee State Park is an excellent place to observe marine wildlife such as crabs, clams, mussels, seals, sea cucumbers, oysters, starfish, and whales. On the land, you may spot include coyotes, foxes, bears, owls, and otters.

Are pets allowed at Illahee State Park?

Pets are permitted in the beach area as well as the rest of Illahee State Park for no extra fee. If you bring your pets, you'll need to clean up after them and keep them leashed at all times.

What is the climate of Illahee State Park?

Illahee State Park is typically cool and wet throughout most of the year. There is lots of rain between October and March, and the summers rarely get much warmer than 75 degrees. The winters hover between 35 and 49 degrees.

What is the best time of year to visit Illahee State Park?

You'll usually have the best experience visiting the park between May and September. These months should be warm enough to be comfortable, and the odds of getting drenched by rain will be slim.