FAY BAINBRIDGE STATE PARK
Fay Bainbridge State 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 two volcanoes and features sandy beaches. On clear days, Mount Rainier and Mount Baker are visible from a sandy beach. The park features a variety of water activities. Nearby Old Man House is located on the site of the home of Chief Seattle.
Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk.
The park is open year round for camping and day use.
Camping:Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.Check-out time, 1 p.m.Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
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
At the park entrance is a display of a bell donated by the Kitsap County Historical Society. This bell was brought to the area from San Francisco in 1883 by Captain Jeremiah Farnham. The bell was to proclaim important community events to the citizens of Port Madison. The park was acquired in 1944 from Mr. And Mrs. Temple S. Fay.
Services/Supplies Available in the park Available in the area? Camping? Pay phone? Auto repair? Boat rental? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Gifts? Golf? Groceries? Hardware? Marine supplies? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Postal service? Propane? Recreational equipment? White gas? Wood? Swimming
The park has 10 tent sites, 26 utility sites, one dump station, two restrooms and two showers.
The 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.
More about park hours Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m.Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.Length of stay: You may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31.
Two mooring buoys are available for boat tie up.
Moorage fees are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats and buoys from 1 p.m. to 8 a.m Moorage permits are available at parks offering moorage. For information, call (360) 902-8844.