Regardless of when you visit, there is no shortage of activities to do here. Worthington Park is an all year favorite with something to do in every season.
On the grounds itself is the Berkenfield Interpretive Trail. The trail follows along the Little Quilcene River pointing out native plant life. Follow one of the shoot off trails to the river and you might see salmon swimming by during their run. Hamilton Pond offers a resting point at the end of the trail where you can enjoy the rustle of cattails in the breeze or listen to the Red Winged Blackbirds sing.
The warmer parts of the year during spring and summer, people enjoy kayaking in the bay, hiking, fishing, clamming, shrimping, crabbing, canoeing, paddle boating and swimming. Worthington Park is within one and two miles of beach access. You can access Quilcene Bay at the head on East Quilcene Road or Herb Beck Marina which has a boat launch and picnic area. Worthington Park is also Located within minutes to the Olympic Nation Forest. There are numerous roads and trails waiting to be explored. The Jefferson County Activity Map at Enjoy Olympic Peninsula can provide you with information on trailheads, camping and other activities. You may even encounter wildlife! Elk, deer and mountain lions have all made appearances in the area.
Hiking in the autumn months will give you a great show of the changing leaves of the Big-Leaf Maple and other deciduous trees. There are trails for all skill levels to enjoy the changing season from lush green to bright yellow and red. The cooler months of fall also a favorite time to go oyster picking.
In the winter months Hurricane Ridge is the focal point for snow and winter recreation, with opportunities for snowshoeing, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding, and tubing.
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