Nature & Environment

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the natural beauty of the Kitsap Peninsula! You can find trails that will provide serenity to help re-energize your body and mind. From October through November, take guided or self guided tours of the Annual Salmon Migration at locations around the Kitsap Peninsula. Click for details and read our blog for more information.

Salmon Habitat & Tours

Salmon Habitat & Tours

Visit our Salmon Habitat & Tours page for information on guided salmon spawning tours as well as a map for a self-guided day of seeing these magnificent creatures returning home.

Beach Walking & Watching

Beach Walking & Watching

Kitsap Stream StewardsThe Kitsap Peninsula is home to dozens of environmental and stewardship groups that provide hands on education about the importance of protecting and restore our shorelines and water ways. Stillwater Environmental CenterWSU Beach Watchers offer educational class. The Clear Creek Trail Task Force conducts beach seining events (shown above) on the shores between the Oxford Suites and Silverdale Beach Hotels. A great activity if you are visiting the area with children. Check their website for schedule.

Public Parks & Trails

Public Parks & Trails

Kitsap Peninsula has thousands of acres of forested lands, open space, wetlands, wildlife and birding habitat that can be enjoyed all year round. There are wonderful public and heritage parks to enjoy miles of trails, wetland area to enjoy wildlife and our natural environment. Click here for a list of Kitsap County Heritage Parks. Also visit our Parks & Trails page
Birding & Eagle Watching

Birding & Eagle Watching

The Kitsap Peninsula region is a popular destinations for birders and those who want to enjoy wildlife in their natural environment. The Kitsap Audubon Society website offers a wealth of information about local birding locations and activities. For more information about birding viewing locations and resources visit our Bird & Eagle Watching page. Read our blog to find out why winter is a great time to go birding on the Kitsap Peninsula.