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Highest point on the Kitsap Peninsula
Gold Mountain, at 1,761 feet, is the highest point on the Kitsap Peninsula. The Olympic Mountains (to the west) ranging between 7,000 and 8,000 feet, and the Cascade Mountains (to the east) including Mt Rainier at 14, 411 feet, surround the Kitsap Peninsula and contribute to our spectacular scenery.
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Haunted sites on the Kitsap Peninsula
Throughout the Kitsap Peninsula you'll find haunted sites - these are the ones we have heard about - let us know about other sites.


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Weather
Weather on and around the Kitsap Peninsula varies greatly due to the mountains, water and other influences.
Silverdale

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Napoleon's Poplar Trees
In 1908 C.E. Greaves planted the original Lombardy Poplar tree that is the forerunner of the majestic stand of poplars that now towers over Silverdale. The trees are the actual cuttings of the trees whose origin were the trees that Napoleon had planted on the Isle of St. Helena when he was banished from France.


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Geoduck
Pronounced "gooey-duck" it has been proclaimed the Washington State Bird but is, in fact, the most impressive hardshell clam in the Pacific Northwest . . .
Blake Island

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Cascadia Marine Trail
Washington Water Trails Association
4649 Sunnyside Ave N #305
Seattle, WA, WA 98103-6900
206.545.9161
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This inland sea trail is a National Recreation Trail and designated one of only 16 National Millennium Trails by the White House. Suitable for day or multi-day trips, the Cascadia Marine Trail has over 50 campsites to visit. People can boat to the campsites from many public and private launch sites or shoreline trailheads.
Bremerton

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MV Carlisle II
Built in 1917, the MV Carlisle II is the oldest continuously operating ferry in Puget Sound and the longest continuously licensed vessel in the U.S. This foot ferry was totally overhauled in 2004 and currently operates between Bremerton and Port Orchard.


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Puget Sound
Puget Sound is an arm of the Pacific Ocean, bordering Kitsap Peninsula on the east, named for Peter Puget, who explored it.
Hansville

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Oldest Eagle's Nest in Washington State
The oldest documented Eagle's nest in Washington State is located near Hansville, high on the bluff overlooking Puget Sound in the Point No Point County Park.
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Kitsap, Chief Kitsap
Kitsap or Ktsap was a war chief of the Suquamish Tribe. One source says that he was the most powerful chief on Puget Sound from 1790 to 1845. Kitsap County, Washington and the Kitsap Peninsula are named for him.
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