During this difficult time, the Kitsap Peninsula is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and many opportunities to enjoy safe and healthy outdoor recreational activities all year round. Whether visiting or living in the region, when out touring the town or hiking the trails, please follow official health guidelines as you Discover the Treasures Around the Kitsap Peninsula.
Kitsap is now following WA State Phase I Guidelines that allow outdoor recreation activities. Below are links to information about locations and maps including those featured in Craig Romana's popular Kitsap Urban Trails Guide.
The Kitsap Peninsula loves pets, and we have dozens of public parks, miles of trails, beaches and wide-open spaces where you and your best friend can enjoy some fresh air. Check out our newest blog—Pet Friendly Hikes on the Kitsap Peninsula for a number of great trails and parks to choose from. Also, check out our Pet-Friendly Places page for more information on pet-friendly lodging and smart trail tips for hiking with your dog.
KitsapBites.com is our new website devoted to providing support to independent, locally owned places to eat & drink all around the Kitsap Peninsula. More listings are in the process of being added but if you have a local favorite you would like to share, send an email to .
Use our Eating & Drink Search to find options for more eating, drinking, services and amenities. Please note that not all establishments are open or may be offering limited services. Please check with each establishment to confirm details.
Check out our new web page which features a wide range of outdoor art located around the Kitsap Peninsula region in both urban and natural environments...and nearly all are free and open to the public for viewing any time of the year.
The VKP created a special VKP Tourism Partner section to assist local businesses that are vital to Kitsap's tourism industry and the local economy. The section includes links and information provided by industry, government, and business organizations. Click here for details.