Hansville is located on the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula, affording sweeping views of Admiralty Inlet, Whidbey Island, and Puget Sound.
There is an abundance of wildlife viewing including whale watching at the right times and loads of bird watching. Fishermen enjoy catching salmon from the beach while taking in the views and watching the parade of marine traffic. This picturesque rural community enjoys some of the areas lowest rainfall totals, making it an ideal outdoor recreation site. Read our blog for more information.
Local grocery and cafe providing visitors with provisions for fishing, boating and picnics. Wonderful cafe with full-service bar featuring local brews and wines.
Also, in Hansville is North Point Market, which not only sells espresso, fresh sandwiches and salads but also local farm fresh veggies & meats, imports and gifts.
Hansville offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy a truly natural Kitsap Peninsula experience. The Hansville Greenway, featuring walking trails and wildlife-habitat viewing stations, is located next to the popular Kitsap County Buck Lake, which is just west of the main road before you reach the Hansville saltwater beach. Buck Lake is a great place for a picnic, bike rest stop or summer swim.
Another beach with saltwater access is Norwegian Point County Park by the HansGrill Grocery Store. Follow Hansville Road NE as it curves to the left onto NE Twin Spits Road. Click here for driving directions.
ATTENTION BIRDERS! Hansville #32 is one of the official Washington State Audubon Puget Sound Loop, which has a total of eight around the Kitsap Peninsula. Site #32, featuring 60 acres of saltwater shore, wetlands and upland forest, is accessible via the Kitsap County Point No Point Park, which has parking and trails. Churning tides create a banquet for thousands of wintering Bonaparte’s Gulls. The feast also draws Buffleheads; Red-throated, Pacific and Common Loons; Common Murres; and Marbled and Ancient Murrelets. Learn more about our local birds at the Kitsap Audubon Society.