NOTE: State, County & City Parks are now open with Guidelines - WA State has lifted some stay and home requirements and now allows residents and visitors to engage in some outdoor recreation activities. The re-opening applies to WA State Parks, DNR state-managed lands, county and city parks, beaches, wildlife areas, boat launches, boating, fishing, hunting, and golf courses. Please visit the VKP Recreation & Activity Updates page for details.
The Kitsap Peninsula has city, county, community and state parks that offer visitors a wide range of walking trails for year-round use. Some are also available for dog walking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Below is a list of weblinks as well as pdfs of trail maps ro view on your phone or print ro carry along as you explore the trails and pathways of the Natural Side of Puget Sound™. Visit our Recreation page for the Kitsap Peninsula Outdoor Recreation Map.
Another excellent resouce of local trails is Craig Romano Urban Trails: Kitsap available at Liberty Bay Books - Poulsbo, Ballast Book Company - Bremerton, Eagle Harbor Book Co., Bainbridge Island and Mountaineer Books.
Below is a list of Kitsap County Parks & Trails that provide downloadable trail maps and information.
• Guillemot Cove Nature Reserve - 19235 Stavis Bay Rd NW, Seabeck. More info. Click here for a downloadable map. Check out Jesse Allen's video Urban Trails Kitsap Guillemot Cover Nature Preserve-Day Hike.
For more information go to: Kitsap County - Find Your Park
For more information go to: Washington State Parks
Another useful Kitsap Peninsula trail resource: Washington Trails Association
For printable maps of Bainbridge Island trails, click here.
Also, check out the new 'Easy-Does-It' short guide to accompany your walks on Bainbridge Island with recommendations that are perfect for those who wish to avoid steep hills and strenuous trails.