Twanoh State Park

Twanoh State Park

Twanoh State Park and Boat Ramp, Hood Canal, Mason County, Shelton

Twanoh State Park

is located on the south shore of Hood Canal at 12190 E State Route 106, Union, WA 98592 in Mason County. Twanoh State Park sits right on the shores of Hood Canal and features one of the warmest saltwater bodies in Puget Sound. The Canal is actually a fjord which is a long narrow body of water open to the ocean and bordered at one end by steep cliffs or hills. Visitors flock to enjoy shallow water play off the beach as weather permits. Migrating salmon can be viewed in the fall starting at the mouth of Twanoh Creek and upstream through the campgrounds and surrounding forestland. In the summer Twanoh State Park is open from 6:30 am to dusk and in the winter from 8 am to dusk.

Twanoh State Park and Boat Ramp, Hood Canal, Mason County, Shelton

Like boating? Twanoh State Park offers a boat ramp and 100 feet of dock. A daily watercraft launching permit for $7 and a trailer dumping permit for $5 may be purchased at the park. The park also provides 200 feet of moorage. Moorage fees are charged year round for mooring at docks, floats and buoys from 1 pm to 8 am. Daily and annual permits are available. Visitors also enjoy other recreational activities including camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, water skiing and wildlife viewing.

Going on a picnic? Twanoh State Park has two kitchen shelters with electricity plus 125 unsheltered picnic tables. One kitchen shelter can accommodate up to 150 people and requires a reservation. The other shelter accommodates up to 40 people and is available first come, first serve.

Twanoh State Park and Boat Ramp, Hood Canal, Mason County, Shelton

Twanoh State Park is open year round for camping, with limited water supply in the winter. Camp check-in time is 2:30 pm and check-out time is 1 pm. Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 6:30 am. The campground has 25 tent spaces, 22 full hookup spaces, two restrooms and one shower. Maximum site length is 35 feet and space may be limited. Gathering firewood is not allowed, but packaged firewood is available for purchase from the campground host or local stores. All campsites are first come, first served. There is a maximum of eight people per campsite. Second vehicle fee is $10 per night in a addition to campsite fee and second vehicles must be parked in designated campsite or extra vehicle parking spaces.