Overnight Camping

Here in Kitsap we are fortunate to have multiple kayak camping solutions. With over two hundred miles of shoreline, you can do a single overnight trip or a week long expedition. Below are helpful tools and tips to plan your next big adventure.

Kayak Accessible Camp Grounds

Port of Brownsville
Illahee State Park
Manchester State Park
Blake Island State Park
Twanoh State Park
Kitsap Memorial Park
Fay Bainbridge Park
Fort Ward Park


Overnight Rentals

Planning a overnight kayak camping trip but you don't own a kayak, no problem. There are plenty of overnight camping locations with in a days paddle of one of our rental locations. You can rent a single or double kayak and store your camping gear inside the water tight compartments. Then paddle a few miles and have a camping adventure that you wont forget.
Check here for overnight rental rates.

Poulsbo Rental Overnight Camping


 From our Poulsbo rental location you have numerous overnight and multi-day trip options, including to Bainbridge Island, Blake Island and Seattle. Distances listed are for round trip travel in nautical miles (1 mile = 1.15NM)

Round Trip Distances:

  • Trip A. Poulsbo to Brownsville 11.6NM
  • Trip B. Poulsbo to Illahee State Park 17.7NM
  • Trip C. Poulsbo to Faye Bainbrige State Park 18.8NM
  • Trip D. Poulsbo to Fort Ward 24NM
  • Trip E. Poulsbo to Port Gamble rental 35NM
  • Trip F. Call for More Multi-day trips

Port Gamble Rental Overnight Camping

From our Port Gamble beach there are amazing overnight trip options: Kitsap Memorial State Park, the beautiful, secluded Washington Water Trails campsite, Seabeck's Scenic Beach State Park, or do an amazing multi-day trip in the Canal.

Round Trip Distances:

  • Trip A. Port Gamble to Hood Head State Park 6NM
  • Trip B. Port Gamble to Salisbury Point County Park 3NM
  • Trip C. Port Gamble to Kitsap Memorial State Park 8NM
  • Trip D. Port Gamble to Olympic Cabin 18NM
  • Trip E. Port Gamble to Olympic Camp Ground 20NM
  • Trip F. Port Gamble to Dosewallips State Park 42NM
  • Trip G. Port Gamble to Poulsbo Rental 35NM
  • Trip H. Call for More Multi-day trips

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