Fort Ward Park
Fort Ward Park is a 137-acre marine park with 4,300 feet of saltwater shoreline on Rich Passage. Many of the structures in the park reflect the historic military significance of the area, but the park is well developed for day use.
The Fort Ward Trail System is made up of 3 different trails with varying difficulty levels. The Lower Fort Ward Trail is rated Easy and is a .89 mile long paved, flat trail that parallels the Puget Sound beach. It is a very popular trail that provides bird watching opportunities, views of the…
This is a really interesting place to take a walk and explore. The main part of the hike is a long, straight, unused asphalted lane, with the Salish Sea on one side, and a wooded hillside on the other. You can hear and sometimes see Sea Lions and Harbor Seals barking in the distance. When the tide…
Fort Ward park is perfect for walking, children on wheels, boat launching, afternoon and evening picnics.
“They offer great artisanal breads and pastries, Italian pantry items, and last minute pre-dinner stop for wine, cheese, ice cream, or Via Rossa fresh pasta. ”
“Fast, fresh, traditional Thai food at good prices. Available for eat-in or takeaway.”
“Wine tasting and a warm and inviting place. This is quite the local scene and often has live music on the weekends. ”
“A great pub to grab a drink a bite to eat. Excellent sandwiches, pizzas and salads. In the summer it's a perfect spot to sit outside. Its also a great live music venue.”