To fall into bed full of smiles, incredible memories, amazing food, and plans to do it all over again tomorrow is a sure sign that you're on the right vacation. For adventurers of all shapes and sizes, Hood Canal has something to do that's just right.
Don the helmet and clip into your pedals, for there is no shortage of road or trail from which to experience the beauty and thrill of this picturesque landscape.
From open water trolling on the sound to throwing dry flies on a small lowland lakes, fish are anxiously waiting to be caught by every angler. Come seek colossal coho in the fall and hungry trout in the spring to see why every season is fishing season in Hood Canal.
Enjoy world-class golfing and spectacular scenery at one of Hood Canal’s destination golf courses.
World-class hiking trails lace the Olympic Mountain wilderness, leading from mountain streambeds through old growth forest to high-altitude ridgelines with breathtaking views of Hood Canal and beyond.
Tide-ripped saltwater passages and calm salty coves, rivers running white and swift, eddying backwards in estuaries, and lakes of every size makes Hood Canal and Mason County the ideal destination for kayakers, canoers, and SUPs.
There is a new racing course in Hood Canal, near Shelton, called The Ridge Motorsports Park. This venue includes a fantastic road course that's geared towards club racers and competitors.
Hood Canal is well known for raising and promoting some of the best musicians in the world! That's why all year long you are sure to find world-class music at even the quaintest of events—from country to rock and even harnessing some of the best classical talent with Anna's Bay Chorale.
Mason County & Hood Canal host a variety of parks and recreational facilities to suit every visitor's needs, from beach access with shellfish gathering and boat launches to mountain trails, woodland picnic areas, spectacular waterfalls, and unique campsites.
Hood Canal is known among scuba divers worldwide for its gentle currents and curious rock formations. Lessons and equipment are available at various locations in Hood Canal.
We love the folks at Skydive Kapowsin! Feel the adrenaline pumping rush of free-fall, and experience the freedom of the air with highly trained professional instructors.
You can do the loop around Hood Canal tasting exquisite seafood & fresh raised beef at our local dining treasures—pairing with stops at some of the best tasting rooms in the Northwest.
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View the Visitor’s Guide and start planning your next adventure today!