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Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park

Olympic Peninsula


Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast




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This park offers a unique experience right inside the City of Port Townsend. At one time this lagoon was connected with the Puget Sound, the water here rising and falling with the tides. Over the years, development and industry were not kind to this estuary: Sims Way blocked it off from the Sound, and extensive dumping shrunk this water body by half.

Luckily, starting in the 1980s, this area started to gain some protections, making it the public park and valuable habitat it is today. Now there are trails in the upland portion of the park where visitors can explore. These trails are wheelchair accessible. An added bonus for visitors is the variety of bird species you are likely to see.


Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park

Map & Directions


Olympic Peninsula -- Northern Coast

City of Port Townsend

Getting There

The park is located in downtown Port Townsend. There is no official parking area associated with this park, but trails do connect with the Haines Place park and ride on the corner of Lander and 12th St. The streets that border the park are Landes St, 12th St, Sims Way, and Kearney Street.

Take Transit:

Jefferson Transit routes 1,2,3,4,6A, 6B, 7 all stop at the Haines Place park and ride which connects to the trails in the park.

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