Twanoh State Park

The park name derives from that of the Native American Twana tribes, one known better today as the Skokomish. The park has 3,167 feet of shoreline backed by 182-acres of park straddling State Route 106. Twanoh has a warm saltwater beach and numerous Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) park buildings built during the 1930’s.

Twanoh State Park

Approach: South shore of Hood Canal, east of the Hood Canal Narrows and just west of Twanoh Creek.
Location: South shore of Hood Canal, east of the Hood Canal Narrows and just west of Twanoh Creek.
Hazards: Winds and wind-affected waves
Sites: 2
Water: Water at picnic area past parking lot
Sanitation: Flush toilets
Overflow: In main camp area across Highway 106
Fires: One fire ring at campsite. Woodburning stove in picnic shelter nearby.
Extras: Hiking trails and seasonal wading pool
Fees: $14/night for up to 8 in site
Special Considerations: Campsite is very close to State Route 106, the only road along the south shore of Hood Canal.
Natural History: The Twana found living on the Hood Canal advantageous, with its assortment of available foodstuff. Because of this abundance, they were among the hunting/gathering societies of the world that produced wealth beyond their needs. Like many Northwest tribes the basis of their economy was salmon. Commercial logging and a private resort were other economic uses previously pursued here before the area was protected as a state park.
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Reservations: No
Latitude: 47.37715
Longitude: -122.97625
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