Illahee State Park

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Illahee State Park
Illahee State Park.jpg
Map showing the location of Illahee State Park
Map showing the location of Illahee State Park
Location in the state of Washington
LocationKitsap, Washington, United States
Coordinates47°35′49″N 122°35′55″W / 47.59694°N 122.59861°W / 47.59694; -122.59861Coordinates: 47°35′49″N 122°35′55″W / 47.59694°N 122.59861°W / 47.59694; -122.59861[1]
Area82 acres (33 ha)
Elevation269 ft (82 m)[1]
Established1934[2]
OperatorWashington State Parks and Recreation Commission
WebsiteIllahee State Park

Illahee State Park is an 82-acre (33 ha) Washington state park located in the hamlet of Illahee, just north of East Bremerton, on Port Orchard Bay, part of Puget Sound. The word "Illahee" means earth or country in the Native language Chinuk Wawa. The park was established when Kitsap County donated 13 acres to the state in 1934. The park's old-growth stand is home to one of the nation's oldest Pacific yews, which has been standing for approximately 400 years. Park activities include picnicking, camping, hiking, boating, and shellfish harvesting.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Illahee State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Illahee State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved August 14, 2018.

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