Parks & Rec
The City of Port Orchard has a number of neighborhood parks including children’s play and picnic areas, and tennis courts. South Kitsap is home to Manchester and Blake Island State Parks, both situated on the shores of Puget Sound and offer campsites, a group camping, picnic shelters.
Several county parks are located in South Kitsap including Long Lake and Horseshoe Lake County Parks which offer swimming, boat launch, picnic and play areas. The 635 acre Banner Forest Park is a haven of mountain biking, hiking and horse riding. Equestrian activities are very popular in Kitsap County with several horse boarding facilities and the Kitsap Saddle Club located in South Kitsap. A new attraction is the South Kitsap Regional Park which offers the largest skate park in Kitsap County, a BMX course, horseshoe pits, picnic areas, a batting range and ball fields. Check out our State, City and County Parks page for a full listing of parks in South Kitsap.
Drag racing is nearby at the Bremerton Raceway. Additionally, there are several world-class golf courses in the South Kitsap area for golf enthusiasts.
For those seeking water adventures, South Kitsap has several marinas and launch locations for both saltwater and fresh water fishing, boating, kayaking and other water sport ventures.
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