- Parks and Facilities
Kayak Point Regional County Park
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- ADA Accessible
- Boat Launch
- Disabled Parking
- Picnic Shelters
- Picnic Tables
- Tent Campsites
- Wading Area (No Lifeguard)
- Walking Paths
For updates on the Kayak Point Day-Use Renovation Project, visit the project page HERE. Construction for Phase 1 started July 5, 2023. Dates are subject to change. See the construction timeline for more details.
ALERT: The day-use area (beach, all shelters, pier, playground, and parking) is CURRENTLY CLOSED for construction, but is planned to reopen July 1-October 15, 2024. The campground will remain open. Visit the project page for additional information. Info on annual passes can be found here.
ONLINE RESERVATIONS (click here to book, cancel, or check availability). Picnic shelter reservations open online March 1, 2024 at 9 am for summer 2024.
A spectacular saltwater beach park located along the shores of picturesque Port Susan. From its 3,300 feet shoreline to its evergreen forests, Kayak Point Park offers a beautiful setting for pier fishing, windsurfing, picnicking, hiking, camping, boat launching and more. In the day-use area, there are picnic shelters with an ocean view, beachside firepits, a playground, miles of beach to explore, a pier and restrooms. The pier extends 300 feet into Puget Sound and is a popular site for crabbing and fishing. At high tide, the water depth is 50 feet off the pier’s end. Baited crab pots are used to attract Dungeness and red rock crab. Fishing enthusiasts catch flounder, sole, true cod, rockfish and walleye pollock year-round, and migrating sea perch in spring and summer. Casting from the shoreline will occasionally bring in dolly varden or a sea-run cutthroat.
Kayak Point Park is host to one of seven campgrounds in the Snohomish County Parks campground system. This campground is open year-round and offers ten yurts and 30 partial-utility (water/power) in mostly large, wooded campsites with privacy not found in most campgrounds. Campers have the option to take the road or a series of paths and stairs to reach the beach and day-use area. All sites can be booked online or through the call center (M-F, 8:30 am-4:30 pm at 425-388-6600) up to 270 days in advance. Be sure to verify RV pad size as some sites cannot accommodate larger rigs. Drop-in camping is allowed for sites that have not been reserved and the first night can be purchased at the park entrance fee machine. The campground tends to sell out mid to late summer so reservations are strongly recommended during that time.
Picnic Shelters (closed during construction)
In addition to fire pits that dot the shoreline, there are eleven picnic shelters that offer convenient proximity to parking and superior views of the sound. Read more detail about the shelters here. All shelters can be reserved (they are closed for reservations November-March each year but can be used as first-come-first-serve in winter). Reserve a shelter now!
Parking & Boat Launch (closed during construction)
All vehicles in day-use parking must display a parking permit. Permits may be purchased at the park entrance fee machine. Please be aware the machine does not accept cash (credit/debit only). An annual pass may be purchased online or at the Parks Administration Office (at Willis Tucker Park). Parking is limited and spots are not guaranteed. Early arrival and carpooling on hot days are highly recommended. The current fee schedule and annual and daily pass information can be found on our Fees & Prices page.
A single-lane boat launch provides access to Port Susan. Sometimes the high tides and storms bring in a lot of debris to the launch. Rangers clean the launch off daily, but sometimes can’t get to it first thing in the mornings because of other pressing duties. Only visitors possessing the Disabled Veteran Lifetime Pass (issued by Washington State Parks) are entitled to free parking at the disabled parking stalls at Flowing Lake, Kayak Point and Wenberg parks. The State of Washington's Discover Pass is not valid at Snohomish County Parks. Fees are subject to change.
Crabbing (pier closed during construction)
Crabbing is allowed from the pier during daylight hours (when in season). Crabbing is not allowed on the pier after the day-use area closes (dusk). Any gear left after hours will be considered abandoned and removed by park staff.
Be aware, water to day-use area spigots and restrooms is shut-off (winterized) mid-October through mid-April.
What is open each winter:
- Campsites (with water/electricity) by reservation
- Yurts (with water/electricity) by reservation
- Campground bathroom & shower (for campers with reservation only)
- Main day-use restroom
What is closed each winter:
- North day-use restroom
- Large south shelter (bathroom/water/electricity)
- Picnic shelter #1-10 running water
- Take exit 199 off I-5 at Marysville.
- Turn left onto Marine Drive.
- Follow Marine Drive for 13 miles.
- Park is on the left.