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Camp McKean Recreation Area
Bremerton, WA  |  360.535.5919  |  Photos
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Camp McKean is located five miles west of Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton along the Kitsap Lake shoreline. The park is primarily for summer day use in support of Navy commands and authorized Fleet & Family Readiness patrons.

The site includes a seasonal swimming beach, large pavilion, gazebo, upper picnic field with two shelters, restrooms, fire rings, BBQ grills, children’s playground, fishing pier, boat dock, sand volleyball court, and horseshoe pits. Boats carried from parking lot to the beach are allowed to launch, all other boats can use the public boat launch found on the south end of the lake.

Unless an area is reserved all park areas (except the pavilion) are available on a first come, first served basis. Facility reservations are made at Pacific Edge Outfitters (360) 535-5919, deposit and reservation fees can be made with cash, debit or credit card.

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Park Timeline

Dates Park Status
Memorial Day Weekend (May 26 - 28) Open 11 am - 7:30 pm
Lifeguards on duty and swimming beach open Noon - 6 pm
May 29 - June 24 Open 11 am - 7:30 pm
Swimming beach open on Saturdays & Sundays only, lifeguards on duty Noon - 6 pm
June 25 - Sept 3 Open 11 am - 7:30 pm
Swimming beach open seven days a week, lifeguards on duty Noon - 6 pm
Labor Day - Sept 30 Open 11 am - 7:30 pm on Saturdays & Sundays only
Swimming beach closed
Oct 1 - Memorial Day Weekend The park will be closed
 
Swimming
The Swimming Area is closed.
 
Boat Rentals
Camp McKean now offers boat rentals!

Sit-on-Top Kayaks
Stand-up Paddle Boards
Pedal Boats
 
Rental Facilities

Facility # People Accommodated Standard Rate
Pavilion
(large structure)
75 - 150 people $ 150.00

Parties of 150 - 225 are required to reserve both the Pavillion and the Upper Picinic Field. Parties larger than 225 are required to reserve all three areas.

Group usage fees are waived for official command functions including ship/unit picnics. Group picnics may also be scheduled for weekends in May and September with advanced registration (subject to payment of early and late season fees). Other restrictions may apply.


Optional Services Standard Rate
Park Use $ 35.00 per hour (2 hour minimum)
Early Opening of the Camp
(8 am - 11 am)
$ 35.00 per hour
 
Reservations
Reservations can be made through Pacific Edge Outfitters located on Naval Base Kitsap Bangor. Call (360) 535-5919 for availability and to book your event.

Reservation will be taken as follows for these groups:

Beginning March 31 for All Afloat Commands
Beginning Apr. 7 for All Shore Commands
Beginning Apr. 14 for All Other Groups (including shops, contractors, DoD civilians, retirees, etc.)

A completed reservation form and a command function fee waiver letter on official command letterhead or full payment for group area fees must be submitted to hold your reservation.

Download Form Camp McKean Registration Form
 
Directions
From Hwy 3 take the Kitsap Way exit. Go west on Kitsap Way for about 1 ½ miles. Make a slight left onto North Lake Way NW. Travel about ½ mile, then turn left onto West Kitsap Lake Rd NW. Go about another ½ mile and Camp McKean will be on the left.

Parking is limited, please carpool when you can.


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 Camp McKean
 Bremerton, WA
 
 Reservations Office
 Pacific Edge Outfitters
 Naval Base Kitsap Bangor
 Trigger Ave, Bldg #2951
 Silverdale, WA 98315
 
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 (360) 535-5919
 
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