Port Townsend Trails Accessibility Guide

Click on the name of the trail for a printable PDF of the trail evaluation and description.

DASH is performing in-person evaluations of those trails in East Jefferson County most suitable for people with disabilities. This guide describes how to get to the trail, where to park and the condition of the trail on the date it was evaluated.  Included are trail amenities such as restrooms, benches and interesting trail features.

Kah Tai Lagoon Bridge

Photo Courtesy of Mike McKee www.myporttownsend.com

“August 2017: City parks has recently added gravel to portions of the trails rendering them less firm and stable. DASH is monitoring the situation.”

Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park is a year-round, accessible city park that is popular with birdwatchers, dog walkers and people of all ages. The level, firm, well-packed earth loop trail starts at the accessible parking slot area for a 20 minutes easy walk along a level trail. Enjoy a relaxing walk or wheelchair roll along to the northeast shore of the Kah Tai Lagoon. The park has many varieties of waterfowl, including Ruddy Ducks and Blue Herons.  Stroll or Roll into Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park to enjoy listening to the birds and seeing seasonall wildflowers.

Download PDF of Kai Tai Trail Evaluation.

Photo of ADA Trail at Fort Worden

Photo Courtesy of Travis Rowland

Fort Worden, ADA Trail, at Fort Worden Historical State Park, Port Townsend is 100% accessible, meeting all Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

Well maintained, 6.5 to 7.5 feet wide asphalt walkway has a slight incline for a pleasant 30 minute loop trail along the beach from Marine Science Center towards the Lighthouse and looping round to beautiful views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, plentiful birds, and seasonal flowers, including wild rose and lupine.  No Washington State DISCOVER PASS needed for visitors with WA Disability Vehicle Plates or blue disability hanger.

Download PDF of Fort Worden Trail.

Fort Worden State Park Interactive Online Map

The Friends of Fort Worden State Park provide an online interactive Fort Worden Trails Information Map. It gives detailed trail descriptions, accessibility information and photos. Just click on a trail name in the list or on any trail on the map to learn about trail features, length, level of difficulty, surface and grade. There is one ADA trail that parallels the beach. The rest of the trails vary in level of difficulty.

Photo of Rotary Centennial Trail at Point Hudson

Rotary Centennial Trail at Point Hudson The trail was evaluated on October 6th, 2017 by Marion Huxtable and Jack McCreary.The trail is located at Point Hudson. The closest intersection is at Monroe and Jefferson Streets. This is an easy, level hard-packed dirt trail that was constructed by the Rotary at Point Hudson. It runs next to the beach for about 0.25 miles from the point, past camping and restaurants as far as a group of houses at the North end. Pedestrians can also loop around the restaurants at the south end and continue along the marina, onto accessible docks and back to the trail.

Download PDF of the Rotary Centennial Trail Evaluation.