Camp Parsons is one of the oldest boy scout camps in operation in the United States today. It is the oldest operating camp west of the Mississippi and one of the few camps that uses an open water saltwater base for all scouting aquatic activities. Camp Parsons is in operation for nine weeks each summer season.
Nearby beaches include Point Whitney, Seal Rock, Dosewallips and West Quilcene Bay.
WHITNEY GARDENS & NURSERY:
Located on seven majestic acres, among rare trees and ponds you will see the most beautiful array of rhododendren hybrids and species in the Northwest. You will also see an abundance of azaleas, magnolias, maples, conifers, kalmias, camellias, perennials, trees, shrubs and ground cover.
To name a few: Big Quilcene Trail, Duckabush Trail, Lena Lake Trail, Little Quilcene Trail, Mildred Lakes Trail, Mt. Ellinor Trail, Mt. Jupiter Trail, Mt. Walker Trail, Murhut Falls Trail, Ranger Hole, Tubal Cain Trail, Falls View Trail, Brinnon Falls Trail and Mt. Townsend Trail.
MOUNT WALKER VIEWPOINT:
In clear weather enjoy the spectacular views of our local waterways, the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, greater Puget Sound and Mount Rainier.
Five of the falls featured in the Olympic Peninsula Waterfall Trail are located in the area: Vincent Creek Falls, Hamma Hamma Falls, Murhut Falls, Rocky Brook Falls and Ludlow Falls.
QUILCENE HISTORICAL MUSEUM:
A multi-purpose institution, the Quilcene Historical Museum preserves the past history of the local area for future generations, as well as hosting amazing concerts in the Longer Longer Outdoor Theater and special events such as Brinnon Shrimpfest.
RIVERS & LAKES:
Dosewallips, Duckabush and Quilcene Rivers. Lake Leland , Lena Lake and Devil's Lake.