There is no shortage of trails from which to experience the beauty and thrill of this picturesque landscape.
FISHING - From open water trolling on the sound to throwing dry flies on a small lowland lakes, fish are anxiously waiting to be caught by every angler. Come seek colossal coho in the fall and hungry trout in the spring to see why every season is fishing season in Hood Canal and surrounding rivers and streams.
GOLFING - Enjoy world-class golfing and spectacular scenery at one of the south sounds destination golf courses.
HIKING - World-class hiking trails lace the Olympic Mountain wilderness, leading from mountain streambeds through
old growth forest to high-altitude ridgelines with breathtaking views of Hood Canal and the south sound.
KAYAKING - Tide-ripped saltwater passages and calm salty coves, rivers running white and swift, eddying backwards in estuaries, and lakes of every size makes Hood Canal and Mason County the ideal destination for kayakers and canoers.
MUSIC - Hood Canal is well known for raising and promoting some of the best musicians in the world! That’s why all year long you are sure to find world-class music at even the quaintest of events—from country to rock and even harnessing some of the best classical talent with Anna’s Bay Chorale.
PARKS & PICNICS - Mason County & Hood Canal host a vast variety of parks and recreational facilities to suit every visitor’s
needs, from beach access with shellfish gathering and boat launches to mountain trails, woodland picnic areas, spectacular waterfalls, and unique campsites.
SCUBA DIVING - Hood Canal is known among scuba divers worldwide for its gentle currents and curious rock formations.
Lessons and equipment are available at various locations in Hood Canal.
SKYDIVING - We love the folks at Skydive Kapowsin! Experience freefall in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and the freedom of the air from 13,000 feet with highly trained professional instructors.
WINE TASTING - With hundreds of wineries and tasting rooms in our region, it’s easy to plan a day built around sipping delicious Northwest wines. do the loop around Hood Canal tasting exquisite seafood & fresh raised beef at our local dining treasures pairing with stops at some of the best tasting rooms in the Northwest.
Food - With over 35 hotels and a multitude of restaurants within 30 minutes of the circuit, you will be spoiled for choice!