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HJ Carroll Park

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HJ Carroll Park
Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter
Baseball Field
Soccer Field
Basketball Courts
Rotary Pavilion
Concession Stand


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Rotary Pavilion and Salmon Shelter

Facility Information

9884 SR Hwy 19 (Rhody Drive)
Chimacum, WA 98325
Phone: (360) 385-9160

Key Park Rules
Jefferson County Parks are open to the public from sunrise to sunset.
  • Pets on leash at all times - no exceptions
  • Clean-up after your pet
  • Day use only; no entry when dusk, or overnight parking
  • No public use of alcohol (see below) or marijuana per Washington State Law
  • Prohibited in HJ Carroll Park
    • Horses and other livestock (see exception below)
    • Motorized bicycles (see exception below)
    • Motorized scooters, skateboards, or similar devices (see exception below)
    • Drones, RC aircraft, or RC cars
    • Motorized 'kid' cars and motorcycles
    • Metal detecting
    • Fireworks
    • Amplified sound of any kind (without a permit)
  • All motorized wheelchairs, scooters and other devices to assist with disabilities are permitted at all locations
  • Pickleball is not allowed on the basketball courts at HJ Carroll Park.
Alcohol in HJ Carroll Park is not allowed without a valid WA St Banquet Permit
“In the State of Washington it is illegal to open or consume alcoholic beverages in a public place" (see Title 66.44.100 of the RCW). This law applies in all Jefferson County parks, campgrounds, and recreation facilities. Exceptions to this law can be granted by the Washington State Liquor Control Board (see Title 314 of the WAC) in the form of a Washington State Banquet Permit (http://liq.wa.gov/licensing/special-licenses-and-permits) or a special occasion license for example. All proposals to serve alcohol at an event in a Jefferson County Park are subject to approval by Jefferson County. For more information please contact Jefferson County Public Works at 360-385-9160 or pubworks@co.jefferson.wa.us

*Horses, motorized bicycles, scooters & skateboards are allowed on park roads and the Rick Tollefson Trail.

Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Amenities
HJ Carroll Park is a 40 acre multipurpose park and athletic center. 

The park includes two shelters which can be reserved for events: the Rotary Pavilion and Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter. Other amenities include over a kilometer of accessible, surfaced walking trail along the park’s perimeter; the Kul Kah Han Native Plant Garden where you can experience and learn about Pacific Northwest native plant species; the Chimacum Creek access area and Chimacum Creek Labyrinth - a maze built of stones for meditation; access to the Rick Tollefson Memorial Trail; restrooms; on-site caretakers; and a bus stop serviced by Jefferson Transit.

The athletic area includes two outdoor basketball courts, athletic fields, concessions stand, picnic area with outdoor grills, playground overlooking athletic fields, BMX practice track for all sorts of bicycles and skill levels, and a disc golf course with nine holes. Athletic fields include a large soccer field capable of supporting numerous games, and baseball and softball with skinned infield, backstop, and bleachers.

Contact Matt Tyler to reserve the athletic fields, courts, or concessions stand: 360-385-9129, mtyler@co.jefferson.wa.us.

Driving Directions
From northbound Hwy19 at Chimacum 4-way stop, continue on Hwy19 approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right onto  HJ Carroll Park Rd into the park. From Port Townsend area southbound on Hwy19, just past Anderson Lake Rd, turn left onto HJ Carroll Park Rd into the park.

Rotary Pavilion and Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter
The Rotary Pavilion is sized for a group of 2 - 100 or more. It works equally well for large and small events such as weddings, organization picnics, and birthday parties. The pavilion has a concrete floor, six large picnic tables and an ADA accessible picnic table, two large charcoal BBQ grills, water pump, and four 4-plex electrical outlets.  Rotary Pavilion photos.

The Wild Olympic Salmon Shelter is sized for a group of 2 - 50 or more. It is popular for birthday parties, family reunions, and picnics. The shelter is surrounded by the Kul Kah Han Native Plant Demonstration Garden and is close to the playground and the Chimacum Creek access area.  It has a gravel floor, six large picnic tables, water spigot, and one 4-plex electrical outlet.  No charcoal grilling allowed, but you may bring your own gas grills. Salmon Shelter Photos.


Propane gas grills are permitted in both shelters. Propane fireplaces/ fire pits are not allowed in either shelter.

COVID Restrictions:
 

            Gathering limit of fifty (50) people. Masking and social distancing required.

Reservation Fees for up to 4 hours
Number of People Rotary Pavilion Salmon Shelter
100+ $185 $85
50-100 $135 $55
25-50 $85 $40
25 or less $55 $30

Cancellation Policy
A 100% refund will be made for facility use reservations cancellations made 30 days or more before the date of reservation. A 50% refund will be made for cancellations made between 29 and 15 days before the reservation. No refund will be given for cancellations made 14 days or less from the first day of the facility reservation.




Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
County Adult Softball Thursday July 29, 2021 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Exercise Class Friday July 30, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Celebration of Life Saturday July 31, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
memorial celebration Saturday July 31, 2021 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Annual Picnic Sunday August 1, 2021 11:00 AM - 03:00 AM
fun Sunday August 1, 2021 12:00 PM - 04:00 AM
Exercise Class Monday August 2, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
EJ Rivals Little League Football & Cheer Camp Monday August 2, 2021 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
County Adult Softball Tuesday August 3, 2021 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Exercise Class Wednesday August 4, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Storytime Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EJ Rivals Little League Football & Cheer Camp Wednesday August 4, 2021 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
meeting picnic Wednesday August 4, 2021 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Exercise Class Friday August 6, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Jefferson County Democrats picnic Sunday August 8, 2021 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM
UK Soccer Camp 50 to 75 Participants Monday August 9, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Annual Picnic - 35 Monday August 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
BBQ with Board of Directors Monday August 9, 2021 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
UK Soccer Camp 50 to 75 Participants Tuesday August 10, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Picnic Tuesday August 10, 2021 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
UK Soccer Camp 50 to 75 Participants Wednesday August 11, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Exercise Class Wednesday August 11, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Storytime Wednesday August 11, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
UK Soccer Camp 50 to 75 Participants Thursday August 12, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
UK Soccer Camp 50 to 75 Participants Friday August 13, 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Exercise Class Friday August 13, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tri-Area Garden Club gathering Friday August 13, 2021 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Memorial Service Saturday August 14, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Family Reunion Saturday August 14, 2021 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
All County Picnic - Uses the Whole Park Sunday August 15, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Exercise Class Monday August 16, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Exercise Class Wednesday August 18, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Storytime Wednesday August 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Exercise Class Friday August 20, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Master Gardener Picnic Friday August 20, 2021 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Family picnic Saturday August 21, 2021 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Exercise Class Monday August 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Exercise Class Wednesday August 25, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Storytime Wednesday August 25, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
County Picnic Thursday August 26, 2021 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Exercise Class Friday August 27, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Foster families meet with DSHS staff Saturday August 28, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Birthday Saturday August 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Public Play "The Seagull" by Chimacum Theatre Company Sunday August 29, 2021 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Public Play "The Seagull" by Chimacum Theatre Company Sunday August 29, 2021 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM