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HJ Carroll Park

Rotary Pavilion and Salmon Shelter

Facility Information

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

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,

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.

Reservations During Covid-19 Restrictions
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions on the number of people allowed for events in Phase-2, no reservations are being taken at this time for either shelter. Drop-in use is allowed for groups of 5 or fewer. Questions?  Please call 360-385-9160.  Visit Jefferson County Public Health's webpage on COVID-19 Phase 2.  

Key Park Rules
  • 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.

“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 ( 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

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

Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Zumba Class Tuesday September 22, 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Class Saturday September 26, 2020 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Class Saturday September 26, 2020 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Class Sunday September 27, 2020 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Class Sunday September 27, 2020 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Zumba Class Tuesday September 29, 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zumba Class Tuesday October 6, 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zumba Class Tuesday October 13, 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Parks and Recreation Training Program Wednesday October 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM