Port of Kingston - A great place to stop - For a weekend or for a lifetime.
The Port of Kingston was established by the state legislature in 1919 as one of the original Mosquito Fleet landing sites. The port is located on Apple Tree Cove where the Carpenter Creek Estuary flows into Puget Sound. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has designated the Port of Kingston as a safe harbor during storms.
The geographic location of the port provides convenient access to prime, commercial, tribal and recreational fishing and crabbing grounds. The Port of Kingston is a favorite stopping off point for boaters travelling from the southern areas of Puget Sound heading to the Strait of Juan De Fuca, the San Juan Islands, the Canadian Gulf Islands, and even Alaska. Proximity to the Olympic Peninsula offers opportunities for campers, hikers and bikers as well. Washington State Ferries operate the western terminal of the Edmonds-Kingston run at the Port of Kingston. Over 4 million passengers a year use this route for commuting, business and recreation.
The Guest Dock at the Port offers:
49 Guest Slips 24 to 50 feet with two slips for boats up to 80 feet in length
Free short term use of an electric car to visit local stores and shops.
Nearby restaurants, coffee shops niche shopping and a movie theater
Free WIFI while moored at Port of Kingston
Free showers and a modern Laundromat
Covered picnic shelters on the dock
Expansive 1 + acre park area for walking and playing.
A 400 ft sandy beach on the north side of the Washington State Ferry dock
A platform area to view the shipping lanes
Mike Wallace Park in the Port offers a variety of events for visitors to enjoy:
Kites over Kingston Annually in April
Farmer's Market on Saturdays April to October
Paws Fest for pets in August
Kitsap Arts and Craft Festival in town in July
Kingston 4th of July Celebration with concerts and fireworks
Paddle Kitsap – An event for Kayak paddlers from around the state
Saturday Concerts on the Cove July and August
A wonderland of Christmas lighting for the winter holiday season.
The Port of Kingston Gazebo and Party Tent is available occasionally for events
There are 262 permanent moorage slips ranging from 24 to 60 feet in length. Generally there is a waiting list but often slips become available after only a brief wait. Our tenants enjoy water, phone, electronic key access and 30 amp electrical service. Marina security is maintained 24/7 by a live closed circuit security camera system. Several nearby marine shops provide service and support to boaters. The port offers a two lane boat launch ramp and short term trailer parking.