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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.

JUMP Construction causes temporary Basketball Court closure
The basketball courts at HJ Carroll Park are temporarily closed of construction of the JUMP! Playground. Jefferson County Parks and Recreation has other basketball courts at Courthouse Park in Port Townsend, Irondale Community Park, and Quilcene Community Park. The Irondale park courts have been freshly pressure washed. Thank you for your patience. Please call 360-385-9160 if you have any questions.

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.


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.

Request a Reservation
Make a Reservation Request for a specific date and time using this website. Use the Account Login (or set up an account for your family or organization) under Account Info at top left of this screen. Once signed in, use Start a Facility Request to submit a reservation request. To check for availability for a specific facility and date, use View Availability Chart linked within the Start a Facility Request screen. 

Businesses, non-profits, government agencies, and other entities will be required to provide a Certificate of Commercial Liability Insurance insurance naming Jefferson County as additionally insured for the event.

Reservation Requests are not confirmed until payment has been received. You may contact Jefferson County Public Works for reservation assistance at 360-385-9160 or email pubworks@co.jefferson.wa.us




Reservations & Activities

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Program Event Teams Date Time
Exercise Class Friday August 19, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Birthday Friday August 19, 2022 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Friday August 19, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Modified All-County Picnic Saturday August 20, 2022 12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Family Reunion Saturday August 20, 2022 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Hosting a baby shower Sunday August 21, 2022 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Get together Sunday August 21, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Outdoor Storytime Monday August 22, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
outdoor elementary education Monday August 22, 2022 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Exercise Class Monday August 22, 2022 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Monday August 22, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Tuesday August 23, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Exercise Class Wednesday August 24, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Family event Wednesday August 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Picnic for New Habitat Partners Wednesday August 24, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Wednesday August 24, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Jefferson County Staff Picnic Thursday August 25, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Thursday August 25, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Exercise Class Friday August 26, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Field Day Friday August 26, 2022 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Friday August 26, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
PT Paper Company Picnic Saturday August 27, 2022 08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
PTPC Company Picnic Reserved the Softball Field Saturday August 27, 2022 08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
picnic Saturday August 27, 2022 08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Rotary Fundraiser Sunday August 28, 2022 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Birthday party Sunday August 28, 2022 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Storytime Monday August 29, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Exercise Class Monday August 29, 2022 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Monday August 29, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Tuesday August 30, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Exercise Class Wednesday August 31, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
WIC Breastfeeding Event Wednesday August 31, 2022 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Wednesday August 31, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Thursday September 1, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn Friday September 2, 2022 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Exercise Class Friday September 2, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Friday September 2, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Birthday Saturday September 3, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Monday September 5, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Tuesday September 6, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Outdoor Book Babies Wednesday September 7, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Wednesday September 7, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Thursday September 8, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn Friday September 9, 2022 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Tri-Area Garden Club meeting Friday September 9, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Friday September 9, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec League Fall Soccer Games Sunday September 11, 2022 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
80th Birthday Celebration Sunday September 11, 2022 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Outdoor Storytime Monday September 12, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BBQ with Board of Directors Monday September 12, 2022 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Monday September 12, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Tuesday September 13, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Outdoor Book Babies Wednesday September 14, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
party Wednesday September 14, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Wednesday September 14, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Party Thursday September 15, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Thursday September 15, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn Friday September 16, 2022 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Friday September 16, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Birthday party Saturday September 17, 2022 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Meeting Sunday September 18, 2022 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Rec League Fall Soccer Games Sunday September 18, 2022 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Outdoor Storytime Monday September 19, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rec league Fall Soccer practice Monday September 19, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM