Fort Worden State Park (360/385-4730, www.parks.wa.gov, $33–38 full hookups, $19–21 tent, $7 extra reservation fee) has 50 year-round beachside campsites and another 30 near the conference area. All of these sites accommodate RVs with full hookups. A mere five primitive tent sites are available, as are coin-op showers.
Four miles south of town, Old Fort Townsend State Park (360/385-3595, www.parks.wa.gov, $17) has shady campsites under tall firs along Port Townsend Bay. It also has showers. The campground is open for camping mid-April to mid-September only.
RVers can park at the private Point Hudson Resort on the beach (360/385-2828 or 800/826-3854, $35 full hookups) or the campground adjacent to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds (4907 Landes St., 360/385-1013, www.jeffcofairgrounds.com/camping.htm, $20).
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition