Fort Ward Park

Fort Ward Park is a 137-acre marine park with 4,300 feet of saltwater shoreline on Rich Passage. In 1903, Fort Ward was officially commissioned as a seacoast fort with two gun batteries and the primary objective of protecting the Bremerton Naval Shipyard. During World War II, the Navy used the fort as a radio station and training school for communications personnel, also installing a submarine net across Rich Passage. After the fort was decommissioned in 1958, the park was developed for public day use. While many of the structures in the park reflect the historic military significance, there are now many recreational facilities, including an underwater park for scuba divers, a two-lane boat ramp and a long, rocky beach along Rich Passage. This park is also on the Cascadia Marine Trail.

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Address2241 Pleasant Beach Dr NE
CityBainbridge Island
Zip code98110