Hoodsport

 

Nestled between the Hood Canal and the base of the Olympics on Highway 101, Hoodsport is the closest town to The Moose House. The town boasts the only winery in the area which is open daily for tasting. There's also an IGA grocery store and a few shops and restaurants for your convenience. For a larger town with more amenities, Shelton (The County Seat) is 15 miles south of Hoodsport. For those indoor adventurers – Lucky Dog Casino is 20 minutes away and Little Creek Casino is 30 minutes away. 

The Hood Canal

This calm and beautiful saltwater fjord is located on the south end of Puget Sound. The area is packed with incredible scenery and many historic small towns. Take time to drive one of the scenic routes, or explore the area by boat, and you won't be disappointed! There are maps and brochures at The Moose House to help you plan your day on the canal. 

 

 

 

The Hood Canal is a well-known haven for salmon fishing, clams, oysters, crab and shrimp. The area boasts many wonderful seafood restaurants. Click on the Fish and Wildlife link below to get more information on seasons and limits. 

 

The photo at the right shows a scuba diving class getting ready to descend. The Hood Canal is known as one of the premier diving destinations on the West Coast. There's many beautiful underwater walls and an abundance of sea life to explore. The annual Hoodsport Great Northwest Scuba Festival takes place in September and features land and water events with more than 200 divers participating 

 

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Shelton Chamber of Commerce Site
Washington Fish & Wildlife