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Bremerton, WA 98337
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Otto Jarstad Park


1936 WPA and 2013 constructed picnic shelters
Otto Jarstad Park & Gorst Creek
4230 W Belfair Valley Rd
(360) 473-5920 for Reservations

Park Information
Jarstad Park lies on the eastern edge of the City's Water Utility forest lands and alongside Gorst Creek, site of a 2000 stream restoration. Only ten minutes from downtown Bremerton, the park features trees, open grassy areas and views of Gorst Creek, which supports summer and fall runs of chinook, silver and chum salmon. The Department of Public Works and Utilities is pleased to make Jarstad Park available to the local community on a reservation basis May 1 through Labor Day.
  • Park hours are from 9:00AM to 9:00PM.
  • Park reservations may be made in advance on a "first come, first served" basis beginning January 2nd of each year. There will be a non-refundable fee of $50.00 for each day the park is reserved, which is payable within two weeks of placing reservation and prior to use of the park.
  • Dogs must be leashed per City ordinance
  • No alcohol in park per City Ordinance
  • Cleanup is required prior to leaving park
  • Park vehicles in designated areas
Facilities Available
  • Covered picnic area
  • Restrooms
  • Barbeque grill
  • Cold water sink
  • 120 volt outlets
  • Picnic tables
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Volleyball standards
Park Reservations
To check availability or to reserve Jarstad Park, please call the Department of Public Works and Utilities at (360) 473-5920, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:00PM. Name, Organization, Address and Phone Number are required for reservations.

Restored segment of Gorst Creek is one of the most productive salmon streams in Kitsap County