Activities on the Key Peninsula

Come for a visit. Stay for a lifetime.

We look forward to your visit to the Key Peninsula! There are plenty of activities, marinas, parks and recreational areas here for you to visit with your family, boat, and RV. See below for a list of what we have to offer.

Note: Some venues are open seasonally; we recommend visitors call to verify businesses are open, and to ensure availability.


Recreational Areas

Four Winds Riding Center

If you are looking for something different in the equestrian field, you have come to the right place. Four Winds Riding Center is proud to offer services that are hard to find.

10012 Creviston Dr NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98329
Visit Four Winds Riding Center Website


Key Peninsula Civic Center – Tennis Courts

$10 Fee for Key to courts. Availability Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

17010 S Vaughn Rd Kp N
Vaughn, WA 98394
Visit KP Civic Center Website


Red Barn Youth Center

Red Barn Youth Center is an after-school program for 6th-12th grade students. We are open Monday through Friday from 2:30-6 PM during the school year. We provide homework time, snacks, and activities.

15921 84th Street KPN
Lakebay, WA. 98349
Visit Red Barn Youth Center Website




Marina – The Longbranch Improvement Club (LIC)

The Longbranch Marina is near the southern end of Key Peninsula in Pierce county, on Filucy Bay, latitude N. 47° 12’ 56”, longitude W 122° 45’ 28”
The marina offers 760 feet of public moorage with basic amenities: fresh water, electrical hookups, toilets and garbage disposal. A covered area with gas barbecue makes a good gathering place, storm curtains can be lowered in inclement weather. Guest moorage is first-come, first-served, advance notification for groups is requested.

5213 Key Peninsula Hwy S
Longbranch, WA 98351
Visit Longbranch Marina Website


Key Pen Parks

We are deeply committed to the enhancement and preservation of our community’s quality of life. In partnership with our citizens, we will always strive to provide and promote the highest quality leisure and recreation environment.

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Home Park

Picnic Area – Playground – Restroom
17220 8th Ave Kp N
Lakebay, WA 98349

Visit Home Park Website


Taylor Bay

Nature Area – Water Access – Non-motorized Boat Access (Sound)

17916 76th St
Longbranch, WA 98351
Visit Taylor Bay Website


Maple Hollow

Nature Area – Hiking Trail – Picnic Area – Water Access (Sound)
48th St and Van Beek Rd

Lakebay, WA 98349
Visit Maple Hollow Park Website


360 Trails

Nature Area – Walking Trail
10905 144th St NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98329

360 Trail Map
Visit 360 Trails Website


Rocky creek

Nature Area – Walking Trail
State Route 302 and 150th
Gig Harbor, WA 98329

Visit Rocky Creek Website


Volunteer Park

Disk Golf (9-Holes) – Skate Park – Softball Fields – Soccer Field – Picnic Shelter – Playground
Concession Stand – Restrooms – Walking Trail – Horseshoe Pits – Tennis Court

5514 Key Peninsula Hwy N
Lakebay, WA 98349
Visit Volunteer Park Website


Horseshoe Lake County Park

Lake Access – Swimming Area (Lake) – Walking Trails – Picnic Areas – Playgrounds – Ball Field – Restrooms

15931 Sidney Road SW
Port Orchard, WA
Visit Horseshoe Lake Park Website




The following organizations support and hold several events throughout the year. Please check their respective websites for upcoming and annual events.

There are lot of fun events throughout the year. You’ll find home-made pies, carnival rides and hometown fun at the annual Key Peninsula Community Fair. Relive the peninsula’s colorful past during Old Timer’s Day. All year long are chili cook offs, farmers markets, crab and salmon feeds, art festivals, and the list goes on and on.

Visit the Key Peninsula Events Calendar for more information on upcoming events and activities.


Key Pen Parks

Offering park and recreation activities and special events for youth and adults on the Key Peninsula.

Visit Key Pen Parks Website


Key Peninsula Civic Center

Visit the KP Civic Center Website


Longbranch Improvement Club

Visit the Longbranch Improvement Club Website


Pierce County Library – Key Center

Visit the Key Center Library Website