Harborview Drive Street-End (Old Ferry Landing) 2700 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA98335 Harborview Street-End offers amazing views of the mouth of the harbor and Puget Sound. One can easily see Point Defiance…More and Vashon Island from here, even on foggy days. The parking lot is small and so is the viewing area, but the view makes up for everything. On a clear day, one should be able to view Mount Rainier. There are three small picnic tables, a bench, trash receptacle, interactive educational signs and an animal cleanup station. The park is considered handicap-accessible but the steep parking lot and sloped viewing area could make it tough to manage. There is a small trail leading down to the water, but it is on private property (No Trespassing signs are visible).
Harbor Crest Duplexes is a housing community located in Gig Harbor off of Peacock Hill Road. Residents enjoy a quiet…More neighborhood near St. Anthony's Hospital. It is also located near the scenic Gig Harbor waterfront, where there is fine dining and beautiful views of Puget Sound and Mount Rainier. Harbor Crest Duplexes is a gated community and only residents and guests have access, which makes it a secure choice for families.</p>
<p>Harbor Crest Duplexes is located off of Peacock Hill Road, east of Borgen Boulevard. Call the office for information on availability.</p>
Located on a thin strip of land right off Harborview Drive is Austin Estuary Park. The park offers a fishing area…More with a low bank beach area, plus one picnic table. Since this park is almost at the end of the harbor, views of marinas and Mount Rainier can be spectacular. The entrance to the park is between Murphy's Landing Marina and Gig Harbor Automotive Center at the end of Harborview Drive before the street turns into North Harborview.</p>
<p>There is parking in the vacant lot next door. Austin Estuary Park provides an "Animal Clean-up Station" and a trash receptacle at the entrance gate to the park.</p>
Harbor Ridge Middle School 9010 Prentice Ave, Gig Harbor, WA98332 Located on Prentice Avenue, Harbor Ridge Middle School has one of the best views of the harbor and Mount Rainier in the…More area. Formerly known as the Union High School, the building was built in 1921. The school completed its most recent remodeling project in 2006 and currently features 14 classrooms, four science labs and a computer lab for its students. Serving more than 500 students, Harbor Ridge is one of four middle schools in the Peninsula School District. It offers several athletic programs and after school clubs in which the school provides a free activity bus.