Gig Harbor Rent-A-Boat & Charters 8829 N Harborview Dr, Gig Harbor, WA98332 Gig Harbor Rent-a-Boat & Charters is located beneath Anthony's Restaurant. It rents power boats, kayaks, canoes,…More pedal and row boats. Open year round, and in the spring and summer 10am daily; call for reservations during the fall and winter. Gig Harbor Rent-a-Boat & Charters offers self-guided IPod and MP3 kayak tours, as well as guided kayak harbor tours. Special packages and gift certificates are also available.
Located on the western shores of Key Peninsula, Penrose Point State Park offers visitors family-friendly activities…More and excellent swimming beaches. Inside the 152-acre park are trails for hiking or mountain-biking, beaches, picnic areas and a boat dock.</p>
<p>Penrose Point State Park is named after Dr. Stephen Penrose, president of Whitman College in Walla Walla from 1884 to 1934. He and his family spent summers on what is now park property, and he was a firm believer in providing outdoor recreation to children.</p>
<p>Visitors to Penrose Point State park can visit the self-guided "Touch of Nature" trail, set up and maintained by the Eagle Scouts. Evidence of the early logging days can also be seen, as there are many large stumps in the area with springboard notches in them.</p>
<p> In the autumn, local rangers often hold mushroom scouting classes for those wanting to take advantage of the Peninsula's abundance of wild mushrooms. Penrose Point State Park has year-round camping facilities, and those interested can call 1-888-CAMPOUT to reserve picnic pavillions or camping space.</p>