Hood Canal Adventures’ kayak launch is located on shores of the Hood Canal at Right Smart Cove, or Yelvik’s Beach. Yelvik’s Beach is located at 251 Hjelvicks Rd & Highway 101, next to Yelviks General Store. Yelviks General Store is open 9 to 5 throughout the summer. Please contact the Yelviks General Store for their winter hours.
Day use fees are $5 per carload. All visitors to Yelvik’s Beach must stop into Yelvik’s General Store to pay the day use fee. This includes guests of Hood Canal Adventures. Please contact Yelviks General Store to reserve your camp spot and for camping inquiries.
A gravel boat launch provides the opportunity to launch your boat or jet-ski for a $10 launch fee. A new concrete boat ramp is scheduled for construction in 2020.
Yelvik’s Beach also offers opportunities for large groups and events. For more information on Yelvik’s Beach and beach events call the Yelviks General Store at 360-796-4720. You may also contact them via their Facebook Page.
Where To Paddle From The Beach
From our location at Yelvik’s Beach there are many nearby paddling destinations to visit including the Dosewallips Estuary, Dabob Day, and Pulali Point. Kayak-in camping spots are also nearby. We will help you pick a route based on your skill, time frame, and interests. So let us help you plan a kayaking camping adventure!
We invite you to join us for fun on the water, and to explore this world class destination, on the Olympic Peninsula’s Hood Canal.