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Hoodsport, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Mason
 • Total 376
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s) 360

Hoodsport is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mason County, Washington, United States. The population was 376 at the 2010 census. Hoodsport is located along the Hood Canal, at the intersection of U.S. Route 101 and State Route 119. Lake Cushman is 5 miles (8.0 km) up the road on State Route 119. Hoodsport is the gateway to the Staircase area of the Olympic National Park.


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Hoodsport has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.

  • Hoodsport page at Official Mason County Tourism website


The Model T pub and eatery is a family owned establishment on the corner of state route 119 and hwy 101. Dr. Brian Oleson has been the family dentist in the area for almost 35 years as of 2022, his wife Alma also works in the office. Hoodsport Coffee Company is the place for hand dipped "Olympic Mountain Ice cream" which was founded close by in the "Skokomish valley" by the Black family. Geri and Mike Purvis own Hood Canal Grocery and Hood Canal Outfitters (local ACE store) and Gas station all in one but started out with the gas station and have expanded to what it is now. Nina's Cafe is a restaurant 2 miles up 119 right next to the "Cushman Store".

The Hoodsport Winery is located about one mile south of town. Other Hoodsport businesses include a grocery store with gas station, a hardware store, four restaurants, an espresso shop, two real estate offices, a dentist, a post office, a beauty salon, a marina, and several tourism-oriented gift shops. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife operates a fish hatchery in town. The Hoodsport branch of the Timberland Regional Library overlooks the town.

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