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Whitney Gardens and Nursery

  Location

The Gardens are located on the Olympic Peninsula halfway between Port Townsend and Shelton along State Highway 101 in the small rustic town of Brinnon.


There are several routes to the Garden.  Below are instructions from several directions.  


From Seattle or Edmonds                                                                                                                                                                                                        via the Washington State Ferries:

From the downtown Seattle Ferry Terminal (Pier 52) foot of Marion Street, board the Washington State Ferry to Winslow (Bainbridge Island), or from Edmonds take the ferry to Kingston.


Drive across the Hood Canal Floating Bridge to the Chimacum - Quilcene exit.  At the stop sign turn right to Quilcene.  At Quilcene - another stop sign - turn left and drive South on State Highway 101 twelve miles to Brinnon.  We are located on the right hand side of Highway 101.


Travel time:  Approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours.


From Bremerton & Fauntieroy                                                                                                                                                                                                via the Washington State Ferries:

Start from either the downtown Seattle Ferry Terminal (Pier 52) to Bremerton, or from Fauntieroy (in West Seattle) to Southworth.  From

Bremerton or Southworth, the most scenic of the trips is to drive to Belfair and proceed on Highway 106 along the south shore of Hood Canal.  Then turn right and drive North on Highway 101 to Brinnon.


Travel time:  Approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours.


From Tacoma and Tacoma Narrows Bridge:

From Tacoma, cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge past Gig Harbor (Highway 16) to Port Orchard, turn on Highway 3 past Bremerton and Pouslbo to the Hood Canal Bridge.  Follow Highway 104 to Quilcene, Port Townsend exit.  Take Highway 101 South to Brinnon.


Travel time:  Approximately 2 hours.


From Olympia and Shelton:

From Olympia, turn off on Exit 104 to Aberdeen, Port Angeles, Ocean Beaches.  Proceed North on Freeway and exit to Shelton and Port Angeles on Highway 101.  Continue to follow 101 North past Shelton to Brinnon.


Travel time:  Approximately 1 1/2 hours from Olympia, 1 hour from Shelton.