HARSTINE ISLAND

Recreation Property

 

This is your Teamster Recreation Property! A one-time assessment will be charged at our Local Union office. The caretaker at our recreational property will be charging camping fees when you visit. If you feel that you would be using our recreational property often, an annual pass can be purchased by Teamsters 313 and other Teamsters Local members.

Our recreation property is available for active and retired members of Local 313 and their guests. The recreational is nineteen (19) miles from Shelton, Washington.  

DIRECTIONS

From Narrows Bridge, follow Highway W 16, travel 7.9 miles to Purdy-Shelton exit. Take Shelton exit (left) cross Purdy bridge, follow 302 (5 miles), turn right on Elgen-Clifton road. Go 13.3 miles, turn left at Allyn to Highway 3 South — Approximately 9 miles. Then turn left on Pickering road. Pass Spencer Lake, approximately 3.5 miles to Harstine Bridge. From bridge go 1/2 mile and turn right, travel 4 miles and turn right, and another 3.5 miles turn right on Burgundy road. Go 1/2 mile to Teamsters Drive, follow 313 signs to recreation property.

From South I-5 through Olympia, travel to downtown Shelton, to the intersection of 1st Avenue and Highway #3 (at Lumbermen’s Hardware), go 7.5 miles NE on Highway #3, then turn right on Pickering road. Pass Spencer Lake approximately 3.5 miles to Harstine Bridge. From bride go 1/2 mile and turn right, travel 4 miles and turn right, and another 3.5 miles turn right on Burgundy road. Go 1/2 mile to Teamsters Drive, follow 313 signs to recreation property.

MEMBERSHIP RULES

  1. Active dues paying members of Local 313, honorary members, retirees from Local 313, active members or retirees from other Teamster Locals and their guests are the only persons who may have access to the Harstine Island Property.

    1. Proof of membership is required. This means members must have a current dues receipt, an authorized pass in their possession or a membership card.

    2. Members must register and display the required proof of membership as required by the Caretaker(s).

    3. Members are responsible for picking up payment envelopes for themselves and their guests when entering the recreation property and for depositing in the proper place.

  2. Passes

    1. Annual Passes can be purchased by Local 313 members and members of other Teamster Locals who are in good standing or have retired in good standing.

    2. All passes must be renewed annually. Passes are good for one year from the date purchased. Accumulation of camping fees throughout the year will not constitute the issuance of a yearly pass.

    3. Honorary members must comply with any restricted usage that applies to them.

    4. Fee schedule

  3. Surviving spouse of an Active or Retired member will have access and may continue to use the recreational property in accordance with these provisions set forth until they remarry.

  4. Retired members of Teamsters may continue to use the recreational property in accordance with these provisions as set forth.

  5. No non-member groups will be allowed to park on the beach between the week prior to Memorial Day and after Labor Day.

  6. Camp sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. The maximum consecutive period for which this property may be used for camping is fourteen (14) days, not to be unattended for more than twenty-four (24) hours. No unoccupied vehicles are to be left in waterfront spaces. If camper is left unattended for more than twenty-four (24) hours, it should be parked in designated storage area and a release form signed and turned in to the Caretaker prior to leaving.

  7. Park only in areas designated by the Caretaker.

  8. Clam digging by Local 313 members only. You must have a current clam digging license. No guests allowed to dig clams. No clam digging south of the boat launch. Cover all holes when digging clams. Limit seven (7) pounds or forty (40) clams, whichever comes first. A receipt is needed from Caretaker to remove oysters in shell from Island. 
  1. Pets are welcome, but please keep them under control at all times. During the day they must either be on a leash of not more than six (6) feet in length, or confined to your vehicle. At night they must be kept inside and enclosed in a vehicle or tent. Pets must not be allowed to run loose at any time. Vicious or unusually noisy pets will not be allowed to enter or remain. Pets should not interfere with the comfort of others or endanger the wildlife. You must clean up after your pets.

  2. Fishing is permitted, subject to the Washington State Game & Fishing Laws.

  3. Beach rules shall be governed by the Washington State Game & Fishing Laws.

  4. Swimming at your own risk. No swimming by children under 18 years of age unless they are under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Children are the responsibility of their parents at all times.

  5. Fires are permitted in designated areas only.

  6. Do not burn bulkhead logs.

  7. Burn all burnables.

  8. Hunting and possession of loaded firearms or archery equipment is strictly prohibited.

  9. Fireworks are not permitted except on Fourth of July in the designated areas.

  10. No glass containers of any kind permitted on the beach.

  11. Keep horses off beach and away from picnic area.

  12. Bicycle riding is permitted during daylight hours only and in designated areas (roadways and trails away from camping areas). Bicycle riding around Club House is not permitted. Motorcycles will only be allowed if the driver is a camper and only drives his motorcycle to his camping area. Dirt-bikes or All-Terrain Vehicles (A.T.V.) are not allowed on the beach or on the recreational property except those operated by the Caretaker and/or work party for union business.

  13. Boat trailers are to be parked up on the hill or in designated area (as directed by Caretaker).

  14. Please limit showers to three (3) minutes so others will have hot water.

  15. Please turn off the lights in restrooms and kitchen when leaving.

VISIT OFTEN?

If you are interested in purchasing an annual pass for Harstine Island and are currently a member or retiree of a Teamster Local, click below to download the PDF form and send it and a check to your Local Union office.

 

ANNUAL PASS

FEE SCHEDULE

Active Members, Retirees and Guests

Effective September 1, 2015

 

  1. Overnight camping is $12.00 per night for members of Local 313 and for Local 313 Retirees
  2. Overnight camping is $15.00 per night for all other Teamsters that are guests of Local 313 Teamsters
  3. Overnight camping is $20.00 per night for all other guests. (No annual pass issued)
  4. Annual Pass: (Expires one year from date of purchase)
  5. $50.00 – Retiree Club Members **(Must see membership card)
  6. $70.00 – Local 313 Members & Retirees
  1. $85.00 – Members/Retirees of other Teamster Locals
  2. All boats that tie up, anchor out, come ashore, or utilize the property is $10.00 per night.
  3. If you park in a spot where electric is available you will be charged an additional $5.00 per night.
  4. Oysters are $5.00 per dozen (a receipt is needed from Caretaker to remove oysters in shell from Island).
  5. Ice is $3.00 per bag.
  6. It is $5.00 a night for additional tents per site.
  7. Environmental Fee per stay for all campers is $1.00.

Day Party and Club House Rental : $50.00 if you are camping. If you are not camping and you are a Teamster/Retiree it is $1.00 per person. Non-Teamsters is $2.00 per person.

 

Note:  For the Annual Local 313 Picnic there will be no charge Friday and Saturday for ACTIVE 313 MEMBERS ONLY and only Active 313 Members are able to camp in waterfront spots.