The Abundant Life Retreat is held at Fort Flagler State Park in the Northeast corner of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. Located on the Northern tip of Marrowstone Island, the historic fort is one of 3 that were built during World War I to guard the entrance to Puget Sound. Use the Google Map below to zoom in and find our location. Click on the Satellite button to see an an aireal photo of the grounds. At the bottom of this page you'll find a drawing of the park indicating which building ALR is in.

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Driving Directions

From Tacoma

Take the Narrows Bridge and follow highway 16 to Bremerton, then follow highway 3 up past Poulsbo to Highway 104 and the Hood Canal Bridge. Cross over and drive about three and a half miles, then turn right onto easily-missed Hwy. 19 (Beaver Valley Rd.). Travel approximately 10 miles to the Chimacum four-way stop (you'll see a Chevron station on your right). Take a right on Chimacum-Center Rd. Go about a mile to the four-way stop in Port Hadlock...you'll see a QFC on the other side of the intersection. Turn right onto Oak Bay Road. After less than a mile you'll take a left onto Flagler Road.

After about a mile you'll cross a bridge onto Indian Island. Another mile and a half and you'll cross over onto Marrowstone Island...stay left at the sign. After another two miles on Flagler Road you'll pass through the picturesque town of Nordland. Two more miles and you'll be entering Fort Flagler State Park.

See below for instructions once you get into the park.

From Seattle or Edmonds

Take the Kingston Ferry, and follow Highway 104 through Port Gamble to the Hood Canal Bridge. Cross over and drive about three and a half miles, then turn right onto easily-missed Hwy. 19 (Beaver Valley Rd.). Travel approximately 10 miles to the Chimacum four-way stop (you'll see a Chevron station on your right). Take a right on Chimacum-Center Rd. Go about a mile to the four-way stop in Port Hadlock...you'll see a QFC on the other side of the intersection. Turn right onto Oak Bay Road. After less than a mile you'll take a left onto Flagler Road.

After about a mile you'll cross a bridge onto Indian Island. Another mile and a half and you'll cross over onto Marrowstone Island...stay left at the sign. After another two miles on Flagler Road you'll pass through the picturesque town of Nordland. Two more miles and you'll be entering Fort Flagler State Park.

See below for instructions once you get into the park.

From Port Townsend

Take Hwy. 20 South and travel approximately four miles until you come to a "Y" in the road. Stay to the left onto Airport Cutoff Road. Look for the airstrip on your right after about a mile. After another two miles or so take a left hand turn onto State Route 116. Follow SR 116 for approximately one mile until you get to the 4-way intersection in Port Hadlock. You'll see a QFC on your left. Go straight through the intersection onto Oak Bay Road. After less than a mile you'll take a left onto Flagler Road.

After about a mile you'll cross a bridge onto Indian Island. Another mile and a half and you'll cross over onto Marrowstone Island...stay left at the sign. After another two miles on Flagler Road you'll pass through the picturesque town of Nordland. Two more miles and you'll be entering Fort Flagler State Park.

When You Get To the Park

Once in the park, follow the main road until you come to the ranger station on the left (about a mile). On the right you'll see turn-of-the-century buildings. Continue past them, heading straight for the barracks buildings ahead. You'll see a little barricade with a stop sign -- just keep going. Once you reach the barracks (a little 4-way intersection), turn right. You'll now be on a short road with barracks to your right. Our building is Camp Richmond -- the very last barracks building. bugalr

Map of Fort Flagler