San Juan Islands from Anacortes


Sea Kayak - Burrows & Allan Islands

A current assisted one way paddle from Seafarers Memorial Park in Anacortes to Bowman Bay in Deception Pass State Park (passing Burrows and Allan Islands on the way).

  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 12.6 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3 kts
  • Pace: 3

Meet in Bowman Bay at 8am to organize the (20 minute) shuttle to Seafarers Memorial Park in Anacortes.   A Discover Pass is required for parking at Bowman Bay.

After shuttling from Bowman Bay, this 12 nm paddle will start at Seafarers Memorial Park.  We will launch by 9:30 am into the start of an ebb in Guemes Channel.  After paddling along the north shoreline of Fildalgo Island we will rounding Fildalgo Head and pass down the east side of Burrows and Allan islands.  I expect to be back to back to Bowman Bay by  2 pm.


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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