Colvos Passage


Sea Kayak - Colvos Passage

Short day paddle to Anderson Point Park and Lisabeula

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm

Meet at 9:15am at the bridge in Olalla (Al's Grocery). 13965 Crescent Valley Road Southeast, Olalla, WA 98359

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: SKIII
  • Wind: <10 kts
  • Waves: 2 ft or less
  • Route: Cross Colvos passage twice
  • Distance:  6 nm
  • Pace:

We'll Cross Colvos Passage to Lisabeula Park. Head north up Vashon, then cross back again to Anderson Point Park, where we will have lunch and explore this newly re-opened County park. Then paddle south back to Olalla.

Immersion wear required.


Colvos Passage

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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