Deception Pass

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Sea Kayak - Deception Pass

Explore the coastline north of Bowman Bay. This paddle is for participants of the Paddle and Camp at DP weekend.

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • SK III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.0 kts
  • Pace: 3.0 kt

Meet at 8:00 am, launch at 9:00 am, at Bowman Bay boat launch.

This paddle is reserved for participants of the Paddle and Camp weekend at DP.  All participants must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

We will launch from the Bowman Bay boat ramp and follow the coastline up to Young Island (near Burrows Island) before heading back to Bowman Bay.  There should be time after our paddle to play in the Deception Pass flood current, for those who would like to.

Bring your Discover Pass for parking.  

Route/Place

Deception Pass



  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
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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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