Deception Pass


Sea Kayak - Deception Pass

Enjoy a gentle ride through Deception Pass, pass Williamson Rocks, and Burrows and Allan Islands ending at Washington Park. Participants must also be registered for the Sea Kayak Camping Weekend.

  • Sea Kayak III/IV
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 9.5 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3 kts
  • Pace: 3.2

Meet at Cornet Bay, Deception Pass  at 9 am for a 10 am launch. A car shuttle is required for this paddle. Final shuttle details will be arranged among the  participants.

Leader's notes

This is a one-way paddle from Cornet Bay, Deception Pass Park to Washington Park, Anacortes.


Deception Pass

  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
  • See full route/place details.
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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