Henderson Inlet

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Sea Kayak - Henderson Inlet

One-way trip from Woodard Bay to Boston Harbor

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  • Sea Kayak II+
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm

8:30 am.  Meet at Woodard Bay Nature Preserve to unload boats and shuttle cars to BH.

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: easy to moderate
  • Wind: < 10 kt
  • Waves: < 1 ft
  • Route:
  • Distance:  8.5 -10 nm
  • Pace: easy to moderate

We'll paddle from Woodard Bay, explore Henderson Inlet following outgoing tide to Dana Passage and then to Boston Harbor.  This trip is suitable for Basic Class students for their experience paddle.  

Route/Place

Henderson Inlet



  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
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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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