Placeholder Routes & Places


Sea Kayak - Lake Crescent

Paddle Lake Crescent

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.
  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm


Explore beautiful Lake Crescent in the off season.  

If you like, go up the day before the paddle and participate in Kathy Fox's stewardship activity on the Elwha.  Checkout:

Spend the night before the paddle in the Lake Crescent area -- either at the Nature Bridge Center or a local motel or camp.



Lake Crescent

  • Green Trails Lake Crescent No. 101

    Custom Correct Lake Crescent - Happy Lake Ridge

    Sea Trails Strait of Juan de Fuca & Crescent Lake WA301
  • See full route/place details.
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
Trip Reports