San Juan Islands from Anacortes


Sea Kayak - Washington Park to James Island

We will paddle from Washington Park to James Island, have lunch then return to Washington Park the same day. We may stop for dinner afterward for those interested.

  • Sea Kayak III+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 nm
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Plane to meet at Washington Park Sunset Beach no later than  8:00AM, We must depart no later than 8:50AM, so arrive earlier if  you need more time.  We will be heading back from James Island at 3:00PM , planning to arrive back at Washington Park around 5:00PM.

We will be checking the weather the evening before and could cancel the trip if conditions are poor. 


San Juan Islands from Anacortes

  • Rosario Strait & Bellingham WA001

    Sea Trails Lopez, Blakely, Decatur & Shaw Islands WA002

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca to Strait of Georgia No. 18421
  • 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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