Anderson Island

An island in South Puget Sound offers a mix of developed and undeveloped shoreline for sea kayakers.

on the water

A tour of the island ranges from 13 to 17 nm depending on launch locations. Typical launch points are Luhr Beach on the Nisqually Delta, Steilacoom, and 72nd Street launch on Key Peninsula.  Formal landing options include Eagle Island State Park, Andy's Marine Park and the Anderson Island Ferry Landing shoreline.  Exploration opportunities include Amsterdam and Oro Bays.  Permits and fees vary by launch site.

  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak III
  • Length: 13.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Land Manager Varies
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
Map
  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Sea Kayak - Anderson Island

Sea Kayaking Trip
Paddle clockwise around Anderson Island and hopefully encounter some wildlife!
Difficulty: Sea Kayak III
Sat, Oct 31, 2020
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
3 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration closed Oct 29
Tacoma Branch
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