Budd Inlet

Next door to Eld Inlet, Budd Inlet offers sea kayaking opportunities to explore tidal estuaries in southern Puget Sound between Tacoma and Olympia.

Budd Inlet stretches from Olympia's downtown to Boston Harbor and Cooper Point at the north entrance.  Launch opportunities exist at Boston Harbor and Olympia's West Bay Park.  Destination opportunities include the Olympia waterfront, Priest Point Park, Burfoot County Park, and the Gull Harbor conservation trust area.

  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
  • Length: 8.0 nm

Upcoming Activities

Sea Kayak - Budd Inlet

Sea Kayaking Trip
We’ll launch from Boston Harbor, we’ll ride the flood current into Budd inlet, exploring any
Difficulty: Sea Kayak II, sea kayak III
Sat, Nov 4, 2023
6 participants
Registration closes Nov 3
Tacoma Branch
Bruce Durham
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