Columbia River: Sandy, Martin & Goat Islands

Sea Kayak 10-13 nm from Kalama and explore the Columbia River shoreline to the north or south. Paddle around Sandy, Martin and/or Goat Islands. Expect large ship traffic.

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Sandy Island

10 nm round trip, difficulty: sea kayak II/III

Explore the shores of Sandy Island and the Columbia River shoreline north to Prescott Beach Park or south to Deer Island Point. 

Martin & Goat Islands

10-13 nm round trip, difficulty: sea kayak II/III

Explore the Columbia River shorelines south of Kalama. There are plenty of good beaches and undeveloped shoreline to enjoy.

notes

  • Plan for currents up to 2 knots.
  • Expect large ship traffic.
  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak II/III
  • Length: 10.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Kalama Parks
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
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