Gig Harbor Triple Cross

Paddle three crossings in one trip in South Puget Sound: Gig Harbor to Point Defiance to Vashon Island, and back to Gig Harbor.

launch & landing points

  • Owen Beach in Point Defiance Park.
  • Point Dalco on Vashon Island
  • Gig Harbor Public Boat Launch at the end of Randall Dr NW. There are no restrooms at here, but there is a restroom about 0.6 mile away at the City Park at Crescent Creek off Vernhardson Street. Parking here is somewhat limited, so you may have to park on nearby residential streets. The beach is mucky at minus tides.
  • Eddon Boat Park at 3805 Harborview Dr. Restrooms are across the bay from the launch. Head ~260º magnetic across the harbor and into a cove. Look for the red brick building.
  • Skansie Brothers Park
  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak III
  • Length: 7.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Land Manager TBD
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
  • NOAA Puget Sound No. 18440

Upcoming Activities

Sea Kayak - Gig Harbor Triple Cross

Sea Kayaking Trip
Gig Harbor to Pt Defiance, if there are waves and current. We’ll have an opportunity
Difficulty: Sea Kayak III+
Sat, Oct 20, 2018
Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
2 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes Oct 18
Tacoma Branch
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