Goat Island

A great sea kayak trip near La Conner in the Skagit Delta with lots of wildlife, possible hiking, and "shoot the ladder" if the tides are right.

Launch Points

on the water

Paddle down the Swinomish Channel to the north side of the island and land at the beach near the remains of the old wharf Walk the the trail to Mayan-esque remains of Fort Whitman. Paddle around the island and back to La Conner.

  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak II
  • Length: 8.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Land Manager Varies
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 14
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 14
  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101
  • NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423
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