Hood Canal: Salsbury Point to Squamish Harbor

Paddle from Salsbury Point and visit Squamish Harbor and Bridgehaven marina.

launch Points

  • Salsbury Point County Park (Kitsap County)

on the water

From Salsbury Point County Park, cross Hood Canal and paddle around Squamish Harbor, then visit Bridgehaven before crossing back to Kitsap Peninsula and returning.


  • There are bathrooms at Salsbury Point Country Park, but no public services in Bridgeport.
  • Be sure to keep a safe distance from the bridge if crossing in its vicinity.
  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak III
  • Length: 10.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Kitsap County Parks
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Sea Trails North Hood Canal, Dosewallips to Port Ludlow WA105
  • NOAA Puget Sound: Entrance to Hood Canal No. 18477
  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102

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