Kennedy Creek

A great location for field trips and environmental education that is southwest of Oyster Bay and west of Olympia that includes the Kennedy Creek Salmon Trail.

getting there

Kennedy Creek is located on Old Highway 99 just north of the Steamboat Island exit off of US 101. There is limited parking so carpooling is recommended. 

about the area

Information LEADERS

scheduling & permits

  • This area is primarily used by our Olympia Branch for their Navigation Course field trips. 
  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the recommended party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 1.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • 200 ft
  • Land Manager: Land Manager Varies
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 80
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • USGS Summit Lake

Upcoming Activities

There are no activities scheduled at this location.

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