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


  • This area is used by our Olympia Branch for their Navigation field trip. 
  • If you are scheduling this as regular hike or naturalist outing, please limit your group size to 12 people.
  • Have a question about group size or permitting requirements for a particular area? Contact Katherine Hollis, Conservation and Responsible Recreation Manager at , if you have questions or need more information.
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 1.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • 200 ft
  • Land Manager: Land Manager TBD
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 80
  • USGS Summit Lake

Upcoming Activities

There are no activities scheduled at this location.

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