Lake Washington

Paddle on one of the largest lakes in Washington. It's freshwater and second in size only to Lake Chelan. It's great for sea kayaking field trips and clinics. The most popular launch is Concrete Beach, just north of our Seattle Program Center.

launch points

INFORMATION for leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default 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.
  • This route allows multiple bookings. Please check scheduled trips listed below in the "Activities" tab to see if there is another group already booked on the same day. If so, please coordinate with them to ensure you are carpooling and teaching at different areas.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Land Manager: Land Manager Varies
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 40
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 40
Map
  • MapTech Seattle and Lake Washington No. 101
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Sea Kayak - Lake Washington

Sea Kayaking Trip
Train the trainer for 2021 SK Basic Sea Kayaking Class
Sat, May 8, 2021
Prerequisites
12 participants 0 leaders
Registration closes May 7
Seattle Branch

Seattle Water Instruction Session - Lake Washington: Concrete Beach

Sea Kayaking Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course
Water Instruction Day 1 for students of 2021 Sea Kayak Basic course.
Sat, May 22, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant 2 instructors
Registration closes May 11
Seattle Branch

Seattle Water Instruction Session - Lake Washington: Concrete Beach

Sea Kayaking Field trip: Basic Sea Kayaking Course
Water Instruction Day 2 for students of 2021 Sea Kayak Basic course
Sun, May 23, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant 0 instructors
Registration closes May 11
Seattle Branch

Franklin Pierce HS - Kayaking - Lake Washington

Youth Youth activity: Mountain Workshop - Franklin Pierce HS
Kayaking outing for youth from Franklin Pierce HS Outdoor Club
Tue, Jun 8, 2021
No Prerequisites
9 participants 2 instructors
Registration closes Jun 6
Tacoma Branch
Trip Reports
Titles

This is a list of titles that represent the variations of trips you can take at this route/place. This includes side trips, extensions and peak combinations. Not seeing a title that fits your trip? Log in and send us updates, images, or resources.

  • Lake Washington: Concrete Beach
  • Lake Washington: Matthews Beach
  • Lake Washington: Log Boom Park
  • Lake Washington: Day Street Boat Ramp
  • Lake Washington: Kirkland Marina
  • Lake Washington: Houghton Beach Park
  • Lake Washington: Cascade Canoe & Kayak
  • Lake Washington: Gene Coulon Park
  • Lake Washington: Yarrow Bay
Resources

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