Point No Point to Hood Canal

A one-way paddle around Foulweather Bluff and into the mouth of Hood Canal, then past Driftwood Key on the way to Hood Canal Place NE.

Launch Points

  • Norwegian Point Park, Hansville
  • Point No Point Park
  • Elgon Boat Ramp, Port of Elgon
  • Apple Tree Cove, Kingston


  • A minimum 4 ft tide level needed to paddle the East side of Hood Canal.
  • Driftwood Kay used to be called Coon Bay.
  • There are toilets at Point No Point but no services in Driftwood Key or at the take-out.
  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak III
  • Length: 10.0 nm
  • MapTech Oak Bay to Commencement Bay No. 102
  • NOAA Puget Sound: Entrance to Hood Canal No. 18477
  • Sea Trails North Hood Canal, Dosewallips to Port Ludlow WA105

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