Samish Island

Enjoy Samish Island, walking by the water, along trails, gardens, and a small lake with beautiful water views from the lightly traveled roads.

driving directions

From I-5 northbound, Take Exit 231 for SR 11 N/Chuckanut Drive toward Bow-Edison. At the traffic circle, take the first exit and stay on SR 11 north for 5.1 miles. Turn left onto Sunset Road and drive for  1.8 miles to Farm to Market Road and  turn right. Drive for 0.8 miles and  turn left onto Bayview Edison Road. Follow Bayview Edison Road and continue straight as it becomes Samish Island Road. Turn right at Roney Road, drive for 0.4 miles and turn left at Halloran Road and drive 0.2 miles to parking at Samish Island Park.

on the Island

Because the island has a thin trip in its middle, there are two loop hikes, one on the east side and one on the west side of the island.


  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Urban Adventure, Urban Walking
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Length: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 150 ft
  • 150 ft
  • Land Manager: Skagit County
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • USGS Bow
  • USGS Anacortes North
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