South Puget Sound: Olympia to Steilacoom

A long sea kayaking trip from Olympia to Steilacoom. Paddle through Budd Inlet, past Boston Harbor, through Dana Passge, past Johnson Point and the southern tip of Harstene Island, across Nisqually Reach, past Devils Head around the north shore of Anderson Island and past Eagle Island on route to Steilacoom.

launch points

  • East Bay boat ramp or other downtown Olympia locations

on the water

Paddle through Budd Inlet, past Boston Harbor, through Dana Passge, past Johnson Point and the southern tip of Harstene Island, across Nisqually Reach, past Devils Head around the north shore of Anderson Island and past Eagle Island on the route to the ramp at Steilacoom.

notes

  • Difficulty: Sea Kayak II/III
  • Length: 20.0 nm
  • Land Manager: Land Manager TBD
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Default Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
Map
  • MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
  • NOAA Puget Sound: Southern Part No. 18448
  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445
  • Sea Trails Nisqually Delta, Anderson Island, Case and Carr Inlets WA204
  • Sea Trails Olympia, the Inlets and Hartstene Island WA205
  • Red Marker
    47.050106, -122.895600
    47.0501064204 -122.895599597
  • Red Marker
    47.172650, -122.602670
    47.1726496035 -122.602670315
 
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