Water Trails

Cascadia Marine Trail, a salt water trail that stretches from the Canadian border to southernmost Puget Sound near Olympia, WA.Cascadia Marine Trail, A salt water trail that stretches over 140 miles, from the Canadian border on the north to southernmost Puget Sound near Olympia.  The CMT includes 58 campsites which are open to people arriving in non-motorized beachable watercraft, as well over 100 legal access points.

 

Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Kitsap Peninsula Water Trail , a celebrated segment of the Cascadia             Marine Trail, opens over 350 miles of saltwater shoreline on western Puget Sound and Hood Canal to modern day exploration. Kitsap is a destination because of its unique marine environments, natural scenic beauty of mountains and sound, migrating marine mammal populations, and friendly and inviting ports and towns stepped in tradition.

Click to download a two-page printable map of the Trails’ segments, launches and amenities.

 

Lakes to Locks Water Trail, a "blue trail" that connects inland lakes with Elliott Bay and Puget Sound. Lakes to Locks Water Trail, a day-use “blue trail” with over 120 shoreline access points that connects Lake Sammamish, the Sammamish river, Lake Washington, the ship canal , and Lake Union with the shores of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound.

 

Willapa Bay Trail, a trail that stretches along the Southwest Washington coast.Willapa Bay Trail, a trail that stretches along the Southwest Washington coast, touching some of the most beautiful spots on the shoreline and providing spectacular views of sandy beaches, dune grasslands, coastal pine forests, and wildlife at play.

 

Lower Columbia River Water TrailLower Columbia River Water Trail, a 146-mile water trail from Bonneville Dam to the Pacific Ocean that people in non-motorized boats can safely travel for day or overnight explorations.

 

Northwest Discovery Water TrailNorthwest Discovery Water Trail, a cross-section of the Inland Northwest on the Clearwater, Snake and Columbia Rivers,  includes 367 miles of the region’s cultural and natural wonders.

 

Pend Oreille Water Trail logoThe Pende Oreille River Water Trail s located in the northeastern part of Washington State, running from Oldtown, Idaho to the Boundary Dam, just one mile shy of British Columbia, Canada.  The Pend Oreille River is one of the few major rivers in the United States that flows north, making it something you have to experience.