Cascadia Marine Trail Guidebook Updates

The following are updates for the print version of the 2014 Cascadia Marine Trail Guidebook, available with your Washington Water Trails Association membership.

New Campsites:



Ala Spit
Saltwater State Park

Temporary Closure(s):


Fees for campsites administered by San Juan County Parks, including Odlin, Shaw, and San Juan County Park are higher in summer. Check with San Juan County Parks for current fees.

On October 7, 2014, San Juan County became the first county in the U.S. designated as a voluntary “Leave No Trace” Area after adopting the Guiding Principles and Ethics to support stewardship on the San Juan Islands.


At the time of printing, Friday Harbor was the only ferry terminal where paddlers could roll their boats off the ferry and launch near by. Privately-owned Orcas Landing, just west of the Orcas ferry terminal, has a 24” high floating dock for public launching and landing, check fee.