Exploring WW I Ruins on a Remote Island - Kayaking La Conner to Goat Island in 4K UHD

A self-supported trip created by PresenceVideography

Trip Overview

Highlights from kayak trip from La Conner, Washington to Goat Island in Skagit Bay and hiking to the ruins of Fort Whitman, an old fort build in 1909 before World War I. Beach landing point on Goat Island where the trail to Fort Whitman starts: https://goo.gl/maps/i548UQUTTMn9Bs3Z9. More about the history of Fort Whitman: http://www.fortwiki.com/Fort_Whitman

Safety Notes

Check winds, currents, tides.

Gear Notes

16 ft Perception Captiva kayaks with rudders.


Paddled around high tide. Light winds and currents.

Portage Notes


Trip Details

  • Trip Dates: 6/18/2021
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing, Kayak Fishing
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean

Trip Location