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Port Townsend in Washington

Trip Overview

What a gorgeous day, 67 degrees, sunny...my partner and I left about noon from just north of the ferry terminal and headed north around point to Ft. Worden. Saw numerous sea birds. Heading north was a slight challenge due to wind. Swells of 2-3 feet, but were rolling easily, not choppy. We are novices just starting but really enjoyed trip. On return had a seal follow us, curiosity-was really cool to watch. And the wind behind us made our return a "breeze". Can't wait to do it again and make a day of it!


Numerous hotels, B&B's, camping in surrounding areas. Ft. Worden, Fort Flagler, etc,. I think Ft. Flagler is part of WA water trail. Lots of "home town" eateries and shopping if you like.


Camping requires fees.


Hwy 101 North or South, Take Pt. Townsend/Chimacum exit Route 20 and follow signs. Easy to find. Northeast corner of Olympic Peninsula.
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Water Type: Open Water/Ocean
  • Group Rates: No

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