Top 10 Kayaking Spots in Washington State, with Spectacular Aerials

A self-supported trip created by PresenceVideography

Trip Overview

Countdown of our top 10 kayaking spots in Washington State for 2021, ranked based on their spectacular scenery, interesting things to explore, wildlife including birdlife and sea-life, camping opportunities, overall ease of access including parking and launch and pull-out, and overall how fun the paddling trip was. There is something here for all levels of paddlers, beginner to advanced. Many of these trips are suitable for paddle boarding and canoeing as well.

Safety Notes

Check currents, tides, winds.

Gear Notes

Perception Captiva 16ft touring kayaks with rudders.


Mostly gentle / no currents, variable tides, and light winds.

Portage Notes


Trip Details

  • Trip Dates: 3/1/2021-10/1/2021
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand Up Paddling, Kayak Fishing
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean

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