Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Seattle, WA
The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the fourth-largest port in North America in terms of container handling as of 2015.
Things to do in Seattle
The Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is a city landmark and is considered an icon of Seattle. It was built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World’s Fair, which drew over 2.3 million visitors. Nearly 20,000 people a day used its elevators during the event. Find out more here.
On the north shore of West Seattle, Alki Park looks across Elliot Bay to the rest of the city. Hand-carry boat access is on the east beach shoreline between 53rd Ave. SW and 55th Ave. SW, and on the west beach shoreline at the western property line and extending northwest for 200′. Find out more here.
Blake Island Marine State Park
Accessible only by boat, Blake Island has miles of trails, campsites and beaches. Clamming, saltwater fishing, crabbing, volleyball and mountain biking are just a few of the possible activities available to visitors. There are many Native American events hosted here throughout the year. Find out more here.
Helpful Resources in Seattle
- Boating and Sailing in Seattle
- Washington State Fishing Regulations
- Fishing Charters – Seattle Fishing and Fishing Seattle
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