Pitt Island and Penrose State Park

Launch Point

72nd Street Ramp

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Max Difficulty:  SK I/II
Paddle Length/Time  13.4 nm/ 15.4 / 5 hrs
Tide/Current Station Longbranch, Filucy Bay & Home, Carr Inlet / Pitt Passage (ebb flows NNE)
Destination Penrose State Park
Description Launch from from the boat ramp at the end of 72nd Street.  Paddle north along Filucy Bay and on past Pitt Island (Indian Burial Ground, no landing permitted) and along the shoreline to Penrose State Park for a mid-point rest stop.  The return trip is back down the coast line enjoying the view of Mt Rainier. Use the current through Pitt Passage to make this paddle easier, the current can reach speeds of at least 1.7 kts.
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