All Anchorage


  • Favorite

    Jarrell Cove State Park

    Accessible only by bridge or by boat, Jarrell Cove State Park is a sensory extravaganza, with a chorus of bird calls, saltwater and conifer smells, dense tree stands and opal-colored water all around. Enclosed by Puget Sound and surrounded by Case Inlet and Pickering Passage, this park on Harstine Island Read more [...]

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    Hamilton Park Public Dock

    Small, handy public dock next to Silver Cloud Inn on Ruston Way.   Reasonable walking distance to many of the Ruston Way restaurants.  Close to the rebuilt Tacoma City Dock, too; it’s a great overflow location if City Dock is full.

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    Oro Bay

    Nice anchorage.  No services.  This aerial footage that the old Ocean City ferry Mr. Johnson ran through the Panama Canal in hopes of turning it into some kind of business to ferry RV clubs, live music, dancing.  Taxes and insurance made this an impossible venture.  

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    Eagle Island State Park

    Eagle Island is a 10-acre marine park property with 2,600-feet of saltwater shoreline. The island sits on Balch Passage between McNeil and Anderson Islands in South Puget Sound. Visitors can enjoy picnicking on the beach and watching harbor seals on the shoal at low tide.