Maury Island Viewpoint Trail

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Maury Island Viewpoint Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Vashon, Washington that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
416 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

nature trips

sea kayaking

trail running

walking

horseback riding

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Maury Island Marine Park is located on the east side of Maury Island, a peninsula of Vashon Island. One of the largest undeveloped properties located directly on Puget Sound with more than 1 mile of shoreline, the park provides stunning views of the East Passage, Mount Rainier and the Cascade Mountains. The site had significance for early Native Americans and is referenced in a legend about Snake People who arrived from the mainland as part of war party. The park contains rare stands of Pacific Madrone, a salt marsh, eelgrass beds and significant fish and wildlife habitat for such species as great blue herons, bald eagles, kingfishers, chinook salmon, orca, and bull trout. Through the Community Partnerships and Grants program (CPG), King County Parks is partnering with the Friends of Maury Island Marine Park to make improvements to the park, including shoreline restoration (in partnership with People For Puget Sound) and installation of a picnic shelter.