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Washington State Island High Points

Excluding Lake/River Islands

RankIslandPeak Elev-Ft CountyIsol-MiAscent Date
1.Orcas IslandMount Constitution2407San Juan21.4 
2.Lummi IslandLummi Peak1665Whatcom7.2 
3.Cypress IslandCypress Island High Point1525Skagit7.5 
4.Fidalgo IslandMount Erie1273Skagit8.2 
5.San Juan IslandMount Dallas1080San Juan11.7 
6.Blakely IslandBlakely Peak1042San Juan3.3 
7.Guemes IslandGuemes Island High Point688Skagit4.6 
8.Burrows IslandBurrows Island High Point646Skagit2.2 
9.Stuart IslandTiptop Hill640San Juan6.0 
10.Waldron IslandDisney Mountain612San Juan2.3 
11.Camano IslandCamano Island High Point580Island11.8 
12.Decatur IslandSan Elmo Hill540San Juan2.1 
13.Lopez IslandLopez Hill535San Juan3.5 
14.Whidbey IslandWhidbey Island High Point520Island4.0 
15.Vashon-Maury IslandsMaury Island High Point492King5.0 
16.Ika IslandIka Island High Point460Skagit3.7 
17.Bainbridge IslandToe Jam Hill425Kitsap5.4 
18.Shaw IslandBen Nevis385San Juan2.5 
19.Spieden IslandSpieden Island High Point379San Juan3.5 
20.Fox IslandFox Island High Point360Pierce1.4 
21.Indian-Marrowstone IslandJorgenson Hill348Jefferson2.1 
22.Vendovi IslandVendovi Island High Point338Skagit2.5 
23.McNeil IslandHyde Point Head320Pierce2.4 
24.Henry IslandHenry Island High Point305San Juan2.7 
25.Anderson IslandAnderson Island High Point300Pierce2.9 
26.Sinclair IslandSinclair Island High Point275Skagit1.8 
27.Hartstene IslandHartstene Island High Point267Mason3.6 
28.Allan IslandAllan Island High Point264Skagit.9 
29.Goat IslandGoat Island High Point260Skagit.9 
29.Hat IslandHat Island High Point260Skagit1.7 
29.Hat Island (Gedney Island)Hat-Gedney Island High Point260Snohomish2.6 
29.James IslandJames Island High Point260San Juan1.1 
29.Ketron IslandKetron Island High Point260Pierce.9 
34.Long IslandLong Island High Point250Pacific1.2 
35.Obstruction IslandObstruction Island High Point240San Juan.8 
36.Satellite IslandSatellite Island High Point229San Juan.8 
37.Ozette IslandOzette Island High Point223Clallam1.3 
37.Sucia IslandSucia Island High Point223San Juan3.7 
39.Frost IslandFrost Island High Point220San Juan1.3 
40.Blake IslandBlake Island High Point213Kitsap3.1 
41.East Bodelteh IslandEast Bodelteh Island High Point205Clallam1.1 
42.Jones IslandJones Island High Point200San Juan.8 
42.Portage IslandPortage Island High Point200Whatcom2.0 

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List Description

This list shows all marine island high points in Washington State with an elevation of 200 feet or higher. Excluded are all islands in lakes and rivers, such as Mercer Island in Lake Washington or islands in the Columbia River.

Most islands on this list are in the the San Juans archipelago or the convoluted passages of Puget Sound. One is in Willapa Bay in southwest Washington, and two are in the Pacific off Cape Alava.

Climbing all peaks on this list is difficult due to access issues on several islands. Jorgenson Hill is on a Naval Reservation and closed to the general public, and the two islands near Capa Alava are part of a wildlife refuge and off-limits to protect bird nesting sites. Many of the smaller islands in the San Juans have no bridges or ferry service, so kayaking skills might be more important than climbing prowess for many of those peaks.

Acknowledgments:

Thanks to Paul Klenke, who inspired this list and did a great deal of inital research.

 


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