Bainbridge Island is one of the largest islands in Puget Sound, approximately eight miles due west of Seattle and comprises 28 square miles and 53 miles of coastline.
Bainbridge’s magnificent shoreline includes both open and sheltered shores and offers a diverse terrain of bluffs, spits, estuaries, streams, tidal flats, and rocky outcroppings.
All of the major marine habitat types in Washington State are present around Bainbridge including eelgrass meadows, kelp forests, flats, tidal marshes, sub-estuaries, sand spits, beaches, banks and bluffs, and that diversity supports a wide array of marine wildlife from sea lions to salmon to crabs and more.
Come take a stroll in our gorgeous coastline parks and you’ll see (and possibly hear the sea lions). We never tire of exploring the amazing shoreline of Bainbridge Island!