Anderson Island

Anderson Island is located in Puget Sound near the Key Peninsula which is a sub peninsula of the Kitsap Peninsula.

Understand

Anderson Island is the southernmost island in Puget Sound and lies just south of McNeil Island. To the northwest Key Peninsula lies across Drayton Passage. The south basin of Puget Sound separates the island from the mainland to the southeast, while to the southwest the Nisqually Reach of Puget Sound separates the island from the mainland.

The Island Sounder, published by the Anderson Island Association, is the island's monthly newsletter. The News Tribune from Tacoma is available to subscribers.

Get in

Anderson Island Ferry

By ferry

The Steilacoom / Anderson Island / Ketron Island run is the only run belonging to Pierce County. The ferry Steilacoom II was put into service in January 2007 to work side by side with the aging ferry Christine Anderson. The ferry runs many times per day starting at 5:45 in the morning to 10:30PM on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (8PM other nights).

By boat

Get around

There are many small roads meandering through Anderson Island making it a classical Puget Sound island to explore by either car or bike. The main road running north/south through the island is the Eckenstam Johnson Road.

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Sleep

There are many bed and breakfasts on the island, making it a relaxing get away. Be sure to check out AirBNB, VRBO or some of the B&Bs below

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Go next

Anderson Island is on the Steilacoom / Anderson Island / Ketron Island run and Eagle Island State Park is just a short boat ride away. The Key Peninsula which is a sub peninsula of the Kitsap Peninsula is also close by boat to the west.

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