Union (Washington)

Union is located in the Kitsap Peninsula region of Washington state.

Union is a picturesque community on the south shore of Hood Canal, actually a fjord and not a canal at all. Views take in the beautiful Olympic Mountains in nearby Olympic National Park.

an Orca 'porpoising' in Hood Canal area of Puget Sound

Get in

By car

State Highway 106 is the main route through Union, a winding 16 mile highway to Belfair (Washington) farther north, and Potlatch and US Highway 101 to the south.

By boat

See

Do

Sea kayaking

view of the Olympic Mountains from Hood Canal

Sea kayaking can be a rewarding way to explore the Kitsap Peninsulas 371 miles of coastline allowing the paddler a closer and slower look at their surroundings and making Kitsap one of the most popular areas to kayak in Puget Sound, especially along the remote areas along Hood Canal. Thick forests of majestic pine and deciduous trees and hundreds of creeks and estuaries dot the coastline. Harbor Seals, Otters, Sea Lions, Bald Eagles and Blue Herons are common sites while the occasional viewing of an Orca or Grey Whale is not out of the question.

Kayak rentals

Hood Canal Adventures. a wide selection of boat rentals including kayaks, paddle boats, motor boats, electric boats and a pontoon party boat.

Kayak trails

Organized trails offer overnight camping options and maps of appropriate and scenic travel destinations.

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