Lina Rose from King County Parks talks to us about the next Helpin’ Out event at the Maury Island Marine Park. Learn more about the event and why it’s important for whales. Plus, Whitney gives us a news update!
More about the Helpin’ Out Event:
Date: October 14th, 2017
Time: 10:15am – 2:30pm
Bring: water, lunch
Provided: gloves and tools
16 and under with adult supervision.
Taking the Fauntleroy-Vashon Ferry to Vashon Island – If you are coming out to Vashon Island just for the event, there is a ferry leaving the Fauntleroy Ferry Dock in West Seattle at 9:15am. This will get you to Vashon in time to drive to the event arriving to the event about 10:15am. There is a return ferry to Fauntleroy at 3:30, we will finish the event in time for volunteers to be to the ferry dock by 3:00. If you are able to spend the day on Vashon, there are lots of wonderful King County Parks to explore! If you are taking the ferry from Tacoma, catch the 9:15am departing from Point Defiance then you can return on either the 3:10pm or 4:05 ferries. Drive north on the Vashon Island Ferry SW, turn right onto SW Quartermaster Dr. then follow directions below from Dockton Rd SW/George Edwards Rd to park
Directions from the Vashon Island Ferry Dock
Drive off Ferry Dock and onto Vashon Highway SW
Turn left at SW Cemetery Rd
SW Cemetery Rd turns right and becomes Vashon Ave
Turn left onto College Ave/SW Ellisport Rd
Continue onto Dockton Rd SW/George Edwards Rd – Continue to follow Dockton Rd SW
Continue straight onto SW Point Robinson Rd
Turn left to stay on SW Point Robinson Rd
Turn right onto 59th Ave SW
Turn left at the 1st cross street onto SW 244th St
Turn left into the gravel parking area
Open gate and continue driving down the success road. PLEASE CLOSE GATE BEHIND YOU
As you drive down the access road, take your first bear right, continue driving and you will see our registration table. You can park down by this registration area
For more information download the info sheet!