Walks, Trails and Parks on Vashon Island


Ready for your gift giving: 5th Edition, 15th Anniversary, $15. Available only on Vashon at Vashon Book Shop, Thriftway, SAW. Vashon E-Bike, Country Store and other great Vashon retailers. This guide will answer your deepest questions about Vashon-Maury: Why are those bricks on the beach? Ever done a Pier Peer? Do you know the two places that UFOs landed? When did Barred Owls arrive? What makes Purple Martins numerous some years and not others? How much money did Mrs. Dilworth pay the Island’s Native American for a bucket of blackberries? How old is the trail through Burton Acres? What do folks do at Raab’s Lagoon? Where can you walk along an exposed geologic fault? Did you know Vashon is being uplifted in a squeeze between the Seattle Fault and the supposed Tacoma Fault? Why was Lost Lake once called Spirit Lake and Lizard Lake? Where did all the beach rocks come from? Where and what elevation are the high points on Vashon and Maury? Did you know that giant rocks have official names?

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