Photos by Tag: ship harbor

February 14th, 2020

Watery wonderland

Water levels are very high at the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve adjacent to the state ferry terminal. Rainfall runoff flows from surrounding highlands to the wetland below, with much of the water ultimately feeding into the saltwater harbor. A beautiful season to enjoy the wooden boardwalk that meanders through wetlands. Already there are signs of […]

August 19th, 2009

Cruising in

A Washington State ferry approaches the terminal at Anacortes in the neighborhood known as Ship Harbor.

November 30th, 2005

Ferry-free harbor

Now that’s a beautiful shade of blue. I shot this photo Tuesday on the beach at Ship Harbor. There was some activity at the state ferry terminal, but there were no boats in sight. Very quiet. A great place to be.

October 27th, 2005

Ferry exit

A state ferry swings toward the San Juan Islands just after leaving the Anacortes terminal at Ship Harbor. For a romantic outing take your favorite person, add picnic lunch and dessert from a local restaurant, purchase walk-on tickets to Friday Harbor and find yourself a quiet table by the window. If time’s an issue, you […]

May 20th, 2005

Lush wetlands

Thursday was one of those special spring days … early morning sun, then rain, then afternoon sun again. I was fortunate to be out during one of the sunbreaks on a walk that included a stop at the edge of Ship Harbor wetlands.

May 19th, 2005

Ship Harbor heron

I was on the beach to take photos of the state ferry when I startled this heron from its perch on a piling. What a gorgeous morning!

April 5th, 2005

Ship Harbor terminal

Even when the clouds hang low, the Fidalgo Island coastline is beautiful. This was the scene recently from the Portalis Homes neighborhood above the state ferry terminal at Ship Harbor.

February 26th, 2005

Ship Harbor wetlands

A treat for all the senses this morning from the parking lot at the Washington State Ferry parking lot. The warble of red-winged blackbirds filled the air as I stood watching over the wetlands, raising my camera from time to time as a heron flew past. Very little traffic so far, but within weeks this […]

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