Access: Follow the signs from Sutil Point Road.
Estimated Walking Time: 30 mins – 1.5 hours
Local’s Tip: The shoreline walking at Smelt Bay is the best on Cortes Island. For a longer walk at low tide, follow the coastline north to Manson’s Landing or south around Cortes’ southern tip to reach Smelt Bay. Both walks take ~3-4 hours, depending on how long you explore the sea life in the tidal pools.


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