Unsupported rides on Bainbridge Island and the Kitsap peninsula. The Bainbridge Island ferry leaves from the downtown Seattle ferry dock while the Southworth ferry departs from the Fauntleroy ferry dock in West Seattle. All the rides are scenic on rural roads with lots of water views and range from flat to challenging. And of course, they begin and end with a relaxing ferry ride!
Ferries to Bainbridge Island depart from the downtown Seattle ferry terminal at 7:55, 8:55, 9:35, 10:35 and 11:25 AM. Round trip fares are $8.20 per person age 19-64, $4.10 for ages 6-18, 65+ and disabled, 5 and under free, plus $1 per bicycle. NWTR volunteers will be there with an ASK ME sign from 8:30-9:35 AM with their tandem to answer any questions. They will be taking the 9:35 AM ferry and doing the Bainbridge ride along with anyone who’d like to join them. Suggested route for riding there from UW:
Ferries to Kitsap (Southworth) depart from the Fauntleroy ferry terminal in West Seattle at 7:40, 8:20, 9:25, 10:15 and 10:55 AM. Round trip fares are $6.35 per person age 19-64, $3.15 for ages 6-18, 65+ and disabled, 5 and under free, plus $1 per bicycle. NWTR volunteers will be there from 9:50-10:15 AM with their tandem to answer any questions. They will be taking the 10:15 AM ferry and doing the long route along with anyone who’d like to join them. Suggested route for riding there from UW:
A circumnavigation of Seattle, Mercer Island and the southern end of Lake Washington, taking advantage of the city’s bike friendly paths and lanes
A ride through the rural country side northeast of Seattle, into the beautiful Snoqualmie River Valley and out to the charming rural country down of Snohomish
Family Friendly Routes
Each day also offers an option that is short, relatively flat, and suitable for riders of all ages and abilities. Please see details of the Sunday and Monday rides for descriptions of these options