Getting to IslandWood

IT'S EASY TO FIND US! We're just a 35-minute ferry ride from the downtown Seattle ferry dock on the Bainbridge Island ferry.

IslandWood
4450 Blakely Avenue NE 
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

DIRECTIONS TO ISLANDWOOD

GETTING HERE BY BUS

From Bainbridge Island Ferry

Kitsap Transit Route #98 and Route #97 buses stop in the vicinity of IslandWood. IslandWood is located on the east side of Blakely Avenue, south of the Baker Hill junction and Blakely Elementary School.  NOTE: KITSAP TRANSIT DOES NOT RUN ON WEEKENDS.

Kitsap Transit also offers ACCESS Service which provides door-to-door or curb-to-curb transportation to the elderly and disabled unable to use the fixed route transit system. To schedule rides on Kitsap Transit ACCESS, you must first complete an eligibility application. For reservations and information, please visit Kitsap Transit ACCESS.

Please consult the routes and schedules at the Kitsap Transit website: Bainbridge Island Bus Routes

 

GETTING HERE BY CAR

From Seatac Airport to the Ferry
(Driving Time = 20 minutes in light traffic)

  1. From the airport, follow signs to I-5 North, direction Seattle.
  2. Take exit 164B (Fourth Avenue South).
  3. At the end of the exit, turn right onto Fourth Avenue South, continue to next intersection at Royal Brougham, turn right and continue straight.
  4. After crossing First Avenue, look for the ferry terminal signs and turn right.
  5. Continue straight and in a few stoplights you will see the left-hand turn lane to enter the terminal.

For more information on ferry fees and schedules, please visit the Washington State Ferries website: Seattle – Bainbridge Ferry Schedule

From the Bainbridge Ferry Terminal
(Approximately a 10-minute drive to our campus)

  1. Drive up the hill from the ferry to the second stoplight, turn left onto Winslow Way.
  2. At the next 4-way stop, turn right onto Madison Avenue and continue to the next 4-way stop at Wyatt Way.
  3. Turn left onto Wyatt Way.
  4. Continue on Wyatt, rounding the back of Eagle Harbor (water will be to your left).
  5. The road will fork; take the right fork up the hill, following the signs to Port Blakely. You are now on Blakely Avenue.
  6. Continue straight on Blakely Avenue. In approximately 1 mile you'll see Blakely Elementary School on your left.
  7. IslandWood is at the first driveway on your left after Blakely Elementary School. Turn left into IslandWood driveway. The street address is 4450 Blakely Avenue NE.
  8. Continue on the wooded driveway up the hill. Bear left to the parking area. Follow pathway and signs to the Welcome Center.

From Kitsap Peninsula (Poulsbo and beyond)

  1. From Poulsbo, drive south on Highway 305 towards the Bainbridge ferry terminal.
  2. At the second stop light (Sportsman's Club / Manitou Beach), turn right onto Sportsman's Club Road.
  3. Continue on Sportman's Club, crossing New Brooklyn Road and then High School Road. (About 1 mile total)
  4. After crossing High School Road, you will arrive at a stop sign at Finch Road. Turn left onto Finch Road and continue to the next stop sign at Wyatt Way.
  5. Turn right onto Wyatt Way
  6. Continue on Wyatt, rounding the back of Eagle Harbor (water will be to your left)
  7. The road will fork; take the right fork up the hill, following the signs to Port Blakely. You are now on Blakely Avenue.
  8. Continue straight on Blakely Avenue. In approximately 1 mile you'll see the Blakely Elementary School on your left.
  9. IslandWood is at the first driveway on your left after Blakely Elementary School. Turn left into IslandWood driveway. The street address is 4450 Blakely Avenue NE.
  10. Continue on the wooded driveway up the hill. Bear left to the parking area. Follow pathway and signs to the Welcome Center.

 

GETTING HERE BY FERRY

Take the Washington State Ferry to Bainbridge Island from the Coleman Dock at:

TO BRIGHTWATER

Address:

Brightwater/IslandWood
22509 St. Route 9 SE
Woodinville, WA

TO OUR SEATTLE OFFICE

Address:

IslandWood - Seattle Office
810 Third Avenue, Suite 236
Seattle, WA 98104

From Bainbridge Island Ferry:

Walk-ons:

  • Exit the ferry, staying on the terminal upper level
  • Take the pedestrian overpass over Alaska Way heading east.  Marion Street is below you
  • Overpass ramp will end at First Avenue
  • Continue up Marion to Third Street. Cross street and turn right
  • The Central Building entrance is mid-block at 810 Third Avenue

Driving from Interstate 5 heading South:

  • Exit 165A toward James Street
  • Merge onto Sixth Avenue
  • Turn right onto Columbia Street
  • Turn right onto Third Avenue
  • Central Building is on the right (810 Third Avenue)

Driving from Interstate 5 heading North:

  • Take exit 164A 
  • Continue on James Street 
  • Turn right on Fourth Avenue
  • Turn left on Columbia Street
  • Turn right on Third Avenue
  • Central Building is on the right (810 Third Avenue)