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Looking for a peaceful and private getaway? We have an ideal waterfront accommodation here on Shaw Island. Our charming 1900's vintage cottage, which sleeps 4-6, is newly refurbished and provides a cozy and inviting atmosphere with stunning views of Harney Channel from the glassed-in "wheelhouse." Picnic on the lawn while viewing the activity in the channel. Enjoy the resident herons, eagles, cormorants, otters, and seals, and keep a lookout for the occasional whale. For more information about Silver Bay Cottage, please visit: www.vrbo.com/334848.

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Spring 2017
Spring is here! Join us on Saturday April 29th as we celebrate the reopening of the store with a wine tasting from Stina Cellars, whose proprietors were the Leidig family, previous owners of the store. We hope to see you there! The Silver Bay Cottage is available for rental all year.

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Store hours

Summer hours (June to September):
8:30 AM to 6:00 PM   Seven Days a Week

Regular hours (October to May):
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM   Monday to Saturday
Closed Sunday

Map directions

By car and ferry from Anacortes (see map above)

  • From I-5, take exit 230 Burlington / Anacortes
  • From the ramp, turn onto Route 20 towards Anacortes (drive 13.4 miles)
  • Route 20 ends on Commercial Ave in Anacortes, turn right (drive 1.4 miles)
  • Turn left on to 12th Street (drive 3.1 miles)
  • Turn right onto Ferry Terminal Road
  • Buy your ticket(s) at the ticket booth
  • Get in the Shaw Island line (usually lane 2)
  • Ferry will take about 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • On arrival at Shaw Island, the store is immediately to your left as you come off the ferry


Be sure to check the ferry schedule!

By boat

The Shaw General Store is conveniently located above our small marina on the east side of the ferry dock. We retain space at the marina for our store customers; however, space is limited. There is always room for a dinghy or a small boat. Please call the store (360-468-2288) about space for larger boats.
For safety reasons please remember to always stay clear of the ferries and refrain from transiting under the bridge on the ferry dock.