How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks at Richardson Point from Anacortes, take the Washington State Ferry from Anacortes to Lopez Island. From the ferry landing, drive south on Ferry Road for 0.6 km (0.4 mi) to the Center Road intersection. Turn east (left) onto Center Road which turns south and continue for 9.0 km (5.6 mi) to the intersection with Fishman Bay Road. Turn west (right) onto Fisherman Bay Road, proceed west 0.3 km (0.2 mi) and turn south (left) onto Richardson Road. Continue south on Richardson Road 2.9 km (1.8 mi) to the Richardson Point Chevron Oil Pier at the end of the road. The bench marks were in the general vicinity. The tide gauge was located on the Chevron Oil Pier.