Vashon IslandVashon Island is Puget Sound's largest island south of Admiralty Inlet. The town of Portage sits on an isthmus connecting Vashon Island with Maury Island.
The population of Vashon Island is roughly 11,000. The island has two ferry terminals. The southern terminus of the Vashon Highway is the Tahlequah Ferry Terminal, which connects to the Point Defiance neighborhood of Tacoma. The northern terminus of the Vashon Highway is the Heights Dock at Point Vashon. This terminal services the Puget Sound ferry docks in Port Orchard, Fauntleroy Cove (West Seattle) and Downtown Seattle.