How to reach:
To reach the Magnetic Point tidal benchmarks, travel to the eastern shore of Ernest Sound south of Union Point and north of Magnetic Point within Union Bay; in the NE portion of Union Bay there are two islands; on the east shore of Union Bay, proceed about 0.6 km (0.4 mi) north along the west shore of Magnetic Point, east of a small island, in the northerly of two rock outcroppings both topped by moss and stunted trees. Specifically, the tidal bench marks are located on the eastern shore due east of the southern island. The bench marks are on private property that consists of densely wooded area surrounding intertidal grassland protected by two rock ledge peninsulas. The staff was positioned on a flat faced rock wall facing west located on a west facing rock ledge.