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Deception Pass State Park

5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
+1 360-675-2417
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This isn't a lie: with over 30 miles of hiking trails, this park is one of the premier hiking destinations in the country.
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  • Average3%
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5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
+1 360-675-2417
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a trip up to Deception Pass for Father's Day. The scenery remains one of the more interesting in the Pacific Northwest. We arrived at low tide so we got to watch some of the tidal currents flowing under the bridge (the same ones that...More

1  Thank themolitors
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a remarkable place but that noise from the navy bombers takes away from the beauty .Kind of loud

Thank john m
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed at the Quarry Pond campground, nice for kids to ride bikes (10 MPH speed limit), our site was a economy tent site, the site was very private and lotsf woods around. We drove over to Cranberry Lake, my son caught 1 fish and...More

Thank Marknjacki
Reviewed 6 days ago

Time your stay there, we went on Mother's day around 4:00pm, there was very few people. Drove down to North Beach, Deception Pass State Park and saw the sunset. It was worth staying just to watch. I do want to advise there is a bit...More

Thank nicealex77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to watch the sunset. I spent several hours hiking on various trails to beaches and under the bridge. Well worth the cost of the $10 Discover Pass. Most of the trails are easy to intermediate with plenty of space on the paths to...More

Thank kalefiend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Whidbey Island, we spent a wonderful day in Deception Pass State Park. We began our visit with a hike on the beach trail to the bridge. We then walked over the bridge both directions taking many photos of the stunning scenery. Next we...More

Thank suematt70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are some of the most beautiful in the world. Wildlife is all around. An osprey was hovering over my head for several minutes. The North beach is lovely and a great place to wade in the water though the current is strong farther...More

Thank PhotosByJamieJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Deception Pass was absolutely breathtaking. So many great photo opportunities. Lots of pull outs to take it all in, nice for the driver to look:)

Thank Zenergygal
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are breathtaking from any angle. It is well worth stopping and walking around to see the views from all angles and locations.

Thank 2247CH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by Deception Pass upon recommendation of a local guide after a day of kayaking. This is such a beautiful area, can't go wrong stopping by. I wish I'd had more time to visit this jewel. The vistas are breathtaking!

Thank Yearn4Adventure
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Lory Z
Are camping reservations nessecary in January?
6 January 2017|
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Response from TonyMinich | Reviewed this property |
Winter is first-come, first-served. Really, it's not so busy that you need them anyway. I know that for sure since we live nearby
Is the noise from the naval base a concern year around?
4 January 2017|
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Response from woodynpeaches | Reviewed this property |
Google NAS Whidbey Island Flight Schedules for a link where you can view the planned flights. I cannot post the link in this response. I do not always find the noise to be a nuisance when they are flying, although it... More
Can you walk your dogs on a leash or is there an off leash area?
14 August 2016|
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Response from Diane H | Reviewed this property |
On leash on the bridge - for sure! In the park it's on leash within the camping & picnic area. On the beach, off leash as long as you can control your animal otherwise on leash as it is usually populated. Always be... More