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Moran State Park

3572 Olga Road, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279
800-452-5687
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Olga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking, Biking, Camping
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Astoria, Oregon
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The panoramic view from Mt Constitution was amazing! The drive up the mountain was very pretty as well. My husband loved all the old growth fir in the park.

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cucinista24
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Drive up to Mount Constitution and see the splendid view of the Cascades and Mount Baker covered with snow! There are tables for you to eat a picnic lunch while looking at it. We enjoyed the hike around Cascade lake, though it takes a while.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

There's no secret Moran State Park, and the view from Mt. Constitution are the gems of Orcas Island. We were day visitors so we came for the view. OUTSTANDING. We'd been sailing the San Juans for a week and the view was amazing. Second only to whale watching on this trip. Well worth the $10 entry fee. On a side... More

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California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the park for a day during our visit to Orca Island. Hiked up to Cascade Falls. Ate lunch by Cascade Lakes and Drove up to Mount Constitution. The view from the top was incredible. Day Use fee of $10.

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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Our family group of 13 visited this park multiple times while staying on Orcas island for a week- we just kept going back in various groups. The peak of Mount Constitution was beautiful and we were lucky to have great visibility. We spent 1/2 a day at Cascade lake- we swam across the lake to the lagoon and jumped off... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our family appreciates the outdoors, but we are not serious hikers/campers. This park is absolutely amazing. The trails and original cabins were made in the 1930s by the CCC and retain that charm. A trip to the summit of Mt. Constitution is an absolute must for any visitor to Orcas. We were lucky with a cloudless day and could see... More

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San Rafael, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The hike around the lake is great, can't be beat by following it up with a refreshing dip in the cool, not cold, lake. The hike is easy and flat. About 4 miles.

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Portland, Oregon
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The weather betrayed us. I must admit my expectations were a bit ridiculous for the Pacific Northwest. Still, this park is a gem. Even amongst clouds. From the summit of Mt. Constitution you can behold the beauty that is this corner of the US. All around the park was filled with water holes galore...maybe I will return on one hot,... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is an incredibly beautiful park. The view from the top of Mt Constitution is incredible. You can drive all the way to the top or hike from several parking areas down the mountain. There are many hiking trails with something for every ability. You could easily spend all day here or just a few hours to see the highlights.

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San Francisco, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We love this park! The hiking is great with many well marked paths to enjoy. There is a large lake where you can picnic, swim, fish, kayak, paddle boat, hike around entire lake or just people and bald eagle watch. The concession stand is darling and the folks who run that and the boat rentals are very friendly and helpful.... More

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