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Sucia Island State Park

Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Eastsound
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The WA parks system has a gem in Sucia. Great place for a day hike. Should have brought lunch and stayed longer, but we loved the little time we did have. Sea lions, crazy variety of birds, beautiful beaches and pre-historic looking trees and vegetation. Just gorgeous.

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Pristine ecology and awesome opportunity to see Orcas, eagles and myriad birds in breathtaking surroundings.

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Birch Bay, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We cannot spend enough time on Succia Island. An unspoiled paradise with breathtaking views. And you get treated to an incredible sunset for free. What is there not to like.

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Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

While staying in Orcas we took our boat twice to Sucia Island. What a fun place to hike, run and meet great people. You can camp here if you want to and overall things seemed clean and very respected by all the visitors.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Visited this island via boat from Orcas Island on a dinner cruise (Google "Cruise Control"). We walked the beaches for about an hour and explored the sandstone. Great history lesson from the sandstone quarry on the island as well.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

What's to dislike - a wonderful place. We paddled in and camped. Saw seals and otters and a wonderful sunset.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Contact Shearwater Sea Kayak on Orcas to rent kayak Uninhibited island - thus peaceful serenity with animals, birds, and nature

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Bellingham, Washington
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235 reviews 235 reviews
36 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

With several different options for mooring in and among it's various bays, plus dock space in Fossil Bay, Sucia Island offers uncommon opportunity for boaters looking for a destination or a tranquil way-point on a longer journey. Camping space is offered on the island itself, and a pavillion (a shelter with tables) is available via reservation by groups, but the... More 

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Mukilteo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Beautiful setting, gorgeous bays and inlets . Great natural trails for walking and hiking. You can anchor out and row a small dingy to shore for a picnic. Or tie up at the dock. We have done both and always lucked with beautiful weather and tranquil waters. Study your charts and read the tide book.

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Eugene, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fossil Bay has beautiful views, dock space and mooring balls. Also campsites with the best views! Island is a jaunt but definitely worth it!

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