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Deception Pass State Park

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Address: 5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
Phone Number: 360-675-2417
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This isn't a lie: with over 30 miles of hiking trails, this park is one of...
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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Must see park on whidbey island

I used to come up to Deception Pass state park as a kid. Now I am blessed to live here and drive over the beautiful bridge with breathtaking views. Easy hikes, salmon fishing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I used to come up to Deception Pass state park as a kid. Now I am blessed to live here and drive over the beautiful bridge with breathtaking views. Easy hikes, salmon fishing and amazing beaches. You don' t want to miss this nature experience

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Just the view, the beach, the hiking trails make this a great camping vacation. The campsites are nice, lots of big trees and brush. Plenty of places to find sun or shade. The beach is nice, lots of driftwood and a rocky beach. The water is cold, but the view/ scenery is outstanding. This is the busiest park in the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Did a day trip over to Whidbey Island to enjoy this lovely park. We had a picnic on the other side of Cranberry Lake and then enjoyed a few trails. We took the trail to Goose Rock that was not well marked and a bit confusing. It was suppose to be a short hike that turned into a 3 mile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Deception Pass Bridge is breath taking, it's beautiful. If you are afraid of heights I suggest you dont walk across the bridge the walkway is very small just enough space for one person to walk in a single line. The traffic from the vehicle are inches fron the walkway, I will visit again.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Visited the bridge area on a Sunday afternoon on our way back to Seattle. Walking across the bridge was quite a thrill not just from it's height but more so from the traffic zooming passed from just a few feet away. Wish there was some kind of speed limit for vehicle traffic on the bridge. The view from the middle... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Just returned from a 2 nights/3 days camping trip at Deception Pass State Park. This campground is actually one of our favorites. Lots of things to do. We did a lot of hiking the 1st two days. Weather was just right, not the high 80's or low 90's they were having everywhere else it seems. Great views wherever you hike.... More 

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Antioch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

visited several times in June 2015, wonderful views, hike through the park and get down to the beach.

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Oak Harbor, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is always a great get away. Something for everyone and the boat tour is a great hour on the water.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

When there aren't incredibly loud Navy jets flying over (this is on the approach to Naval Air Station Whidbey), this This is a jewel of a park. Many visitors are familiar with the spectacular views from the Deception Pass bridge, but there is so much more inside the park...Cranberry Lake with beach swimming and good kayaking (no motor boats allowed),... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Impressive old growth trees in a campground that provides privacy and easily accessed trails to a beautiful beach. We spent the night and would have stayed longer but the campground was full. Don't go without reservations! Take your camera and binoculars and be prepared to stay a while to take in all the beauty.

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Address: 5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
Phone Number: 360-675-2417
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor

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