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Deception Pass State Park

Address: 5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
Phone Number: 360-675-2417
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Oak Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, State Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: This isn't a lie: with over 30 miles of hiking trails, this park is one of the premier hiking...
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Type: Parks, State Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: 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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Oak Harbor, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Drive the bridge, then walk the bridge, then go into the park to walk the beaches and see the wildlife. You will see the Deception Pass bridge from the beach. A very impressive visit.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Well worth the trek (it isn't far from Anacortes). The scenery is incredible! We climbeclimbed down one of the paths and enjoyed the view. We saw Bald Eagles perched/feeding, and seals enjoying the landscape. So amazingly beautiful to see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The few times my friends and I have stopped its been just amazing!! Its great for hiking and a wonderful place to have a picnic. The views are spectacular and they never get old!! Looking off the bridge and seeing the fisherman casting out off the beach and off the many boats on the water just puts a great smile... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I enjoy this park! It was sunny and beautiful the first day! Second day visit it was cloudy, yet still beautiful....love the historical past of this park...

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I grew up in the Skagit Valley and have been to Deception Pass more times than I can count. Any time I have friends in town I bring them to this place. The currents, the trees, the birds, the views etc. all from the bridge. Then a quick drive down around to the beaches, or if you are up for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Saw my first bald eagle and had excellent company .....great hiking views and history ............ Xxx

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Nature in its' best and most beautiful. The views are spectacular, the park is clean and well maintained.

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San Jose, California
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176 reviews 176 reviews
50 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

WA is so gorgeous and this place had the most beautiful sunset ever. We didn't camp, just enjoyed the scenery. I recommend coming here for the sunset.

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Tri-Cities, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This place was so amazing! It's just one of those places you don't want to leave. Crossed the bridge that had spectacular views from so many angles. It costs 10$ for a day pass, but really it's an adventure worth 10$ to help support keeping it so well maintained.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went here on a rainy cold day with fog lifting everywhere. We walked the 1 mile to the beach to see the bridge. It was a nice walk pretty easy but lots of rocks and tree roots. We saw squirrels, chip monks, birds, and plenty of vegetation. It is a rock beach with plenty of picnic tables, and shelters.... More 

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