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Moran State Park

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Address: 3572 Olga Road, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279
Phone Number: 800-452-5687
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Activities: Hiking, Biking, Camping

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We've come to Moran State Park for several years now, not as campers, but to enjoy both Cascade Lake and Mountain Lake. We love the options of hiking at both lakes, plus there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Brookings, Oregon
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Brookings, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We've come to Moran State Park for several years now, not as campers, but to enjoy both Cascade Lake and Mountain Lake. We love the options of hiking at both lakes, plus there are many more miles of trails to explore at the park, from moderate to strenuous, horse trails and bicycling as well. But as a family, we spend... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Drove up to the top on a drizzly day and watched the mountains play hide and seek in the clouds. If you are not from the Pacific Northwest then the forest on the way up is gorgeous. All of the lakes are lovely and crystal clear. We did Mountain Lake and Twin Lakes combined with driving to the summit in... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Incredible place.....hiking for all levels. Lush fern lined trails....lots of waterfalls.... smells divine! Can drive to the top and climb up the fort and see the Canadian mountains on clear days

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We camped in site 21 (midway campground) on a Monday night to relax and take in the views from Orcas Island and Mount Constitution. We were pleasantly surprised at the peacefulness of the campground despite the lack of privacy. Sites were very close together and the road runs about 50 yards from the tents in Midway, but the only thing... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Whether a hiker, riding a bicycle or traveling by car, the views at the top of Mt. Constitution are wonderful. Also a variety of scenic hiking trails from easy to difficult. Nice gift shop at summit.

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Between eastbound and Olga lies Moran State Park. A $10 day use fee gets you access to several easy to challenging walks, around lakes, up summits, through moss and lichen covered forest.. This trip took us to the 3.9 mile Mountain Lake loop. The trail stays near the shore on a duff covered path weaving up and down and in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Very nice Washington State Park. Easy hikes to waterfalls and lakes and drive to top of Mt. Constitution for views to Cascades and of surrounding islands. Beautiful lake just by side of road for boating.

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The top of the tower atop Mt. Constitution is worth the slow drive up. Be sure to stop at pull-offs along the road to see the views. Visit the falls along the lower portion of that road. Swim and boat Cascade Lake. The Lopez Ice Cream is worth the spend cost once. The walk around the lake is easier than... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Moran State Park is perfect for a hike, a swim in the lake, or a drive to the top of Mount Constitution, with its forever views of mountains, islands, and sea. The tower at the top of Mount Constitution, as well as the network of wooded trails, was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) as part of the New... More 

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Columbus, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you can't hike, you can drive to the views. We hiked to the waterfall and it was a bit treacherous for older folks like us. We had to be careful. Other hikes into the forest were easy and beautiful.

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