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Fort Casey State Park

Whidbey Island, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Coupeville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Everett, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have visited this wonderful place since I was a kid. The best about it is that is makes one feel like a kid going back. Every time. Without fail. There are WWI era concrete bunkers with disappearing gun emplacements. From the top you can see a commanding view of the "ring of fire" - a straight that is flanked... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We really enjoyed Fort Casey. We took so many pictures of the beautiful view and lighthouse. The lighthouse was especially lovely and we spent much time there soaking up the atmosphere and history that was very well presented. Wished we would have had a picnic because it was hard to leave all that beauty behind.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The views are wonderful and hiking around the park is great. Some of the camping sites are close to each other. You could camp here and walk onto the ferry to Port Townsend.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Such a beautiful setting for wildlife viewing, picnicking, and weddings! The lighthouse and grounds are well-maintained and the overlook gives you a beautiful backdrop for photographers. I'll be going back often.

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Redmond, Washington
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26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

When we reached there, the first thing we saw was the vast open land with military instalments on one side and soon we saw the lighthouse. The fort has lot of alcoves and many levels to climb up and down the iron ladders and concrete stairs! The two guns are big and facing the sea. One of them is elevated... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Some of the best views of Northern area of Puget Sound. Can watch the Cruise ships go by in the evening on the right days. The fort is fun to explore, BRING A FLASHLIGHT, you will need it. Lots of little alcoves to get in and out of, and multiple levels to explore. Lighthouse is nice and well cared for.... More

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Austin, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I am a fan of lighthouses in general and try to see them at every opportunity. We have been to Whidbey several times, but have not made the time to go to Fort Casey State Park. It was well worth the time. The lighthouse had docents with loads of information and a small gift shop to boot! The fort itself... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The lighthouse was closed on the day that we toured the fort. We have toured forts on the Gulf coast and this one is in better shape than some of them. There are two big guns here dating back to the early 1900s if not the late 1800s. The place is pretty large and has an excellent view of the... More

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San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Reading the historical information here shows an incredible history of the Fort, Lighthouse and surrounding area. A beautiful place to visit and for Lighthouse Lovers like me the lighthouse is well maintained and very accessible.

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Tacoma, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were there around 6-7pm and were able to see the sun setting over the water, watched the ferry boats on their way, walked around the garrison and down to the beach. It was peaceful and gorgeous.

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