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“Explore tidepools, peaceful walk away from crowds” 5 of 5 stars
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Obstruction Pass
Trailhead Road, Orcas Island, WA
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Ranked #12 of 20 Activities in Orcas Island
Type: Sports
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Everett, Washington
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“Explore tidepools, peaceful walk away from crowds”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Bring your hammock--we did. The walk is under a mile to the beach from the parking lot. As with other state parks, you need a Discover Pass. We checked out one beach with tidepools--crabs, starfish, and barnacles galore. There are informative signs about the rock formations, ice age geology, native peoples, etc along the way--take the time, they add to the enjoyment. When we reached the beach/camp there were about 8 spots you could kayak up to and enjoy for only $12/night. There were primitive toilets, didn't see any water sources so bring your own. We set up the hammock and chilled for a while, watching boats go by...ahhh Orcas is where it's at!

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