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Amazing trails- please leash your dogs at all times

This is an awesome park. As with all places on Anacortes apart from the dog park, please have your... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Nikki B
Anacortes, Washington
In the middle of the forest you will find it

This lake and swimming area is pretty much in the center of the island and in a large wooded area... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

This is an awesome park. As with all places on Anacortes apart from the dog park, please have your dogs leashed at all tImes and pick up after them. Unleashed dogs are a safety issue. Training and voice command are never 100%. Follow park and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nikki B
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This lake and swimming area is pretty much in the center of the island and in a large wooded area. I only had time to spend a half hour and take a few pictures but it was beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Quiet little lake accessed by some great trails, or a not so easy road to find. Winter is one of my favorite times to see the lake, frozen over at times too

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Lovefamily-four
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We went to this park for a quick hike. It was an easy hiking trail with all kinds of hidden gems. The lake is peaceful as well. Very nice little retreat for anyone looking for something quick and easy to take the family to do.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mbonieb
Reviewed May 10, 2018

You can swim, boat, fish here. Mostly anyone can walk around the lake. Its so beautiful here. If you are in the area- go!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank natureday-com
Reviewed July 27, 2017

This lake is like walking into a postcard. The towering evergreens surrounding the lake will make you feel so small. The serenity will leave you feeling stress free and the clean air and sparkling water is why this area is a must see!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SandyR1959
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

A local told me about Cranberry Lake, so I went out on a Sunday morning. It's right there in town, but a million miles away from all things stressful. It is stunning, quiet, and serene. I saw almost nobody, and in my 4 days of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

I grew up on Whidbey Island, one of six children and mom took us to the beach all the time. Cranberry is a great spot because of the great swim spot, and then just across the park lot is the ocean side for wave jumping,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Sherry M
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We camped out near the lake and the sunset was breathtakingly beautiful. By far one of the nicest places we have traveled. It stayed mild temperature wise the entire time.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rickd117
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Nestled among the firs and cedars, within the city limits of Anacortes, lies this little-known gem. Recently a wild fire damaged some of the forest surrounding the lake, but don't let that deter you from enjoying the peaceful trail leading up to Cranberry Lake.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank brothermoses
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