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Deception Pass State Park

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Address: 5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
Phone Number: 360-675-2417
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This isn't a lie: with over 30 miles of hiking trails, this park is one of...

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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On the north side, far and away the best most beautiful part of the park and what a wonderful little hike. Only went once but it was uncrowded unlike the south side and the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On the north side, far and away the best most beautiful part of the park and what a wonderful little hike. Only went once but it was uncrowded unlike the south side and the Bowman campground is a much quieter laid back place compared to the mad hatter's on the south. Had two different experiences with the camp hosts, one... More 

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Rayne, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited here 40 years ago, still the same beautiful place. It's easy to see why it's the most visited park in the state. Easy trails down to the beaches or you can drive down. Walk across the bridge to experience the grandeur of the San Juan Islands on the horizon. The bridge itself is something to behold as well. Parking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see for anyone traveling to Whidbey Island. This must be one of the most beautiful places in the United States. Gorgeous views from every direction. I only wish I had planned to spend more time there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must-see. It's so beautiful and serene around this area. Be prepared for lots of tourists in the area, all taking pictures, as I was!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Deception Pass is an incredibly beautiful area. Definitely worth the trip to see. Words cannot describe the beauty and magnificence of this area of Washington. And don't forget to go to Rosario Beach as well. Another stunning area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply amazing. Tide pools. Hiking. History. This park has it all. Spend a couple of days to get the full experience.

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Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent two mornings combing the beach at Deception Pass. It's always amazing, beautiful, and there are neat things to see. This park is one of my favorite WA state parks any time of year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is definitely worth the drive; we didn't want to leave. My family, who loves hiking, didn't even bother taking the trails. We loved the glorious views from the West beach so much, we ended up just walking and skipping stones into the water. This place has views of the ocean, rocks to climb, a beach, boating areas, swimming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

excellent place to camp on a walking distance from shore. good spacious camp sites with parking for 2 cars each.. superbly kept rest rooms & helpful park staff and rangers.Best place to camp closer to sea. only disadvantage is noise of oak Harbour naval station aircrafts flying too frequently. otherwise serene atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been here several times and it is absolutely beautiful! It's a very popular spot for tourists, especially in the summer. The photo opportunities are endless on a beautiful sunny, summer day or a cloudy, misty day. A must-see if you're anywhere nearby.

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