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Deception Pass State Park

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Address: 5175 N State Hwy 20, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277
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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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A must see!

This is so beautiful! A lot to see, so bring your camera. Watch for a beautiful sunset. Lots to see and lots to do.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is so beautiful! A lot to see, so bring your camera. Watch for a beautiful sunset. Lots to see and lots to do.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited awhile back and enjoyed the vistas immensely. The views from either side of the bridge were breathtaking. We got some great photos and it was neat to watch the boats throttle up to jet through the pass and the obviously treacherous waters. Great place to eat lunch if the weather accommodates. Really worth even just... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here in the summer, and lucky to get a reservation (more to follow). The park is just really cool. Paths that walk along the pass (waterway) and all over the bluffs. Great views, especially in the morning. and evening to get that great sunlight. We stayed in the quarry section - well aptly named, as it is an... More 

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Southern Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view is incredible and there is a bit of hiking and picnicking to be had. There didn't appear to be much by way of concessions, so make sure you pack your own (in and out!).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved stopping here, the view is spectacular, signs describing it and the bridge are interesting. Seals were swimming below the bridge. All around great stop.

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It took us around couple of hours to reach this place by road. A scenic drive ended with a beautiful destinations. We were a family and we visited in the afternoon in the last week of august. This place offers great views of the bridge, islands and beach. We were with small kids so could try hiking. It is possible... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large park with lots of options for picnicking, camping and getting into the water. I always make it as a stop when I drive from Seattle to Whidbey Island.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second time I visited Deception Pass State Park. This time, early in the morning late in September was not crowded. In fact, my husband and I were among the first few couples who were here. We had a good time taking our photos, no hurrying around or bumping into other people/tourists. The place is just as awe-inspiring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

There is so much to do at this park, so many different trails to hike of varying difficulties. There is a reason this is one of the top visited parks in the state... it is breathtakingly beautiful. Note: there are public bathrooms they are open and safe, but they can be a bit rough.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Deception Pass is always a gorgeous place to go see. The bridge is breathtaking with the views of the islands and just all around seeing the seals swimming or eagles flying. The park is so beautiful with the massive Evergreen trees and all the foliage everywhere. So beautiful. If you make a trip to Washington definitely make a trip here.... More 

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