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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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So beautiful!

We have been to various campgrounds and hiking trails throughout the Deception Pass park and always love it! Wildlife can be seen off the shores and the views are absolutely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been to various campgrounds and hiking trails throughout the Deception Pass park and always love it! Wildlife can be seen off the shores and the views are absolutely astonishing. I love to live in the PNW because places like this exist! See ya next time! P.S. - although spring and summer months are busier with many more travelers,... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a small daily use fee of around $10/car. Certainly worth it. The bridge is very pretty and offers some amazing photo opportunities from the top and below. People with a fear of heights won't like walking across the bridge as it's narrow and cars are close. We spent about an hour in West Beach area and had... More 

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful views of ocean birds, the San Juan Islands and the low flying jets as they return to base. It was very windy but a clear day to enjoy the pristine wilderness so close to busy roads.

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is totally worth multiple visits. Right after entering the park, on the left is a little camping, BBQ & finishing area. View of the lake from deck is simply mesmerizing, this one view is a big reason why i like to keep going there. Further beyond the camping area, there is rock clad beach line offering a very... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome must stop for anyone old growth forest deception pass bridge awesome views picnic areas

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to hike,camp,fish,day trip, sight see, all of it is here for the outdoor family(or couple). Tons of tall evergreen trees, miles of trails from sea level to about four hundred feet, Deception Pass bridge(WOW), you can't go wrong spending a northwest spring or summer day at this park. I can't say enough good things about place.... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like nature, this is the place for you. Tons of trails. Kayaking available. This is a highly popular camping area so don't count on a last minute camp site. Plan ahead. And even if you aren't a nature lover, the view from the bridge is spec-tac-u-lar! Even on a foggy day. On the Puget Sound side is a... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is stunning and hard to put into words. The water is unbelievably clear and blue and the scenery unsurpassed. I fell in love with Washington in the San Juans but this place sealed the deal!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Has a little something for anyone who loves the outdoors. Not our first time and already talking about when we will go back!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter when you visit, it's beautiful here. I live in WA State and if I want to take a nice drive that ends with drop dead gorgeous views on a sunny day, this is my go to. I've never camped here, so my time is spent walking the trails down to the beach or on and around the bridge.... More 

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