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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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Such a magical place. I love it here!

Deception Pass is the most visited park in WA state. If you are looking for a place to go then I would highly recommend Deception Pass!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Deception Pass is the most visited park in WA state. If you are looking for a place to go then I would highly recommend Deception Pass!

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful views and hikes, but couldn't escape into the nature vibe due to non-stop military plane noise - constant for over two hours! Maybe there are quieter times? Park person wasn't helpful - she was the only staff working and busy. I recommend doing your own research on trails and what you want to see before going, just in case.

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are so many beautiful state parks in Washington, it is challenging to decide on the prettiest but this park is the winner! Stunning water views, views of Deception Pass and the bridge, views of the San Juans and wildlife as well. The park offers amazing forests and beautiful beaches full of driftwood. Seals frolic in the water off the... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very beautiful - go early or go late, and avoid the heavy traffic stopping to see the phenomenal views over the bridges. Good binoculars and cameras are helpful - you have the potential to see a fair bit of sea life, so stay alert. If you are also going to stop at Rosario Beach and visit the tide pools, check... More 

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the park for a nephew's wedding, and all went well. The rangers were particularly friendly and helpful, much more than we had expected. The venue was certainly mother nature at her finest, at least from the perspective of a Missouri visitor.

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride along Washington State Route 20 from Anacortes to Oak Harbor is breath-takingingly beautiful. There are scenic pull offs for picture taking our just looking at the glories of nature. The park is diverse with both ocean and lake activities. Lots of hiking-I chose to kayak and it was such a thrill to paddle in these inlets of Puget... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most stunning areas in Western Washington State for water views and lovely green forest...even some flowers!!!

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Bothell, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Deception Pass and Cranberry Lake make a nice day trip from any Puget Sound location. Take along a Gortex jacket because even on nice weather, the pass and beach will probably be breezy and/or foggy. The $10 Discover Pass will also get you into Fort Casey, but by splurging for the $30 annual pass, you can use it in all... More 

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Brewster, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have driven this bridge from time to time over the past thirty years. It's thrill and strength, perched above a major Puget Sound waterway, never ceases to amaze. Frankly, the area has served as a prominent attribute of the great pacific northwest in my mind! This Nebraska Cornhusker was touched and drawn to the region, in part, because of... More 

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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is really beautiful. We saw lots of animals and the campground is wonderful. The sites are in the woods...very private and nice. Only problem are the airplanes....military jets from the nearby airforce base. The fly day and night, despite the schedule you can find online. The noise is terrible...they pass really close...the rv trembles as if there is... More 

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