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Moran State Park

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3572 Olga Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279-8556
+1 800-452-5687
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Calm serene place

Many trails and many camping sites. Require a discovery pass to stop. If you do not have a pass... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AmarnathPrabhakar
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Bengaluru, India
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Beautiful Views, Great Hiking

Great cold, but beautifully sunny day to climb Mt Constitution. I highly recommend doing this... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
AdventureMama3
,
Lake Stevens, Washington
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“cascade lake” (72 reviews)
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LOCATION
3572 Olga Rd, Olga, Orcas Island, WA 98279-8556
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+1 800-452-5687
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many trails and many camping sites. Require a discovery pass to stop. If you do not have a pass you still can drive through and stop for a max of 15 minutes.

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Great cold, but beautifully sunny day to climb Mt Constitution. I highly recommend doing this loop. In March it was really snowy, but a month later and it will probably be clear. Great views! We'll be back.

Thank AdventureMama3
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We took a couple of hours out of our week-long holiday on Orcas Island to walk around Cascade Lake on a glorious summer day, and it was one of the highlights of our vacation. We did the full loop, including a walk around the lagoon,...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Moran State Park is arguably the best state park in Washington. It offers so many activities including walks to lakes, waterfalls, top of the mountain lookouts, hiking, cycling, camping, swimming, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, fishing, mushrooming, group events and more. It's unfortunate that experiencing Moran...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2018

If you have even a couple hours, it would be will worth the time to drive through Moran State Park. If the weather is sunny and the skies clear, then journey to the top of the mountain for the incredible views. if not, it is...More

1  Thank luvs2travel4fun494
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Moran State Park is a park rich in things to do for everyone: two lakes for small boats (no gas engines), swimming, beach and picnic areas, miles of trails of varying difficult: a road to the top of Mt Constitution with a viewing tower with...More

Thank Obstruction I
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We drove to the parking area at the top of Mt. Constitution and hiked the very short distance to the view point and tower; we did not do any other hiking in the park. Parking at the top is very limited. We were there on...More

1  Thank GrayRanch
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful State Park. There are lots of trails, great camping spots and a wonderful lake. Lots of small deer on the road, thus the 25mph speed limit. Gives you the opportunity to really enjoy the beautiful area. Very busy on the weekends.

Thank Altagold
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I chose to go to Orcas Island over other San Juan Islands because of this park and it did not disappoint. Mt. Constitution was incredible and easy to get to. From the top you can even see all the way to the Vancouver skyline. It's...More

1  Thank bethevans2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

On the 24th we went to this beautiful park on Orcas Island. We booked a secluded holiday home in the middle of a few pines and firs called The Treehouse on suggestion by a relative. Our whale watching trip got cancelled so we decided to...More

Thank Fridolin B
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gulfbreezej
August 22, 2017|
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Response from DallasPaza | Reviewed this property |
Depends on if one is walking on the road or trail. Are we talking about Mount Constitution? That trail is extremely steep in portions so you have to take it slow and hiking poles would be a good idea. Trail shoes clearly... More
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washingt0nexpl0rer
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Debra L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as leashed.
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Cindy L
September 24, 2016|
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Response from Alaska-Illinois | Reviewed this property |
Only went to Moran SP, if you plan on hiking. Plan at least a day visit, other wise 1/2 day if you will not be doing any hiking. If you plan on camping I think you can make reservations. Do that ASAP.
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