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Good hike with kids

You can make this hike a loop, or an out and back - 1.9mi vs 1.2 respectively. Spend some time on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrien S
Easy Walk and a Picnic Lunch

Take your lunch on your walk down a shaded path through a forest to an unobstructed view of a... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
John S
Rio Verde, Arizona
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All reviews nice hike easy hike waters edge picnic lunch great beach picnic tables bring your own obstructing path mile campers forest sites plaques geology solitude route
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can make this hike a loop, or an out and back - 1.9mi vs 1.2 respectively. Spend some time on the beach exploring the tide pools, driftwood, and multicolored pebbles worn smooth by centuries of tides. We went on a cold, windy, gray day...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Adrien S
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Take your lunch on your walk down a shaded path through a forest to an unobstructed view of a beautiful harbor and sound at which there are picnic tables! Worth a 30 minute ride from EastSound to solitude - not crowded.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The main hiking path -- the one that goes directly to the beach and campsites -- is only about 0.9 mi to the beach. There's plenty of trees and so the hike is shaded the entire length. We ate our lunch on some logs just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DarrellR_Texas
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This was an easy hike about 1/2 mile to a rock beach with hardly anyone there. There are several camp sites at the end but not many. The trail does have a lot of tree roots on it but it isn’t very steep. There are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The hike to the beach we took was about .6 miles each way. The walk is not difficult but path is not paved and it is very uneven going and there is a stretch on a cliff edge with no railing so it is not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CraigF84
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

The Obstruction Pass State Park has a nice walk to the beach. It’s not difficult and there are several very nice public restrooms. There’s a $10 fee for the park. It’s good for the parks in the area. The beach is small but beautiful. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 358graces
Reviewed January 1, 2018

I'm not sure which hikes we did, but we tried a couple of different trails. They were not too difficult, and we ended up at waters edge with amazing views. We were not sure what we were getting into when we parked, but we were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Found myself at Doe Bay Resort for a few days and spotted this nearby State Park so decided to hit it up. Ended up returning every day i was there. What a fantastic spot. Parking lot gets you to within about a half mile +/-...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank trekwest
Reviewed September 8, 2017

This was a welcome relief after being in the crowded campground of Moran State Park (beautiful, but crowded). This beach is reached by hiking about a mile (maybe a little more) from the parking lot to the beach. Once we got there, there were just...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank NPandPNWTraveler
Reviewed September 1, 2017

We enjoyed driving all over Orcas, constantly pulling over to take photographs. Our drive here was just one of the many that we so enjoyed.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kindredspirits
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