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Still a great choice for a visit by the sound

South Whidbey Island State Park is easy to find and get to. A short ferry ride gets you over to... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
Alec D
Seattle, Washington
Beautiful Forest

South Whidbey Island State Park has a beautiful old forest and beach area to explore, however the... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
Morristown, New Jersey
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Aug 31, 2018
Jul 14, 2018
“Campground is closed here, but the park is open”
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Looked like a lovely beach for exploring, but so many of the trails were washed out and it did not look like anything much was being done to restore them!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This park has an active dump station for trailers. It is a very steep walk with stairs that are decayed to a pebble beach which is very steep as well. Not one of my favorite parks. You need a $10 day pass or a $30...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank D M
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This State Park is reverting back to nature. The campground loop is closed, the beach hike is shut down. All you can do is enjoy the picnic tables and go on a hike. The hike is nice, but not $10 nice. ($10 is the entrance...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

South Whidbey Island State Park is easy to find and get to. A short ferry ride gets you over to Whidbey. It's a great park for a day visit that would include a picnic. I love coming out here from Seattle.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alec D
Reviewed June 29, 2017

South Whidbey Island State Park has a beautiful old forest and beach area to explore, however the beach access trail was still closed when we visited it so we couldn’t get down to the water’s edge, but we did walk through the forest with those...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MitchPhyllis65
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We were there this past weekend. Surprise. The camp ground and trail are closed. Sign says Emergency Closing at trailhead. I just found this on line. "The trail is closed at South Whidbey State Park until further notice. Work will begin on repair in the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Angeles
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We liked this park better than Deception Pass. Fewer people, love.y paths even a spot with old growth forest and different but equally spectacular views

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank ellynvb
Reviewed February 21, 2016

South Whidbey State Park has plenty of wooded trails, beach access and natural beauty. If you have never seen a real, old-growth tree ... set a date and come explore this natural resource.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank FreelandWA-Chamber
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Having just moved here recently and a shutterbug, I've been trying to find more trails to explore. However, it's winter, the rainy season, and you have to take advantage of a sunny day! I went in the afternoon on a chilly winter day, sunny, and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Cr8zyC8tL8dy
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Beautiful park. Nice day use area. The campground area has been closed indefinitely due to rot in the beautiful old growth timber and considered a hazard to camp in but, you can still hike into the area and do all of the trails.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Helen223
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July 31, 2015|
Response from reedrunner | Reviewed this property |
South Whidbey State Park campground is closed indefinitely due to tree fall hazard