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Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

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Address: Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA
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A nice hike along the ocean

There are two parking areas apparently, one next to the ocean, and one about quarter of a mile inland. We parked near the ocean, it was way too small for the crowd that day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Sammamish, Washington
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Sammamish, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are two parking areas apparently, one next to the ocean, and one about quarter of a mile inland. We parked near the ocean, it was way too small for the crowd that day. There is only one pit toilet, so there was a long line there too. As for the hike, it's a 3.5 mile loop. In one direction,... More 

Thank palladia
Freeland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can you argue with a loop trail that takes you high on a bluff above Admiralty Inlet with views east to the Cascades, south to Mount Rainier, west to Port Townsend, the Olympic Mountains, Protection Island and the Strait of Juan de Fuca and north to the San Juan Islands and Vancouver Island? The trail then descends to the... More 

Thank Lepilemur
Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit and I'll return. From the lovely picnic areas to the dual perspectives of ocean/lagoon type lake, what's not to like? Being off season, it was serene. I imagine it gets crowded in good weather. I understand there is also camping. It looks like a great spot for that, a more intimate stop. Be careful during wet times on... More 

Thank Sherry R
Saint Johns, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Captain Ebey it is said .....was hosting a dinner party one evening, when Natives from Canada decided to enact revenge upon a "white chief" for the murders of 27 of their people, in 1850.... Including several Chiefs. While Ebey had nothing to do with the original fray, revenge was enacted upon him, and he was killed and decapitated. The land... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We took a postprandial hike on Christmas Day and met many jolly fellow hikers. The awesome views of Admiralty Inlet on the sea side and majestic trees on the land side made one's head swivel. It is a little over a 3.5 mile walk with a few very short but somewhat steep parts and mostly easy footing. The last half... More 

Thank Katherine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Lots of grass, picnic tables and history. There are tons of trails with one spectacular trail that goes along the bluff. Views of the sound are amazing.

Thank Mark N
Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Really good to hike, bicycle or drive from place to place. As a National Historic Site, it offers a varied experience including history and culture. Not your regular National site since there is no visitor center and the places to visit are wide spread. This, my third visit, the lighthouse was not open, but it could still be visited. Any... More 

Thank 205r0bertp
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

One of the most scenic places on Whidbey island. Views , Sunsets, Hiking and the Beach! Great place for sipping a glass of wine and watching the sun go down. It can be windy at times, bring some layers.

Thank 963jonathan
Indianapolis, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Wonderful hike out on the bluff trail then back via the shoreline. Saw a baby seal on the beach...and several red jellyfish on the sand. Very interesting. Really nice hike.

Thank Yvonne M
Redmond, Washington
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a very small site. But it's right in the heart of downtown Coupeville which is charming. I would not go out of my way unless you are planning on some shopping in the area.

Thank vickietrippy

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