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“Could Be Better”

Fort Ebey State Park
Ranked #3 of 14 things to do in Coupeville
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 23, 2013

Fort Ebey State Park is NOT one of my favorites. It is always foggy, rainy in the morning, cold, and every time I've been there, there's been a burn ban. There's pretty sunsets and lots of cool trails to hike on but other than that- that's about it.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

I love Ft. Ebey State Park. The have so many trails you can walk, run or ride. This State Park has a lagoon hidden on a trail, lots of camping and day use space. The beach is great for wind surfing, the other side is great for kite flying.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

We just returned from a camping get-away to Fort Ebey State Park. The weather was warm and sunny until we hit a wall of fog as we entered the park around noon. The campground is very nice with good sized campsites and a clean small washroom with running cold water and pay showers. There is no beach access from the campground area which sits high above a cliff. Our campsite backed onto the cliff area with a buffer of trees behind it. Once the fog lifted about half an hour later, the view was spectacular. A panoramic vista of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. There was a bench to sit on so in the evenings we just sat and watched the different boats go by and the occasional cruise ship and the amazing sunsets. The fog rolled in around 9:30 PM and then it was cold enough to see your breath in the air. For beach access you can drive about 5 min. to the Ft. Ebey Park beach which is a nice beach with walking trails all around and one that goes to Podilla Lake but be aware that there are no restroom facilities. Also at Ft. Ebey there are old military bunker style concrete structures left over from the Second World War that you can explore. They are dark inside and the kids have fun running around making scary noises that echo inside. We highly recommend this location.

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Reviewed August 1, 2013

You can drive right to water's edge within a few minutes of Coupeville. Spectacular views of the saltwater and Olympic Mtns.

Thank Timothy W
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had a very manageable walk with great views, and an interesting stop at the old homestead. Worthwhile to see the scenery, to breathe in the sea air, and of course, to get some exercise.

1  Thank GMcPherson
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