Island Sight Seeing
Island's Admiralty Head Lighthouse
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Pass State Park
Washington's favorite state park.
Visitors flock to see the spectacular bridge and Pass. Because of Whidbey
Island's temperate climate, many birds and waterfowl winter here,
including an abundance of bald eagles. Fishing is popular in Cranberry
Lake and in waters surrounding the Island. Charters are available
at Cornet Bay's marina. Sightseeing, dinner, and whale-watching cruises
are available from many nearby sites. Tent and RV camping are available
One of South
Whidbey Islands best public beaches. Hunt for sea shells, interesting stones,
watch for wildlife, swim, sun bath, picnic or just relax and enjoy the
spectacular views of the Olympic mountains. There is plenty of romping
room here! The kids will have the time of their lives. There's also a nice
baseball field available.
Island County's newest recreation
area and a special favorite of bird watchers. A broad, open area
with splendid water and mountain vistas, Ala Spit and vicinity offer
unique views of the Skagit River mud flats and attendant bird and
Whidbey State Park
Stunning views of the Strait of
Juan de Fuca, the San Juan Islands, and Vancouver Island. A place
to stroll the beach, enjoy the scenery, and watch winter and spring
bird migrations. The park and West Beach Road immediately to the
south are great locations for watching winter storms and their aftermath-Puget
Sound's only true surf! Cowabunga, dude! Picnic facilities near the beach.
Day use only.
Years of silting and partial filling
of what was once the largest lake on Whidbey has produced a major
wetland. Home to numerous transitory and resident waterfowl and other
Extensive tidelands feature great
clamming and world-famous Penn Cove mussels. See great blue herons
and the results of heavy tidal action. In clear weather, climb Grasser's
Hill and enjoy an incredible panorama of Mt. Baker, Penn Cove, Coupeville,
and Camano Island.
Ebey State Park
Part of the original "Triangle of
Death," Ft. Ebey protected Puget Sound from invasion. It now offers
miles of hiking trails and stunning high-bluff views of Port Townsend
and the Olympic Peninsula. Hike or bike the Kettles Trail (10) into
the town of Coupeville.
National Historical Reserve
The nation's first such reserve,
and part of the National Park Service. An area mostly privately owned
but dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of historic lands
and buildings. Beach, bluff, trails and magnificent views of farms,
prairie, Admiralty Inlet, the waters of Penn Cove, the Olympic and
Cascade Mountains, and Oak Harbor Airport are within its boundaries.
Tune in 1610 on your AM radio for more information.
Island County's newest trail connects
Coupeville and Ft. Ebey State Park via unusual Ice Age geologic formations
known as "kettles." Wonderful for biking, horseback riding, or just
a scenic stroll.
Casey and Keystone State Parks
Originally the major focus of the
"Triangle of Death" designed to prevent a naval invasion, Fort Casey
now welcomes visitors to its battlements and the charming Admiralty
Head Lighthouse. The fort's 10-inch "disappearing" guns are now aimed
across busy shipping lanes filled with freighters, and passenger
ships, as well as naval cruisers, aircraft carriers, and submarines. Don't
miss beautiful Crockett Lake and Keystone Spit, adjacent to Fort
Casey. Both abound with birds and marine life. Unforgettable vistas of
water and mountains await. Take the ferry to Port Townsend from here or
check out the activities at the Casey Conference Center. Keystone State
Park is a favorite of fishermen and scuba divers.
Nature Reserve & Overlook
A World War II bombing practice
site is now a saltwater estuary with protected birds and animal species.
The reserve is also the foreground for stunning sunsets behind the
Olympic Mountains. The overlook is east of the highway.
53 acres and miles of trails provide
color and serenity year round for nature and garden lovers.
Whidbey State Park
Impressive old-growth forest. Appealing
campsites, with picnic areas and barbecue pits. An extensive hiking
trail provides a fun educational experience on a forest walk, or
take the high bluff trail down through the old-growth forest to a
secluded sandy beach.
An "off-highway delight" with beautiful
views of Holmes Harbor. Convenient to many Island attractions, Freeland
offers a full range of services, restaurants, shopping and overnight
comfort. Launch your boat at Freeland Park on protected Holmes Harbor.
Enjoy outstanding winter salmon fishing here or play the scenic 18
hole Holmes Harbor Golf Course.
Bluff Beach Park
best Beach & Park!
Miles of broad, sandy beach, tidal
pools, and unusual bluff erosion. Also evidence of violent glacial action.
One of Whidbey's best bets for glimpsing an elusive gray whale.
Whidbey Islands newest park. The
Metcalf Trust Lands and reserved DNR lands adjoin the park and share their
trail systems. A mammoth "glacial eradic" stone the size of a house sits
along a side trail.
The Mukilteo-Clinton ferry provides
the quickest surface access to Whidbey from the Seattle metropolitan
area and Sea-Tac airport. Drive time (including ferry) to Clinton
from Sea-Tac is about an hour and a half. Clinton has a nine-hole
golf course (Island Greens), and fishing is available at Deer Lake,
Possession Point County Park (which also has a boat launch ramp and
beach access),and the Clinton Fishing Pier.
Memorial Park-Is located in Clinton on Deer
Beach State Park
Cama Beach State Park, with its
historic fishing resort, restored cabins and camping, Environmental
Learning Center, a mile long beach front and ADA accessible trails
will make for a wonderful outdoor experience for all.
Community Park-also headquarters for South
Whidbey Parks and Recreation is located on Maxwelton Road. Phone 360-221-4677.
Park-with Totem poles and great views
of Saratoga Passage, is located In Langley at the North end of Anthes Avenue.Island
Orca Whale Watching Tours in the
San Juan Islands
Whale Watching & wildlife tours
Island Kayaking Company
See the island from the water!
765 E. Wonn Road
5237 S. Langley Road
Brewery and Pub
32295 SR 20
Earth Sanctuary combines exemplary
ecology with art and spirit to
create a sanctuary for birds and
wildlife and a peaceful place for personal
renewal and spiritual connection.
Head Light House
A beautifully restored lighthouse
Casey State Park on Whidbey Island