Outdoor Adventures

Whidbey and Camano Islands have many great outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, bicycling, historic sightseeing, birdwatching, and more. Here's our list of the best activities.

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    Double Bluff Beach

    Already known as one of the best beaches in Washington State, Double Bluff beach is also among the nation's best dog-friendly beaches. Right next to the parking lot there is a grassy area with picnic benches and a barbecue. There's also a "doggie shower" as well. The dogs must be on leash there, but further out, the leashes for well-behaved ... Read More

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    Dugualla State Park Property

    This state park property (although not an officially-listed state park) offers a complex of hiking trails including a 3-mile (round trip) hike to the beach.

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    Earth Sanctuary

    Earth Sanctuary is a peaceful retreat where people walk through nature, visit sacred spaces as part of their own personal renewal.

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    Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve

    Ebey's Landing National Historical reserve is a conservation partnership to preserve the historic and scenic integrity of Central Whidbey Island.

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    Elger Bay Preserve Trail

    Elger Bay Preserve is an easy day hike that’s great with or without the kids. There are multiple trails a marsh with a viewing platform.

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    English Boom

    English Boom is a park along the north shore of Camano Island. It features trails, including an ADA compliant trail, scenic views, and great bird-watching opportunities.

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    Fort Casey State Park

    Fort Casey State Park is a 467-acre marine camping park with a lighthouse and sweeping views of Admiralty Inlet and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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    Fort Ebey State Park

    Fort Ebey State Park, a 645-acre camping park on Whidbey Island, was originally built as a coastal defense fort in World War II.

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    Four Springs Lake Preserve

    Multiple trails greet you at the Four Springs Lake Preserve with walks through grassy fields, forest, and even a "wet" meadow.

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    Freeland Park – Holmes Harbor

    With a great view of Holmes Harbor, this park is a local favorite. Besides a boat ramp and dock, amenities include a picnic area with BBQ grills, covered picnic shelters, pavilion with picnic table and BBQ Grill, restrooms, playgrounds, and walking trails. This is owned in partnership with Island County. Please note that at the moment the dock and the ... Read More

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