Parks on Whidbey and Camano Islands


Whidbey and Camano Islands have dozens of parks that spotlight the amazing natural landscape of the Pacific Northwest.

  • A National Reserve unlike no other park
  • Eight State Parks
  • Nearly 40 County Parks
  • Several Dozen City Parks

Cama Beach State Park

Camano Island’s Cama Beach State Park is the re-birth of a family fishing resort that opened in the 1930’s and provided happy memories for countless families until 1989 when changing vacation patterns forced it to close. The park includes 24 rustic beachside cabins, two beach bungalows, and boat rentals through the Center for Wooden Boats.

  • ADDRESS
    1880 S. West Camano Drive
    Camano Island WA 98282
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
    Campers are, of course,
    welcome all night
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Camano Island State Park

Camano Island State Park is a 134-acre camping park with 6,700 feet of rocky shoreline and beach. The park provides sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and offers opportunities for shellfish harvesting.

  • ADDRESS
    2269 Lowell Point Rd
    Camano Island WA 98262
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
    Campers are, of course,
    welcome all night
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Coupeville Town Park

This 3.8 acre park with a shady picnic area and playground with a trail down to Penn Cove Beach is the quintessential small town park, AND with a great view of Penn Cove.

  • ADDRESS
    305 Northwest Coveland St. Coupeville WA 98239
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk


Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass State Park is outstanding for breath-taking views, old-growth forests and abundant wildlife. This is Washington State’s most popular park. The bridge over the pass is a major landmark, and sits, depending on the tide, about 18 stories above the water. There are beaches, hiking trails, camp sites and also a freshwater lake.

  • ADDRESS
    41020 SR 20
    Oak Harbor WA 98277
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
    Campers are, of course,
    welcome all night
  • PHONE
    360.675.3767
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Double Bluff Beach

This expansive beach is perfect for a long beach walk.  There’s a small grassy area with picnic tables, but the real attraction is the beach with its view of Admiralty Inlet and the Olympic Mountains.  It’s been listed as one of the west coast’s best dog-friendly beaches.

 

  • ADDRESS
    6325 Double Bluff Rd.
    Freeland, WA 98249
  • PHONE
    360.679.7335
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Ebey’s Landing
National Historic Reserve

Amazing landscapes featuring the rich farmland of central Whidbey Island, this federal reserve, the nation’s first such reserve, seeks to protect the cultural integrity of one of the first places Europeans settled in what would become Washington. Almost 85% of the reserve is privately owned, and features the town of Coupeville along with farms, hiking trails, hotels and B&B’s. There is no entrance to this park, but the main office is located just north of Coupeville at 162 Cemetery Rd.

  • ADDRESS
    162 Cemetery Rd.
    Coupeville WA 98239
  • PHONE
    360.678.6084
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English Boom

This 6.87 acre waterfront park features an ADA trail, and a waterfront trail,. It is also a great place for watching nature. The park is owned by Island County.

  • ADDRESS
    English Boom Trail
    Camano Island WA 98282
  • PHONE
    360.679.7335
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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.  It is the home of a military fort built in the 1890’s to defend Puget Sound from potential attacking ships. It never saw battle.

  • ADDRESS
    1280 Engle Rd.
    Coupeville WA 98239
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
  • PHONE
    360.678.4519
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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.  The park is a popular spot for hang gliding, biking, and hiking.

  • ADDRESS
    400 Hill Valley Dr.
    Coupeville WA 98239
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
  • PHONE
    360.678.4636
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Freeland Park

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

  • ADDRESS
    1535 E. Shoreview Ave.
    Freeland WA 98249
  • PHONE
    (360) 679-7335
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Iverson Spit Preserve

A well-developed walking trail just shy of 1 mile long. Listed by the Audubon of Washington as one of 68 hot spots for bird watching. Features an observation platform, and beach access.

  • ADDRESS
    2 Iverson Rd.
    Camano Island WA 98282
  • PHONE
    360.679.7335
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Joseph Whidbey State Park

Joseph Whidbey State Park is a 112-acre day-use park with 3,100 feet of saltwater shoreline on the Strait of Juan De Fuca in northern Puget Sound.

  • ADDRESS
    1481 Crosby Rd.
    Oak Harbor WA 98277
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
    CLOSED
    Oct 1 – April 1
  • PHONE
    360.678.4519
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Possession Point

Possession Point is the southernmost point of Whidbey Island and, therefore closest to Seattle. The pebble and gravel beach is a great destination for boaters exploring the Sound who want an overnight adventure. A bluff dominates the landscape; its slowly eroding face reminding us the region’s dynamic geography is always changing.
The land is owned by the state park service, but is not formally listed on their website as a park. However, the land is signed and posted as a state park.

  • ADDRESS
    8343 S. Franklin Rd.
    Clinton WA 98236
  • HOURS:
    Daily 8 – Dusk
  • PHONE
    360.678.4519

Rhododendron County Park

A 32 acre county-owned park with 3 groomed ball fields, a covered picnic area and bathrooms. There’s also an extensive trail system for hikers.
The park also features 15 campsites ($15 a day). 3 can fit RVs, but there’s only water; no electricity or dump.

  • ADDRESS
    502 W. Patmore Park
    Coupeville WA 98239
  • PHONE
    360.679.7335
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Seawall Park

Seawall Park is a small but scenic park that runs parallel to Langley’s main street. The park is easily reached by anyone walking through Langley and features picnic tables, beach access and a great view of Saratoga Passage and the Cascade mountains. The park is bounded on each side by Boy and Dog Park, and Thomas Hadkey Memorial Park. The park is owned by the city of Langley.

  • ADDRESS
    142 1st St.
    Langley WA 98260
  • PHONE
    360.679.7335


South Whidbey State Park

The park features 347 acres of old-growth forest and stunning views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. Storm damage has closed the trail to the beach.

  • ADDRESS
    4128 Smugglers Cove Rd.
    Freeland WA 98249
  • HOURS
    8 – Dusk
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Windjammer Park

Windjammer Park is a 28.5 acre park that is Oak Harbor’s major community park. In addition to the signature windmill, there’s a lagoon, 2100 feet of waterfront trails, picnic tables, areas for young children to play, basketball courts, and a boat launch. Some locals will still refer to the park’s original name, City Beach Park.

  • ADDRESS
    1600 S. Beeksma Dr. Oak Harbor WA 98277
  • HOURS
    8 – Dusk
  • PHONE
    360.279.4530
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