Beautiful Pristine Lakes
Considered a top destination for tourists as well as those who live in the area, Deception Pass State Park is a Marine and camping area that boasts over 4000 acres. The park also includes over 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline. Along with saltwater shorelines there are also freshwater shorelines of nearly 34,000 feet. This is found on three beautiful pristine lakes located in the immediate area.
One-Of-A-Kind Old-Growth Forests
Deception Pass State Park is most notable for its breathtaking rugged cliffs that offer shear drop-offs into turbulent and colorful waters of famous Deception Pass. Even more impressive is the beautiful and one-of-a-kind old-growth forests and a wide variety of abundant wildlife found throughout the park. Breathtaking views and miles of nature trails for unlimited hiking round out this truly amazing State Park.
Samish And The Swinomish Indian Tribes
The park has a history that dates back thousands of years. When first settled, deception Pass was known as Bowman Bay, Coronet Bay and other titles of the time such as Rosario. Over time the area was settled by the Samish and the Swinomish Indian tribes. One of the first explorers to map the area was Captain George Vancouver who was a European on a northwest coastal expedition. He was responsible for the name that still stands today, Deception Pass.
Multiple Hiking Locations
Other advantages of visiting Deception Pass include a wide array of camping opportunities. With over 160-tent sites and multiple hiking locations as well as facilities such as showers and restrooms, the area is perfect for a family outing. In addition, there is a park store and a full array of boating opportunities. For example, open all winter is the Coronet Bay boat launch as well as multiple other freshwater and saltwater boat ramps.
Explore The Great Outdoors
There is a variety of other nearby parks that can also be enjoyed when visiting the area. This includes everything from Hope Island State Park to the Skagit Island State Park in the Bayview State Park. Over on Camano Island there was Cama Beach State Park and in other areas tourists and locals alike will enjoy for Casey State Park and James Island State Park. With so much to offer it is clear to see what Deception Pass and all of Western Washington is the number one destination for those wishing to explore the great outdoors. Contact Nicole Haun today to learn about Oak Harbor real estate opportunities for investors as well as those simply looking for a place to call home.
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