Photo courtesy of Jim Nielend
Deception Pass is most famous for its towering bridge and breathtaking view but did you know about the abundant wildlife and sights that you can find without the hassle of a ferry?
Anyone can explore Deception Pass State Park near the most beautiful parts of the San Juans just by taking a sea kayaking tour, this summer it’s perfect for families and travelers who want to see the beauty Washington has to offer!
You can explore any number of the 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline, rugged cliffs, sandy beaches and the famously turbulent Deception Pass narrows just by visiting Trips in Deception Pass State Park, you even have the convenience to register online! Get out there and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine (if we ever get any!) by delving into the beautiful sites that most Washitonians have never seen, I know I want to! We’ve got a whole world in our backyard that has yet to be explored!
Read more here about Deception Pass State Park and its history here
Exploring all the corners of Washington, from mine to yours!
Have you traveled anywhere recently around our beautiful state and taken any pictures? If so, we invite you to e-mail your photos! We need them to continue our ongoing feature called “From Your Corner of Washington” – we want to gather images of landscapes, homes, views and personal narratives from all over the state. (Seriously, where are all the great pictures of beautiful Eastern Washington?! Please send us some!)
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