Deception Pass State Park is a 4,134-acre marine and camping park with 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline, and 33,900 feet of freshwater shoreline on three lakes. Rugged cliffs drop to meet the turbulent waters of Deception Pass. The park is outstanding for breath-taking views, old-growth forests and abundant wildlife.

Nice loop hike with constant views of the water. Suitable for kids that behave. Be prepared for lots of fellow hikers.

love it must see

Nice easy hike around the point. There are several trails that shoot off from the main trail but it is easy enough to navigate as you can always see the water. A previous review indicated it was not a loop. This is incorrect, the walk is in fact a loop.

2 months ago

The south side with the switchbacks is quite difficult for an older inexperienced hiker like me, but without that being noted on the trail map I didn't know not to take it. Should have known by the switchbacks. It was exhausting on a hot day. Glad I had lots of water. It was beautiful at the top. Got a bit lost on the perimeter trail on the way back. Needs better signage at certain points. Happy 100th to the National Park System.

A well-maintained and easy trail down to Little North Beach. A bit steep in only a few places. Fabulous views from the rocky beach. There are some kitchen shelters along the beach that can be rented.

We walked from the Bowman parking lot to Rosario Beach for the tide pools-- WOW! The hike was mostly flat and smooth-- some great views and beautiful madrona trees. There's a rope that guides you through the tide pools to minimize foot trafftic through a delicate ecosystem. We saw all manner of sea vegetables and lots of urchins, tiny crabs, etc. The tide was coming in, so we didn't stay as long as we might have liked-- check the tide schedule online to plan your trip. What a treat for landlubbers like me!

Stunning views of Whidbey Island and Deception Pass. Great hike.

Lottie's loop w the kids. Awesome beach spots for picnics!

Amazing!! Great hike, perfect on a beautiful day for those that like to meditate. The views are stunning! I will go back many times, I'm sure of it..

I recently moved to oak harbor and this bridge caught my eye. There is so many trails down it, it's unbelievable. There's a couple trails you can take kids down by the beach. To get down there your able to start from the oak harbor entrance going down on the left side or there's a rode right before entering the bridge from the same side. WARNING you will need an adventure pass (30/year or 10/day). There is some free days like holidays that are free to everyone!

3 months ago

Pretty easy couple mile hike with some great views. We continued hiking under the bridge, down and around the beach passing cranberry lake. Pretty easy overall for even the novice hikers in our party.

3 months ago

Good hike, couldn't believe how short it was for the view.

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

Your trail map needs to be updated. It is beautiful but it is not a loop! The trail drops down a cliff, so we back tracked and cut through middle of point on trail. This trail has some significant drop offs so not recommended for young kids.