items tagged with deception pass

September 25, 2011

Golden gate

Motorcyclists traveling to Whidbey from Anacortes and the 2011 Oyster Run Sunday night were treated to this “golden” sunset scene at Deception Pass.

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September 7, 2011

Strawberry Island

Roaring past Strawberry Island at Deception Pass is a group touring on a jet boat with Deception Pass Tours.

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September 2, 2011

Bowman Bay

Bowman Bay is a saltwater marine park located nine miles south of Anacortes on Highway 20, on the north shore of Deception Pass on Fidalgo Island. It is part of Deception Pass State Park, accessible by both boat and car. … Continue reading

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August 25, 2011

Passing the Pass

I had the privilege of flying with a good friend today, enjoying the view between North Whidbey and Fidalgo islands. Deception Pass is a wonder, from any viewpoint.

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July 31, 2010

Bridge event

For three minutes Saturday (okay, maybe a BIT longer), Highway 20 at Deception Pass was closed in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the twin spans. Vintage cars were part of a procession to the south side of the bridges. … Continue reading

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July 20, 2010

Bridge 75 years old

Today, July 31, marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of Deception Pass Bridge (1935). This photo was taken during a mid-span celebration event on the 50th Anniversary of the bridge (1985). Among those pictured is Anacortesan Wallie Funk (center, … Continue reading

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June 22, 2010

North Beach

Summer sunshine draws thousands to Deception Pass State Park, which includes beaches, trails and camping on Whidbey AND Fidalgo islands. This photo of North Beach was taken from the bridge.

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June 13, 2010

Victoria Clipper

Cell phone and digital cameras came out as the Victoria Clipper churned under Deception Pass Bridge Sunday morning on the way to the islands.

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October 7, 2009

October lights

I found myself at Deception Pass at about 7 p.m. for the second consecutive evening. Dramatically different light Wednesday night. Maybe I should return to see what Evening No. Three has to offer…

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October 7, 2009

Evening light

Sunset hues had changed dramatically between the start of my drive and my arrival at Deception Pass, but it was still beautiful by the time I captured this image at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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August 18, 2009

Flying high

What an awesome morning I had, passenger in a Cessna 172 out of North Whidbey Island. As has been noted, you can’t fully appreciate this gorgeous corner of the country until you’ve seen it by boat … or by air. … Continue reading

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May 6, 2009

Lines in water

There are times, such as a recent morning drive across Deception Pass, when I might as well be shooting in black and white. These are busy days at the state park, fishermen doing their thing from boats and shore. I … Continue reading

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