June 27th, 2020

Rosario Beach as ‘classroom’

At low tide, Rosario Beach tide pools present a wonderful opportunity to examine sea life in a natural setting. This feature is not open to the public unless signs and a bright yellow rope line are in place. Sometimes Deception Pass Park Interpretive Specialist Joy Kacoroski is on hand to facilitate the experience. Rules of the tide pool tour include: 1) Follow rope trail 2) Be careful where you step 3) Do not touch or disturb tide pool creatures 4) No dogs. (A Discover Pass or day pass is required to visit this Fidalgo Island corner of Deception Pass State Park.

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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