Photos by Tag: beach

March 29th, 2020

Eagles old school: black & white

An encounter with two immature eagles on a Fidalgo Island beach prompted me to put together this small collection of images in black and white. Grateful to spend a few minutes in their world.

March 14th, 2020

Deception Pass respite

Rather than subjecting myself to more news about the coronavirus pandemic I chose today to visit Deception Pass State Park. Fresh air, natural beauty and safe space between me and those who chose the same outdoor adventure. Not escape, but a welcome respite.

February 2nd, 2020

Windy winter day

What an amazing afternoon at Rosario Beach, the Fidalgo side of Deception Pass State Park. The powerful combination of wind and sea are always impressive. 

December 30th, 2019

New signage at SHIP

Recently added at the beautiful Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve in west Anacortes were a number of interpretive signs including “snapshots” of local flora and fauna. Visitors are greeted by a large sign featuring a hovering osprey and a snapshot history: “Stepping into the Story of Ship Harbor.” Acknowledgments are made to organizations including the Port […]

September 19th, 2011

Similk Beach

Visible in this photo are Fidalgo Island features including Similk Beach, Mt. Erie and Lake Campbell.

July 24th, 2011

Age-old pastime

Take one beach, add boy and rocks, and you’ll soon find that boy engaged in the great adventure of skipping stones. That was the case Saturday when I visited Seafarers’ Memorial Park in downtown Anacortes. What a great place to be on a sunny summer day!

July 18th, 2011

Beach blossoms

These flowers are blooming just a few yards from the Guemes Channel shoreline near the Puget Sound Rope factory in Anacortes. Enjoy the sun while it lasts!

February 28th, 2011

New contour

This was the scene Monday afternoon at the beach at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, located next door to Cap Sante Boat Haven. Just underway is Phase Three of the cleanup of a former Scott Paper mill site on the shore of Fidalgo Bay. Port of Anacortes officials plan a May re-opening of the public facility.

January 30th, 2011

Beach time

My first reaction upon arriving at Cap Sante Boat Haven’s North Basin was to get back in the car. I thought better of it, however, and discovered the walkway at Rotary Park was protected from the wind. In short, I had an enjoyable walk to the gazebo and back, stopping just long enough to take […]

December 21st, 2010

Beach makeover

New wharf and docks on the shoreline near Seafarers’ Memorial are visible from Cap Sante. This former paper mill site is going to be an awesome beachfront asset.

July 27th, 2010

Beach recovery

This section of the Fidalgo Bay shoreline is currenty closed to the public as an environmental cleanup/restoration is underway. But when it re-opens, it will be yet another amazing “jewel” in the treasure chest of Anacortes assets. This section of beach is part of the former Scott Paper mill site, adjacent to Cap Sante Boat […]

June 22nd, 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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