It was, as always, an invigorating adventure. With the number of days slipping by in 2023, I decided Friday that I needed a healthy dose of Deception Pass State Park (pun intended). Before the afternoon was over I had walked West Beach and the dune forest trail between beach and lake. I had photographed fishermen […]
Fall weekend at Deception Pass State Park. There’s a reason this is one of the most popular parks in the state. Actually, there are many reasons. Among them: fishing opportunities, freshwater and saltwater; beachwalking, breathtaking views; water adventures, trail walking, camping … almost any Northwest adventure you can imagine! Grab your Discover Pass and head […]
There was a lot of activity at Deception Pass State Park today, as one would expect on a sunny Sunday in October. Among those enjoying the park’s assets was Patrick, a Bellingham resident who traveled to Whidbey for an adventure in his kevlar canoe. Cranberry Lake.
I think of them as “Head Rangers,” but technically the chief executive officer at Deception Pass State Park operates under the title of “Manager.” All past and present managers were honored this year with a large “plaque” posted in front of the main park office on Highway 20. Creation of the sign and an accompanying […]
It was the 2005-06 school year when Anacortes High School students in Victor Garcia’s Marine Science class worked with Anacortes artist Mike Stark to create 13 panels for the Dunes Interpretive Trail at Deception Pass State Park. The panels still serve today to enlighten trail walkers regarding the beach/dunes/forest/lake ecosystem.