Photos by Tag: deception pass

January 15th, 2020

Snowfall at Deception Pass

Complementing the beauty of Deception Pass this week was a snowfall that has dramatically slowed the pace of activity in this region.

January 8th, 2020

Honing skills 2004

This photo from the AnacortesToday archives shows a trio of kayakers practicing their skills in the swirling waters of Deception Pass. January 2004. Kayakers practiced rescue/retrieval skills that included rolling the kayak and restoring to upright position. At times, as in this case, the kayakers actually left their kayaks and climbed back in with the […]

September 25th, 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.

September 7th, 2011

Strawberry Island

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

September 2nd, 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. A great place for a family outing, and also home to an interpretive display regarding […]

August 25th, 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.

July 31st, 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. Presiding over a ribbon cutting were alums of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a Depression […]

July 20th, 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, with water carafe), who plans to attend the 75th anniversary event as well. At the […]

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.

June 13th, 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.

October 7th, 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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