Photos by Tag: deception pass

January 4th, 2024

Taking in the view

The parking area at Deception Pass State Park’s Little North Beach is closed for the season. But the beautiful stretch of beach is accessible by trail from the restroom/parking area just on the Whidbey side of the bridge. That trail yields some pretty spectacular views. Visible here in the center is Deception Island, with West […]

October 10th, 2023

Celebrating the sun at Deception Pass

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 […]

October 9th, 2023

Logs through Deception Pass: 2005

A pair of Dunlap tugs moves logs through Deception Pass as a pleasure boat prepares to motor by. April 2005.

September 18th, 2023

Tunnel to dunes

I love this area of Deceeption Pass State Park. There is a winding paved pathway (ADA standards) between Cranberry Lake and the dunes area of West Beach. Trees and vegetation give the trail a tunnel effect. There is an eagle’s nest in the neighborhood and although I’ve never seen one, there is evidence of a […]

September 14th, 2023

Photographing the fog

This season often features fog at Deception Pass, which means many pixels will be invested in fog photos. This woman takes advantage of a Pass Island viewpoint.

August 22nd, 2023

Motoring Deception Pass

A sailboat motors past Deception Island, just south and west of the Fidalgo Island shoreline.

July 28th, 2023

It’s gotta happen…

How can you visit Deception Pass without recording the moment with camera or cellphone? Thursday afternoon, North Beach.

June 9th, 2023

Sailing the pass

A beautiful two-masted sailboat works its way east toward Deception Pass, North Beach in the distance.

June 8th, 2023

Deception Pass afternoon

Another beautiful afternoon at Deception Pass, as viewed from Lighthouse Point on Fidalgo Island.

June 6th, 2023

Gliding under the bridge

After several days in Anacortes, tall ship replica “Lady Washington” moves through Deception Pass on the way to its next destination. This ship is based in Grays Harbor, Washington.

June 3rd, 2023

Cutting through the Pass

I experienced a twinge of envy as this beauty passed below me while I was walking a Deception Pass trail.

May 21st, 2023

Line in the water

Fishing Deception Pass, Little North Beach in the background.

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