Photos by Tag: pass island

March 16th, 2022

Placid waters

Canoe Pass Bridge, as viewed from bluff trail on Pass Island.

February 5th, 2022

View of bridge from water’s edge: 2005

This photo was taken from the westside base of Pass Island at Deception Pass. Spring 2005

April 19th, 2021

Kayaker, Pass Island bluff

A solo kayaker approaches the northwest bluff of Pass Island, which lies between Whidbey and Fidalgo islands. His plan was to pause for a few minutes to pump out water taken on during exercises in the Canoe Pass currents.

February 7th, 2021

Shoreline trail, beautiful view

With the North Beach parking lot at Deception Pass State Park closed for the season, many hikers opt to access this area from a trail descending from the North Whidbey bridge parking area. Views from the trail are well worth the energy expended to hike down … and up again.

December 23rd, 2020

Looking east from Pass Island

Every once in awhile I take a photo that prompts me to convert to black and white. Such was the case Tuesday with this slow shutter image I shot from the east tip of Pass Island, just south of Fidalgo Island.

November 23rd, 2020

Pass Island viewpoint

With Deception Pass Bridge paint/repair contractors “on pause” for a couple of winter months, paths on the center island of the Pass are accessible again. And what a view it was Sunday afternoon as the current swirled below! Elements of protective shrouding on the bridge are visible to the right.

October 27th, 2020

Bridge casts shadow

Shadow of Deception Pass Bridge cast on the bluffs of Pass Island, as viewed from North Whidbey. Scaffolding serves as evidence of two-year maintenance, repair and paint project by state Department of Transportation (WSDOT).

March 28th, 2020

Swirling currents Deception Pass

I shot this photo recently from the center of Deception Pass Bridge, looking east. Currents swirl around the corner of Pass Island, where twin spans meet.

November 23rd, 2008

Pass perch

A bald ealge perches on the branch of a tree on Pass Island at Deception Pass.

October 19th, 2008

Pause at the Pass

This gentleman took advantage of pleasant afternoon weather to do some reading on a bench at Deception Pass. The pedestrian circle is actually situated on Pass Island in the middle of the pass.

September 10th, 2008

Fishing the pass

This fisherman appears to know his way around. He made a bee-line for the south end of Pass Island at Deception Pass Wednesday evening, tossing a line in at a time when tides were kind to his small boat. Wasn’t able to stay long enough to see whether the fish were striking … but this […]

April 25th, 2005

Pass Island beauties

Wildflowers bask in the weekend sunlight on Pass Island, the body of land between two steel spans routinely referred to as “Deception Pass Bridge.” Fidalgo and Whidbey islands are actually linked by two spans: Deception and Canoe bridges. For more flora photos, see “Spring wildflowers” in the Activities section.

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