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.
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.
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 […]
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.