Located on the northern end of the largest island in the Salish Sea, Deception Pass provides unparalleled opportunities to experience the true Pacific Northwest with miles of rugged coast, massive old growth trees, and adrenaline-pumping bridges.
You’ll embark on interpretive nature walks led by our naturalist guides, bird watch, challenge yourself to stroll across the iconic 180' high bridge that connects Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands, and scan for a glimpse of the the occasional whale passing through the Puget Sound. Time permitting—head up to Mt. Erie’s viewpoint to marvel at the Salish Sea or explore the historic Fort Casey and its exquisite old lighthouse.
In the summer, millions of visitors explore this stunning collection of jagged cliffs, ripping currents and secret coastlines–making Deception Pass Washington’s most-visited State Park. With huge views of the the San Juan Islands, the Salish Sea, the Olympic Mountains and Vancouver Island, it’s no wonder why this hidden highlight is so well-loved! While it’s a hot spot in the summer, we also love it in the winter when migrating birds return and tourists head home. Few places are more-perfectly Northwestern!
We’ll bring coffee and tea to ward off those crisp Salish Sea mornings and a beautiful local lunch with Washington State wine to maximize our time in the park and around Whidbey Island. On the way home we’ll stop for local libations to wrap things up in celebration!