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Deception Pass State Park

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The park features outstanding views, old-growth forests, and lots of wildlife. Camping, group camping, picnicking, swimming, scuba diving, boating, fishing, hiking, and an Environmental Learning Center with large kitchen, sleeping cabins, and amphitheater, are some of the activities here at Washington state's most visited park.

Facilities include over 250 campsites, 83 with electricity/water, 3 reservable primitive group sites, and 306 day picnic sites some with kitchen shelters. The park also has an Interpretive Center at Bowman Bay. The park can be reached by road from the north or the south, or by water. It extends on both sides of Deception Pass.

The Washington State Parks system includes more than 125 developed parks and covers about a quarter million acres.

Location: 41229 State Route 20, Oak Harbor Washington 98277 Telephone 360-675-2417

Other Washington State Parks nearby:
(Mount Vernon) Bay View State Park
(Stanwood) Camano Island State Park
(Oak Harbor) Deception Pass State Park
(Coupeville) Ebey's Landing State Park
(Coupeville) Fort Casey State Park
(Coupeville) Fort Ebey State Park

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05/12 Coming to The Oak Harbor area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.