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South Whidbey Island State Park

4128 South Smugglers Cove Road
Freeland, WA 98249

360-331-4559

South Whidbey State Park calls to tree-lovers everywhere. This day-use park on the west side of Whidbey Island is a scenic drive away from Anacortes or a short ferry ride from Mukilteo. The park offers east-facing views of the Olympic Mountains and rare old-growth stands.

Walk among the giants: Douglas-fir, Sitka spruce, western hemlock and western red-cedar trees, including a 500-year-old cedar.

Camping in the park has been closed due to tree diseases, which pose a tree-fall risk. This development has helped many to understand the life cycle of old-growth trees. Picnic shelters and unsheltered tables remain open to visitors and provide excellent lunch spots for day-trippers and travelers en-route to such nearby camping state parks as Deception Pass, Fort Casey and Fort Ebey. To sit and walk beneath this canopy of ancient trees overlooking the Puget Sound is a pleasure and a privilege.

PARK FEATURES

South Whidbey State Park is a 381-acre day-use park with 4,500 feet of saltwater shoreline on Admiralty Inlet. The park features include old-growth forest, lush undergrowth and tidelands.

ADA AMENITIES/FACILITIES

Restroom

PICNIC & DAY-USE FACILITIES
The park offers one kitchen shelter without electricity, plus four sheltered and 19 unsheltered picnic tables.

The log kitchen shelter is reservable. It includes a barbecue and four picnic tables, accommodating up to 30 guests.

ACTIVITIES

TRAILS
3.5 miles of hiking trails

WATER ACTIVITIES & FEATURES
Clamming
Crabbing
Fishing (saltwater)
Swimming

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Amphitheater
Bird watching
Clamming
Fire circle (unsheltered)
Interpretive activities
Wildlife viewing

CAMPSITE INFORMATION
South Whidbey State Park is open for day use only.

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