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The Islands Region
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Joseph Whidbey State Park
Joseph Whidbey State Park
JOSEPH WHIDBEY STATE PARK
JOSEPH WHIDBEY STATE PARK
395 North Fort Ebey Road
Coupeville, Washington   98239
Joseph Whidbey State Park is a 112-acre day-use park with 3,100 feet of saltwater shoreline on the Strait of Juan De Fuca in northern Puget Sound. The scenery is beautiful, views are magnificent, wildlife is everywhere and the beach is one of the grandest on Whidbey Island. This forested park on Puget Sound provides magnificent views, natural beauty, and beach opportunities. Park hours/updates:

Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.Winter: Closed Oct. 1, reopens April 1.
Nature of the Area
Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life? Chipmunks? Deer or Elk? Rabbits? Raccoons? Squirrels? Crows or Ravens? Doves or Pigeons? Ducks? Eagles? Geese? Gulls? Hawks? Herons? Hummingbirds? Jays? Owls? Woodpeckers? Wrens? Crabs? Sea Birds? Seals

Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life? Cedar? Douglas Fir? Hemlock? Alder? Lupines? Rhododendron? Rose? Berries? Ferns? Moss or Lichens? Seaweed? Thistle
History of the Area
The park and other island features were named during the Vancouver Expedition of 1792. Master Joseph Whidbey circumnavigated the island, and Vancouver named it in his honor.
Camping
This is a day-use park, but one water trail campsite is available only to campers who arrive at the park by human-powered watercraft. The campsite is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and a primitive camping fee applies. There is one restroom (ADA).
Park Store
Available in the area? Auto repair? Airport? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Gifts? Golf? Groceries? Hardware? Hospital? Marine supplies? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Postal service? Propane? Recreational equipment? White gas? Wood? Swimming

Oak Harbor is about three miles away from the park with most services available.
Boating
Most non-motorized activities are available.
Boats and RVs
Leavenworth Outfitters.com Outdoor Center - Leavenworth, WABoat Rentals
We want to share the nature and adventure of river rafting, kayaking, cross country skiing and snoeshoeing in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State with our honored guests.
89.8 miles from park*


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Picnicking
The park offers one kitchen shelter, reservable by calling (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688 (ask for the kitchen shelter on Fort Ebey's inventory). Four sheltered and nine unsheltered picnic tables are available first-come, first-served.
Area Attractions
Trails Water Activities Other? 0.5 mi. ADA Hiking Trails? Personal Watercraft (saltwater)? Crabbing? Beachcombing? Bird Watching? 2 Fire Circles

There are two large grass fields in the park. Nets can be put up, or games can be played on the grass.
Things To Do in the Area
Leavenworth Outfitters.com Outdoor Center - Leavenworth, WAFamily Outting
We want to share the nature and adventure of river rafting, kayaking, cross country skiing and snoeshoeing in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State with our honored guests.
89.8 miles from park*
Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival - Rollingbay, WAArts/Cultural/Drama
Bainbridge Bluegrass Festival is a family-focused music event organized by volunteers. The festival brings diverse music to the community, raising funds for local charities, this year PAWs of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap.
46.3 miles from park*
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
June 23 AWESOME for a walk on the Beach by Swankie
Either a nice walk on the beach or a nice walk in the park. Very Clean and easy to use.


Area Campgrounds
Fidalgo Bay Resort
4701 Fidalgo Bay Road
Anacortes, WA
Pioneer Trails RV Resort & Campground
7337 Miller Road
Anacortes, WA
888-777-5355
Weather Forecast, (98278)

Directions
Located three miles west of Oak Harbor, Wash.

From the north: Drive north on Hwy. 20 through Oak Harbor. Just past town, turn right on Swantown Rd. and follow it about three miles.

From the south: Drive north on Hwy. 20. Just before Oak Harbor, turn left on Swantown Rd. and follow it about three miles.

USA Parks
USA Parks
Washington
Washington
The Islands Region
The Islands Region
Joseph Whidbey State Park
Joseph Whidbey State Park