SOUTH WHIDBEY ISLAND STATE PARK
South Whidbey Island State Park is a 347-acre camping park with 4,500 feet of saltwater shoreline on Admiralty Inlet. Park features include old-growth forest, tidelands for crabbing and clamming, campsites secluded by lush, forest undergrowth and breathtaking views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. The park offers a unique outdoor experience. The park features 347 acres of old-growth forest and stunning views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. Shellfish harvesting is plentiful.
Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.
Camping:Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.Check-out time, 1 p.m.Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
Wildlife Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life? Chipmunks? Coyotes? Deer or Elk? Foxes? Otters? Rabbits? Raccoons? Skunks? Squirrels? Chukars? Crows or Ravens? Ducks? Eagles? Geese? Grouse? Gulls? Hawks? Herons? Hummingbirds? Ospreys? Owls? Quail? Woodpeckers? Wrens? Clams? Crabs? Mussels? Sea Birds? Sea Cucumbers? Seals? Shellfish? Starfish? Whales? Salmon? Steelhead
Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life ? Cedar? Douglas Fir? Hemlock? Nobel Fir? Spruce? Yew? Alder? Maple? Daisy? Foxglove? Lupines? Orchids? Rhododendron? Rose? Berries? Ferns? Moss or Lichens? Seaweed? Thistle
Captain George Vancouver named Whidbey Island after Master Joseph Whidbey on June 10, 1792. The park was officially named in October of 1974.
A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page
The park has 46 tent spaces, eight utility spaces, one dump station, two restrooms (one ADA) and four showers. Maximum site length is 50 feet (may have limited availability). The park is closed December and January. To reserve a campsite between May 15 and Sept. 15, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688. During other months when the park is open, all campsites are first-come, first-served.
Group Accommodations: The park provides a group camp that accommodates up to 100 people. The camp offers excellent views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Water and vault toilets are on site. A full-service restroom is 100 yards away. Fees vary with size of the group. To reserve, call (888) CAMPOUT or (888) 226-7688.
Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.Length of stay: You may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31.
Available in the park Available in the area ? Camping? Park store? Pay phone? Fire wood? Auto repair? 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
The park sells firewood and nature books. Most other services are available within a few miles of the park.