Washington Park sits on a peninsula at the west end of Fidalgo Island. A scenic 2.2-mile loop road winds through the park’s forested hills and meadows with views of the San Juan Islands and Olympic Mountains.
Experience breathtaking views of Mount Erie as it is the highest point on Fidalgo Island. Mount Baker, which lies about 43 miles to the northeast, can easily be seen from Mount Erie. On a clear day, Mount Rainier can be seen in the southeast, approximately 117 miles distant.
Deception Pass State Park is a 4,134-acre marine and camping park with 77,000 feet of saltwater shoreline, and 33,900 feet of freshwater shoreline on three lakes. Rugged cliffs drop to meet the turbulent waters of Deception Pass. The park is outstanding for breath-taking views, old-growth forests and abundant wildlife.
One of the 3 major areas of the Anacortes Community Forest Lands, Cranberry Lake has miles of trails to explore around the lake, ponds, and marshes. One hidden secret is an old mining cave at the end of trail #122 off the northeast side of the lake.
Island Adventures was one of the first and only companies to guarantee whale sightings on every tour—but it’s their team of highly qualified crew that will make your trip unforgettable! They boast over 100 years of combined experience in the islands and have over 6000 wildlife tours conducted for over 222,000 satisfied customers.
This area provides one of the best wildlife watching opportunities in the world, offering calm waters and a chance to see three pods of resident Orca whales, Humpback whales, Minke whales, and Gray whales. If you are visiting, don’t let this opportunity pass you by!
Learn about Deception Pass, the Bridge and surrounding area on this amazing tour aboard the “Island Whaler.” Enjoy the thrill of the fast jet boat through Deception Pass with a knowledgeable interpreter.
Anacortes Kayak Tours offers several choices of sea kayaking adventures to choose from. With both families, and seasoned travelers in mind, we have created a variety of sea kayak tours to match your needs, budget, and available time.