South Whidbey State Park—Amble among ancient trees above the sound

Giant Douglas-Firs grace
South Whidbey Island State Park

Quick Facts Location: Whidbey Island Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 2.7 miles Elevation Gain: 200 feet Contact: South Whidbey State Park (360) 331-4559; www.parks.wa.gov Notes: Dogs must be leashed Access: From the Clinton Ferry Terminal on Whidbey Island follow SR 525 north for 9.4 miles turning left onto Bush Point Road. After 2.2 miles […]

Cranberry Lake Trail—A sweet little hike on Camano Island

The trail to Cranberry Lake meanders through a quiet grove of alders.

Quick Facts Location: Camano Island Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 125 feet Contact: Cama Beach State Park (360) 387-1550; www.parks.wa.gov/camabeach/ Notes: Dogs must be leashed Access: From Exit 212 on I-5, travel west on SR 532 to Camano Island to a junction at 10.0 miles. Bear left onto NE Camano […]