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Sucia Island State Park

Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
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“fossil bay” (9 reviews)
“shallow bay” (4 reviews)
“sucia island” (13 reviews)
Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We began our visit hunting for fossils, then hiked up and down the island, finishing with a dip in the ocean. Beautiful well-maintained park with some of the friendliest, smiley-est rangers we've encountered. Clean facilities and drinkable water.

Thank wernoz
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Sucia for 35 years. We continue to marvel at the beauty of this magic island. The State of Washington runs a family friendly and lovely boating paradise with two docks, multiple mooring bouys and many camping areas and picnic areas....More

Thank RBWoodard
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was a boat access island and is worth the effort to visit. Park camp sights picnic sights and water available. They even had compost toilets. We ended up visiting twice during our week long stay on Orcus Island.

1  Thank Redhat7
Reviewed 5 April 2017

You have to arrange your own boat transportation to get here, but so worth it! Bring your boat here and anchor or fetch a buoy in any of the great coves available on the island!

Thank dimibirdy
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A gorgeous island with some of the best hikes ever, and great temperatures year round. 40-75 degrees although a little rainier during the Winter of course.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It can be challenging to get to Sucia Island, but it is worth the effort. Fantastic rock formations along the shorelines are a highlight of the place. Joining a multi-day kayak camping tour might be the best way to see the unique geology. Be cautious...More

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The perfect summer boating destination, but even better in the off-season, when it's less busy. Plenty of state mooring balls to tie up to in Echo Bay, as well as quite a few in Fossil Bay and a handful on the west side in Shallow...More

Thank DougCram
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Anchor the boat and spend a few hours exploring this gem of a place. There are several paths and viewpoints to take it all in. Also a nice selection of drift-woods throughout the beach areas.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This island is really beautiful. We walked across the island through woods and along the coastline. Amazing.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 8 September 2016

In 1960, the boaters in the area pooled their money and bought this lovely, fingers shaped island to give it to the state, thus preventing developers from build multiple housing units. What a stroke of genius and generosity! The island is still boat-access only, but...More

2  Thank Judybookdoc
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Perla S
18 July 2017|
Response from dimibirdy | Reviewed this property |
yes, although you may be able to reserve the shelters
17 August 2016|
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Response from Sarah L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Even when busy there tend to be lots of available campsites. They aren't all necessarily clustered in one place and if you pack light enough that you can hike a bit you'll definitely be good! There's lots of camping... More
Ashley K
13 July 2016|
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Response from Katie D | Reviewed this property |
The campsites are all first come, first served. They have never filled up in the history of the park.