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One of the best State Parks!

The spit is just great. If you rent kayaks in the morning you can catch a lot of wildlife in the water. The walks around the beach are wonderful. I really like this place... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The spit is just great. If you rent kayaks in the morning you can catch a lot of wildlife in the water. The walks around the beach are wonderful. I really like this place -- just got to deal with the ferries (argh).

Thank Tim98166
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We walked to this park on our last day on Lopez Island, and was so glad that we did! The spit is a marshy, sandy triangle that comes remarkably close to Frosty Island. Birds abound, and the spit is popular for crabbing and digging clams, mussels, etc. Our walk was cool and windy, but it was still lovely, no crowds,... More 

Thank Linscottage
Bellevue, Washington
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Trails lead to a marsh where wintering water birds are protected. Fantastic views of water and nearby islands.

Thank W0rldViewer
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263 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Surprisingly pleasant little park. We have visited parks on many of the islands in the San Juan Group. This one was small but really nice. The spit, the bird area, the channels - everything was nice.

Thank DennisUSA
Toronto, Canada
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208 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Its an interesting land form. Its a bit to crowded for my taste. i have bern to better places. Roads nartow. Blind curves drive slow through privste land with farm animals.

Thank Travel333333A
Gresham, Oregon
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We didn't stay in the campground but enjoyed walking around the spit. You can rent kayaks here as well. The campground was small and you would not be able to take a large RV.

Thank AdventuresofLisa
North Carolina
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241 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

If they had showers, I would have given them an excellent rating. Very nice clean bathrooms. Our camp site totally private....never stayed in one quite like it. Hedges about 6' tall totally enclosed the site. Most sites appeared to be similar. Love state parks and this one didn't disappoint. There is a beach area to launch kayaks or small boats... More 

1 Thank flipflop48
Burlington, Washington
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Take the time to go all the way out on the spit to see the historical site. Cannot imagine what life was like back in the day there at that site. Great park for hiking, camping, sailing, or just roaming the beach area.

Thank Paula S
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Campsite #1 was spacious and private. Most other sites looked very private as well, plenty of trees and bushes separating sites from each other. Our young kids had a great time biking around the campground and playing at the small playground. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed the beach (easy walking distance from campsites), the spit, the log cabin at the... More 

2 Thank Eva M
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This park is very quiet. When I went there, the campground was full, yet you could hear a pin drop. There are so many trees that sound gets lost. This park does have moorage buoys, but no docks. beware that the dramatic tide change creates large currents so rowing a boat is very difficult.

Thank TJI_13

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