Celebrating Deception Pass Park

Deception Pass State Park—only nine scenic miles south of Anacortes—has justly earned its ranking as the most visited of Washington’s 117 state parks, with some several million visitors a year. But once there, it takes only a short stroll to find yourself alone with 600-year-old Douglas-fir trees or Mt. Rainer-to-Canada…

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Hang Out on the Water

All about the water in Anacortes

Close your eyes on any shoreline of Fidalgo Island and listen. You will likely hear evidence of a water adventure, from the roar of a boat motor to the slap of oars on the surface of a lake or bay – from the distinctive blast of a ferry horn to…

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