JOSEPH WHIDBEY STATE PARK
Joseph Whidbey State Park is a 112-acre day-use park with 3,100 feet of saltwater shoreline on the Strait of Juan De Fuca in northern Puget Sound. The scenery is beautiful, views are magnificent, wildlife is everywhere and the beach is one of the grandest on Whidbey Island. This forested park on Puget Sound provides magnificent views, natural beauty, and beach opportunities. Park hours/updates:
Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk.Winter: Closed Oct. 1, reopens April 1.
Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life? Chipmunks? Deer or Elk? Rabbits? Raccoons? Squirrels? Crows or Ravens? Doves or Pigeons? Ducks? Eagles? Geese? Gulls? Hawks? Herons? Hummingbirds? Jays? Owls? Woodpeckers? Wrens? Crabs? Sea Birds? Seals
Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life? Cedar? Douglas Fir? Hemlock? Alder? Lupines? Rhododendron? Rose? Berries? Ferns? Moss or Lichens? Seaweed? Thistle
The park and other island features were named during the Vancouver Expedition of 1792. Master Joseph Whidbey circumnavigated the island, and Vancouver named it in his honor.
This is a day-use park, but one water trail campsite is available only to campers who arrive at the park by human-powered watercraft. The campsite is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and a primitive camping fee applies. There is one restroom (ADA).
Available in the area? Auto repair? Airport? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Gifts? Golf? Groceries? Hardware? Hospital? Marine supplies? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Postal service? Propane? Recreational equipment? White gas? Wood? Swimming
Oak Harbor is about three miles away from the park with most services available.
Most non-motorized activities are available.