Joseph Whidbey State Park - Washington

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Park Overview

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.

History

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.

Park Features

This forested park on Puget Sound provides magnificent views, natural beauty, and beach opportunities.

Interpretive opportunities

There are currently no interpretive opportunities at this park.

Address

395 North Fort Ebey Road, Coupeville, WA 98239

Directions

Located three miles west of Oak Harbor, Wash. in Island County.

From the north:

Drive north on Hwy. 20 through Oak Harbor. Just past town, turn right on Swantown Rd. and follow it about three miles.

From the south:

Drive north on Hwy. 20. Just before Oak Harbor, turn left on Swantown Rd. and follow it about three miles.

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