Deception Pass State Park is a 4,134-acre marine and camping park with saltwater shoreline, 3 freshwater lakes, breathtaking views of the turbulent waters of Deception Pass with old-growth forests, and abundant wildlife.
Park amenities include 1.2 miles of ADA trails, 38 miles of hiking trails, 6 miles of horse trails, fresh and saltwater boat ramps and docks, freshwater swimming beaches, kayaking, diving, sailboarding, a museum, and environmental learning center.
The park provides 167 tent sites, 143 utility spaces, and 5 hiker/biker sites with 2 dump stations, 7 restrooms (4 ADA), and 6 shower houses (4 ADA) within a spectacular shoreline setting on a year-round basis. Campsites are located at 3 locations within the park, Bowman Bay with 18 tent sites and 2 utility sites, Sunrise Resort with 2 tent and 58 utility sites, and Cranberry Lake with 147 tent and 83 utility sites. Maximum RV site length is 60 feet.
Primitive group camps with fire circles, picnic shelters, and vault toilets are also available including for groups. Group Camp 1 for up to 64 people with 5 tent pads and 2 adirondack sleeping shelters; Group Camp 2 for up to 32 people with 1 adirondack shelter, and Group Camp 3 for up to 32 people. The park provides 50 sheltered and 261 unsheltered picnic tables available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The park also provides reservations for 4 kitchen shelters with electricity and 6 without which were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s.