Joseph Whidbey State Park is a 112-acre park located on the Strait of Juan de Fuca shoreline below Whidbey Naval Air Station. The park has one of the grandest beaches on Whidbey Island. Paths lead from the picnic area across a low rolling meadow covered with beach grass to the broad sand and gravel beach facing the Strait.
The park provides picnicking, hiking, surf fishing, and beachcombing activities – as well as views of airplane take offs and landings, and the Smith Island Lighthouse on Smith and Minor Islands in the Strait.
The day use park is open April through September providing 9 unsheltered picnic tables, 4 sheltered picnic tables, a kitchen shelter (reserve-able), 9 fire circles, soccer field, volleyball court, badminton area, 2.0 miles of biking and hiking trails, and 0.5 miles of ADA trails, and vault toilets.