1.0 mile from launch site
Washington Park is owned and operated by the City of Anacortes. The park sits on a peninsula at the west end of Fidalgo Island.
The 220-acre city park features camping, a boat launch, and day use picnic sites.
There are 68 campsites with 43 available for reservations and 25 available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note that reservations must be made 14 days in advance and they book up quickly!
bowman bay campground
more at deception pass state park
12.0 miles from launch site
~25 minute drive
The park has 172 tent sites, 134 partial-hookup sites, five hiker/biker sites, one dump stations, 20 restrooms (four ADA) and 10 showers (four ADA).
Camping is located at three locations in the park, 18 tent sites and two utility sites are at Bowman Bay (previously mentioned), seven tent sites and 49 utility sites at Quarry Pond, and 147 tent sites and 83 utility sites are at Cranberry Lake.
Maximum site length is 60 feet (limited availability).
8.0 miles from launch site
~20 minute drive
With sandy beaches, covered picnic shelters, the Civilian Conservation Corps Interpretive Center, a single lane boat ramp, an intimate campground, and trails to Rosario Beach and Lottie Point; Bowman Bay is an ideal starting point for exploration and adventure at Deception Pass.
Until the late 1800s, this calm-water cove was the site of a large Samish village, one of several that existed near Deception Pass. Evidence of their presence in the area remains in the form of thick groves of Nootka rose that grow atop iron-rich shell middens.