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Obstruction Pass State Park

Trailhead Road, Orcas Island, WA 98279
+1 360-902-8844
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Total gem. Hike beach swim hangout

Found myself at Doe Bay Resort for a few days and spotted this nearby State Park so decided to hit... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Beautiful secluded beach!

This was a welcome relief after being in the crowded campground of Moran State Park (beautiful, but... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Seattle, Washington
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  • Average6%
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“nice hike” (4 reviews)
“public beach” (3 reviews)
“pebble beach” (2 reviews)
Trailhead Road, Orcas Island, WA 98279
+1 360-902-8844
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Found myself at Doe Bay Resort for a few days and spotted this nearby State Park so decided to hit it up. Ended up returning every day i was there. What a fantastic spot. Parking lot gets you to within about a half mile +/-...More

Thank trekwest
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was a welcome relief after being in the crowded campground of Moran State Park (beautiful, but crowded). This beach is reached by hiking about a mile (maybe a little more) from the parking lot to the beach. Once we got there, there were just...More

Thank NPandPNWTraveler
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We enjoyed driving all over Orcas, constantly pulling over to take photographs. Our drive here was just one of the many that we so enjoyed.

Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Situated at one tip of Orcas Island, Obstruction Pass State Park is home to campers and short-duration hikers. This is a great (less than) a mile hike to the beach and back with a pretty PNW view. Its not as big and majestic as Moren...More

Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I have really enjoyed the trail system of the park. The hike to the beach of 0.4 miles one way is the best hike going west. In my opinion, this is the 2nd best best hike on the east sound behind constitution peak. Obstruction pass...More

Thank Mkdkay
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We visited in April and were the only ones in the parking lot, so after a half mile hike we had the whole beach to ourselves. The walk to the beach was through a fairly easy forest path and was pleasant despite me carrying our...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We chose to go the .9 mile walk to the campground, and sweet beach, deep, with the coolest pebbles! Comfortable to sit or lay, and enjoy the scenery. The sun was warm, wished I had had my tent and sleeping bag. Site # 5 or...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited this park in the off season. The trail was fairly short and beautiful in December. There is beach as well as forest to visit, plus a hike in/boat in campground which we didn't visit. It was fairly quick and easy hiking and the...More

Thank PullmanCougar
Reviewed 21 July 2016

There are vault toilets in the parking area and at the campsites. Hike in campsites include a picnic table and fire pit. There is a short well maintained trail to get to the campsites and beach area (.5 mile). You could probably pull a cargo...More

Thank AdventureMama3
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We hiked in less than a mile. Beautiful walk in to the area. Pebble beach with not many people there. We had a wonderful day. We walked out a different path which was shorter about 1/2 a mile.

Thank Kara W
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