Hiking Project Logo

gem icon Deception Pass Bridge [Suggest Edits]

7 votes
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Description

Deception Pass State Park gets over 2 million visitors a year, and this is the main attraction!

In the early days, the buggy and carriage days, there was a unscheduled ferry that ran from Whidbey to Fidalgo. To call the ferry, they banged a saw with a mallet and then sat back to wait, or so the story goes.

The bridge, one of the scenic wonders of the Pacific Northwest, is actually two spans, one over Canoe Pass to the north, and another over Deception Pass to the south. Pass Island lies between the two bridges. Construction began in August 1934, and the bridge was completed 1935.

On the Road: There is parking on Pass Island and on both ends of the bridge.

Family Friendly: It is just off the road or on it rather...

Gem Type: Historic Site

Shared by:
Isaac Bozeman

0 Comments

You & This Gem


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Share This Gem

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Feb 17, 2019
Elias Mueggler
Dec 18, 2018
Jessica Parker
Oct 12, 2018
Teri Bozeman
Aug 21, 2018
Karen Meyer
Jul 10, 2018
brent birsa
Jun 17, 2018
Peter Newell
Feb 10, 2018
James F

Nearby Trails

3.7 mi 5.9 km
Whistle Lake Loop
Anacortes, WA
3.7 mi 5.9 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry
49 days ago
4.3 mi 6.9 km
5 Wonders Trail
Anacortes, WA
4.3 mi 6.9 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Muddy
44 days ago
3.6 mi 5.8 km
Mount Erie Summit
Anacortes, WA
3.6 mi 5.8 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Some Mud
35 days ago
Oak Harbor, WA
33.7 mi 54.2 km Oak Harbor, WA
All Clear
Update
Muddy
44 days ago
Anacortes, WA
4.1 mi 6.7 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Dry
31 days ago
Bow, WA
37.8 mi 60.9 km Bow, WA
Unknown
Update
0.9 mi 1.5 km
John Tursi Trail
Anacortes, WA
0.9 mi 1.5 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Muddy
52 days ago
Oak Harbor, WA
8.6 mi 13.8 km Oak Harbor, WA
All Clear
Update
Muddy
44 days ago
0.4 mi 0.6 km
Big Cedar Trail
Anacortes, WA
0.4 mi 0.6 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Muddy
52 days ago
0.6 mi 1.0 km
Sares Head Trail
Anacortes, WA
0.6 mi 1.0 km Anacortes, WA
All Clear
Update
Muddy
52 days ago
Shared by Isaac Bozeman on Jan 10, 2018. All Page Views: 645. Last Month: 41.