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North Beach Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.1 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 193' 59 m
Descent: -53' -16 m
High: 161' 49 m
Low: 13' 4 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

Dogs

Unknown
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Trail shared by Caleb Joyce

A meandering coastal trail that links West Point to the bridge.

Caleb Joyce

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

The west end of this trail starts at the large North and West Beach Parking Area at West Point. It heads east along North Beach through a medium-sized parking lot at Gun Point that has trash cans and restrooms. Continue east through the woods and this trail starts climbing up to the bridge. From the top, hike across the bridge or continue on to the Goose Rock Summit trail and scenic point.

Flora & Fauna

You'll see Bald Eagles.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed

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Jul 16, 2019
Aaron Norwood
1.1mi
May 4, 2019
Joshua Groppe
Beautiful little trail. Fantastic views of the sound, pass, bridge, and islands. 1.1mi — 30h 00m
Apr 21, 2019
Amy Bradley
Oct 7, 2017
Vikram Sahney
Sep 9, 2017
David Kuhn
Jul 9, 2017
Genna Olson

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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#361

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#7,343

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Enjoy easy beach access from Deception Pass State Park.
Mar 6, 2017 near Oak Harbor, WA
The North Beach Trail is quite steep leading up to the bridge.
Mar 5, 2017 near Oak Harbor, WA
Revel in this phenomenal view looking west near the bridge.
Mar 5, 2017 near Oak Harbor, WA
A quick step off the trail onto the beach yields great views towards Deception Pass
Oct 8, 2017 near Oak Harbor, WA
There's an excellent picnic spot close to the parking lot.
Mar 6, 2017 near Oak Harbor, WA
Looking over to Bowman Bay, from the top of the tree.
Oct 10, 2018 near Ault Field, WA

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