Deception Pass State Park


Day Hike - Deception Pass State Park: Goose Rock

Sunny hike (maybe breezy) from Rosario Straight to Whidbey's highest point; down to Cornet Bay; and return.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 484 ft

10:00 AM Deception Pass State Park parking lot along SR 20, south of the bridge.  Gather, get Discover Pass if needed, decide routes, then drive down to Lower Loop Campground and begin hike from West Point.   First time hike of area to get datum and photo for website.


Deception Pass State Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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