Deception Pass State Park


Day Hike - Deception Pass State Park: Goose Rock

A six mile loop hike with 700 feet of elevation gain visiting the 400 foot summit of Goose Rock then continuing to North and West Beaches before returning to the start point near the entrace station. Views of the Olympic mountains and San Juan islands.

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 400 ft
  • Maximum Wind: 25 kts
  • Pace: 2.0-2.5 mph

Meet at 9am at the East Cranberry Lake parking lot, just past the entrance station on the left.

Fully vaccinated participants only. A Discover Pass is required for parking at Washington State parks, Gale Wind forecast will cancel this activity.


Deception Pass State Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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