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Gorgeous views

Small park just outside or Anacortes with gorgeous views of Guemes island and Mount Baker... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
littlefeller
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Beautiful views, no water/toilets

My teens loved clambering around on the rocks that top the overlook. We were there on a cloudy... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
GeneralJinjur
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Denver, CO
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We somehow stumbled upon this lookout at night and wish we would have come during the day. We had to drive through a residential area and then through woods that made you think you shouldn't be there, but then, you pop out at this beautiful...More

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All reviews on the rocks short drive degree view mt baker great lookout downtown anacortes residential area fidalgo bay boat activity lay of the land watch the boats interesting drive including mt definitely worth the stop july fireworks enjoy the beauty awesome views
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Small park just outside or Anacortes with gorgeous views of Guemes island and Mount Baker. Definitely worth a visit especially on a sunny day.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My teens loved clambering around on the rocks that top the overlook. We were there on a cloudy afternoon and could see a good distance in all directions. The boat activity was very interesting, especially since we have all grown up in landlocked states. We...More

Thank GeneralJinjur
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

A small park with stunning views of Guemes Island, Mt Baker, and Fidalgo Bay. The photos say it all!

Thank Djdain
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Lots of parking - you can walk around for beautiful views of city. There are benches as well if you just want to sit and soak it all in.

Thank NATandSAL
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This takes a bit to find the road up to the top of the bluff but when you get there you can park and walk around and see the sound below as well as the Anacortes Port and harbor and a good view of the...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We pulled in & parked. The scenery & views were excellent, especially for us flatlanders from Kansas, not used to seeing freighters and large ships. Of course the trees and forested areas with the mountains in the background were a nice change of scenery too....More

1  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 1 September 2018

small park which has nice views. There is not much here except a gravel parking lot with some rocks and benches, but its up above the water a bit so provides views you can not get otherwise. If your lucky and have it to yourself...More

Thank joe_scarpelli
Reviewed 24 August 2018

When you go to Anacortes, visit this park. The views are amazing. Bring a compass so you can orient yourself! Use caution because there are no guardrails at the drop-offs.

Thank JTSeattle
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a great place to go and relax while watching the boats coming and going in the marina. The views in all directions and fantastic too white looking over Anacortes or the islands and toward Mt. Baker....a bonus for us was picking and eating...More

2  Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I spent about an hour sitting on the rocks in the sun while watching the boats go in and out of the marina. There were 30-40 boats in the water at all times. Sailboats, fishing boats, speed boats, kayaks, yachts, and jet skis. It was...More

1  Thank Pam H
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maaz777
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Response from madrasmarc | Reviewed this property |
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Dominic P
13 April 2018|
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Response from babyowl13 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is strictly a drive up overlook of Anacortes and bay. No restrooms either.
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Dominic P
13 April 2018|
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Response from Sue S | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any showers at this park.
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Response from chichiSouthCarolina | Reviewed this property |
It's a rather small parking lot and when we were there had a hard time finding a space. Thank goodness we had a small car to squeeze in a place.
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