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Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve

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The Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve offers a little for everyone. It is a 120 acre area of... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2016
Camano Island, Washington
Great beach

This is a nice beach on Camano Island with several recreation options: birding, swimming, kayaking... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
Kent, Washington
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“great beach”(6 reviews)
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“hobbit trail”(9 reviews)
Over 330 acres of protected birding area home to eagles, hummingbirds, shorebirds and many others.
Iverson Beach Road, Camano Island, WA
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 April 2003

We recently have become interested in Birding and after calling around we were quite pleased to find that Camano Island's Iverson Spit was included in Audubon Washington's list of best places to bird watch in the Evergreen State.With Audubon and Camano Island trail maps in...More

14  Thank boatnut
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

good place for a short easy walk. should take no more than an hour and it is level and easy to navigate. there can be muddy places after it rains. the camano trails assoc does a good job of maintaining the trails.

2  Thank nancy h
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

The Iverson Spit Waterfront Preserve offers a little for everyone. It is a 120 acre area of protected coastline that has been undergoing a restoration project since 2011. There are walking trails, birding trails, marshes, views of the Cascades, sandy beaches, tidal pools, and vast...More

1  Thank Doberpuppy
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

This is a nice beach on Camano Island with several recreation options: birding, swimming, kayaking, hiking (try the hobbit trail), beach combing and kite boarding. I have been coming here since I was a boy and have always had a good time. Camano island is...More

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Iverson Spit is one of the loveliest beaches on Camano. We go there (we live on the island) several times a year. We love its long expanse of sandy shore and the wild straggles of driftwood piled up everywhere from the seasonal tides and storms....More

Thank Jeffle
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed for a week in one of the beach houses on Iverson Beach and walked a few times down to the Preserve. So, we did not use the parking areas that other reviewers have referenced. Iverson Beach Road, however is quiet and there are...More

2  Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 2 August 2015

My family and I took a day trip to Camano Island and Iverson Beach was our first stop. We arrived around 11 am and were able to find a parking spot but the lot is very small and I'm sure it was hard to get...More

Thank Dahl_AD
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Love visiting this beach and often bring visitors here. Lots of driftwood and a great walking beach!

1  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The sand is reasonably hard and its easy to walk a great distance at low tide. Not the easiest place to find, however. Be sure go below the speed limit to the parking area -- weekends on the island are all about families and folks...More

1  Thank Islandb98
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a great area for a picnic, walk through the trails and also a nice flat beach access when the kids can play in the warm waters of Port Susan.

1  Thank Jan M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The secret's already out, so I won't hold back. This beach is a great place to take your family and spend the day playing in the warm salt water, relaxing in the sun, or walking down the several miles of paths (there's even a Hobbit...More

Thank brothermoses
Reviewed 5 March 2015

My daughter took her 2 year old to play with other preschoolers, so I walked the beach for exercise. This is a nondescript beach on the Port Susan side of Camano Island. It gets the sunrise, it is mostly sand and muck, there is ample...More

Thank downunder09
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Response from Doberpuppy | Reviewed this property |
It's hard to say. There is always a lot of driftwood here. Sometimes you can find a cleared path to the beach, and others you will need to climb. The walking trail is level, but it is not directly on the beach.