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Mini Rangers (Deception Pass)

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No registrations required. 

Join us for our first summer of Mini Ranger programs, inspired by our annual Family in Nature programs. As a group, explore Deception Pass State Park’s amazing wildlife and unique collection of forest and marine habitats.

We are excited to invite families with children 1 to 5-years-old to join staff for a fun and highly interactive outdoor adventure to learn all about different aspects of nature around Deception Pass State Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Directions

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Location: Amphitheater, Deception Pass State Park

Vehicle access to the amphitheater may be limited due to winter storm damage. For more information and updates on the closure, please visit the West Beach Parking Area Damage project page.  

If parking is unavailable, the amphitheater can be accessed by walking from the Cranberry Lake campground or East Cranberry parking lot. To request an accessible option, please contact park staff at DeceptionPass.Interpreter@parks.wa.gov. Requests must be made 24 hours in advance.

  • From HWY 20 enter the main park entrance. This entrance is located south of the bridge on Whidbey Island. 
  • Follow the road and take the second left to park at the East Cranberry parking lot. 
  • From East Cranberry parking lot, it is a one mile walk to the amphitheater. 

Campers are invited to walk directly from their campsite. The amphitheater is located between the Cranberry Lake Campground and West Beach. 

Related events

14 Jul

Civilian Conservation Corp Chats (Deception Pass)

Stop by the Civilian Conservation Corps Interpretive Center for a short 15-minute interpretive talk about the Civilian Conservation Corps.
14 Jul

Junior Ranger Program (Deception Pass)

Join staff in fun, family friendly explorations of Deception Pass State Park’s amazing wildlife and unique collection of forest and marine habitats.
14 Jul

Junior Ranger Activity (Deception Pass)

Join staff for park crafts and activities before the night's Evening Program. Pick up a Junior Ranger Booklet or turn one in to become a Deception Pass Junior Ranger!