*2/15/2019 Update on Washington Park Boat Launch and Dock* - The launch remains closed. Park staff is working with design experts and assessing the safety of the remaining floats. Two floats have been removed due to excessive storm damage from Feb. 4. Read on...
October 8, 2018- Upper Restroom CLOSED
The restrooms in the Washington Park campground will be closed for the winter as of today. The facilities will reopen in May, 2019.
The restrooms that serve the Loop Entrance at the exit of the campground’s ‘B’ Section will remain open year round. These restrooms do offer coin operated showers.
Please contact the Park Manager with any questions: 360 588 8233.
About Washington Park
Washington Park sits on a peninsula at the west end of Fidalgo Island. The 220-acre city park features camping, a boat launch, day use picnic sites and a group tenting area. A scenic paved 2.2-mile loop road winds through the park’s forested hills and meadows with views of the San Juan Islands and Olympic Mountains. View the Park Area Map (PDF)
The park is open year round from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The loop road is open from 6 a.m. to dusk for pedestrians and open from 10 a.m. to dusk for vehicular traffic.
In the campground there are 68 campsites, 46 have water and electrical hook-ups. These rent for $27 a night. There are 22 non-utility sites that rent for $21 per night. There are 25 sites available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that reservations must be made 14 days in advance. A sewer dump station is located near the park exit. Camping check-in and check-out time is 1 p.m. The campground is open year round. Please note: Maximum stay limit is 14 days. Visit the reservation website.
Group Tenting Area
The park has a group tenting area available to rent for a fee for small groups of 30 people, 8 tents. No RVs are allowed in this area. Please click on the Quick Links (to the right) to check availability and reserve.
The Washington Park Information Line at 360-293-1927 has information about the park and the current campground and boat lot availability (option 4). The line is updated approximately three times per day.
The park has three covered picnic shelters located near Sunset Beach. One covered shelter can be reserved by online reservations (see quick links at the right). There are also ten uncovered picnic tables with fire pits or upright barbeques nearby. These are first-come, first-served.
The boat launch at Washington Park was developed and is maintained for the specific use of recreational boaters. Boat launch parking is $9/day and boaters may stay a maximum of 14 days. Annual boat launch passes are available through the Parks and Recreation Department at (360) 293-1918.
There is an overnight single car parking lot (Lot B on Area Map (PDF)) that you can leave your vehicle. The overnight fee is $7.