Washington Park

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Men's Upper Restroom Remodel - UPDATE

The City of Anacortes greatly appreciates your choice of camping with us. We expect to have the restrooms fully operational and reopened for the season in Mid-May. If you have any questions, please contact our Washington Park staff at 360-661-3463. Thank you.

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)

Burrows Lookout


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 $26 a night. There are 22 non-utility sites that rent for $21 per night. There are 29 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 call the Parks and Recreation Department at 360-293-1918 to check availability and to reserve.

Information Line

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.

Picnic Shelters

The park has three covered picnic shelters located near Sunset Beach. One covered shelter can be reserved (for a fee) by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at (360) 293-1918. There are also ten uncovered picnic tables with fire pits or upright barbeques nearby. These are first-come, first-served.

Boat Launch

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.

Washington Park Loop Road