Fort Casey State Park is one of the most unique state park in Washington. As the name would indicate, the park is on the site of the former Fort Casey which had use in conjunction with Fort Worden and Fort Flagler for the purpose of guarding the entrance to Puget Sound. Today, you can go to Fort Casey and explore the old bunkers, fortifications, gun emplacements, military buildings, and of course Admiralty Head Lighthouse.
Fort Casey State Park is also located right next to the Washington State Ferries terminal. When you camp there, some spots allow for close up viewing of the ferry as it comes and goes all day long. You can also conveniently take the ferry to Port Townsend.
Things To Do At Fort Casey State Park
Of all the things to do at Fort Casey State Park, visiting all the historical features is probably the most popular. Camping there can also be both fun and convenient because the park works as a great headquarters for exploring all of Whidbey Island. The communities of Coupeville, Langley, and Oak Harbor are nearby, as is the famous Deception Pass Bridge. While in the park, boating, diving, beach combing, bird watching, and fishing are also available to you.
Whether wanting to be active or choosing to kick back and relax, Fort Casey State Park is a great destination.