Description

We won’t promise you can see Russia from Bay View State Park, but on a clear day, you can catch a glimpse of the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier and the San Juan Islands! Lining the 1,285-ft Padilla Bay saltwater shoreline, the campground has 46 tent spaces, 30 utility spaces, six cabins, two restrooms, and six showers. Sites are divided into three sections, and here’s the scoop: Sites 1-9 offer killer views but are for RVs only (viva la #vanlife), 10-30 face a 1.5-acre grassy lawn, perfect for tikes, and 31-76 have a parking place, stove, picnic table, and space to pitch a tent. If you’re just stopping in without gear, Bay View offers six cabins set among Douglas Fir trees with views of Padilla Bay and the San Juan Islands. Wander seconds from your site to find boating, swimming, sailboarding, beachfront fire pits and a volleyball field, but watch out, looks can be deceiving--Padilla Bay is heavily influenced by tidal action and becomes a large mud flat during low tides.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
85 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Surfing
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bay View Campground.

Beach
Swimming hole
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Park
Bay View State Park
State
Washington
Country
United States
Phone Number
360-757-0227
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
48.488° N, 122.479° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 82 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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