Jack Hartt is Park Manager of Deception Pass State Park. 

Change is Coming

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Sometimes I forget that change is constant. Our planet, our lives, our health, our relationships, our economy, our pocketbooks, our weather, our tides, our hopes and dreams–they all change, year by year, day by day, even minute by minute.

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A Winter Storm in Summer

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We knew it would blow. Park staff warned our Friday night campers of the coming wind storm predicted to hit us the next day, and that we may have to close the campground.

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Tree Harvesting, Naturally

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They are still busy as... Our Cranberry shoreline continues to be modified by local beavers. This tree was felled by their lumber and kitchen crew a couple weeks ago on the north shore of the lake, next to the road, just west of the campground entrance.

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Deception Pass is Your Park

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My goal is to be as transparent as possible with everyone about what I know is going on at Deception Pass State Park.

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First Day Hike 2015


Are you ready for the fourth annual First Day Hike at Deception Pass?

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