Jack Hartt is Park Manager of Deception Pass State Park. 

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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Adding 30,000 Fish: How many can a lake take?


The odds of catching a fish in Cranberry Lake just got better. The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife are in the process of adding 30,000 steelhead rainbow trout to the lake this fall, tens of thousands more than they have ever planted in the lake before.

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Hollywood Comes to Rosario Beach


It isn't often that a major motion picture gets filmed in Deception Pass State Park. In fact, it has been almost a decade since the last film, The Postman, starring Kevin Costner, was shot here.

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New roof at Bowman Bay


A group of volunteers from VAQ131, based on Whidbey Island is building a new room for one of the shelters at Bowman Bay at Deception Pass State Park.

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