Jack Hartt is Park Manager of Deception Pass State Park. 

I-5 Freeway Comes to Deception Pass

The tragedy of the Skagit River I-5 bridge collapse several weeks ago may have disrupted the business and travel plans of everyone in the region, but at least some good came out of it.

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Why Deception?

The year: 1792. Your mission: explore an unrecorded inland sea to discover where it leads, especially if it connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific.

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Deception Pass: Geese to Go?


The good news: the swim beach at the west side of Cranberry Lake received a clean bill of health last month. The E. coli numbers have dropped back to almost non-existent levels. The lake has restored its health.

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