Deception Pass – Odell Property Acq

Category Overview

State Parks grants help preserve and develop our state’s best outdoor recreation areas by funding new campgrounds and amenities to increase the capacity of our parks, creating new parks, improving park resources, and protecting historical areas. These grants help our state continue to develop our world-class parks system to share our cultural heritage and natural treasures with all of its visitors.

Project Highlights

State Parks will acquire the Odell property, south of Rosario Road, described as: The SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, S23, T34N, R1E, W.M.; EXCEPT those portions conveyed to Skagit County for raod purposes by Deeds recorded under Auditor File Nos. 397271, 411150 and 411151.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $226,300.00 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Acquisition County: Skagit Legislative District: 10 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 98-1065

Location Details

Deception Pass State Park is located on both the Skagit County and Island County sides of Deception Pass. The Deception Pass Bridge is located on Highway 20 and connects Fidalgo and Whidbey Islands. This project is in the Skagit County portion of Deception Pass State Park, off of Highway 20, north of the D.P. bridge. Driving south on Highway 20 down Fidalgo Island (Anacortes), enter Deception Pass State Park, with Pass Lake on your right. Bowman Bay and Rosario Beach campgrounds and day use areas are accessed via Rosario Road, which you would turn onto to your right past Pass Lake. The Odell property extends from Rosario Road to the edge of the Bowman Bay campground.

What is the WWRP

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.