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Description - Bowman Bay State Park is one of the Washington State saltwater marine parks.

Bowman Bay is one of the Washington Marine and Boat Moorage parks and may be subject to boat moorage fees. Call (360) 753-5771 for a fee update as all fees are subject to change.

Recreation - Activities in the Washington State saltwater parks are varied and may include hiking scenic island paths, watching forest critters, exploring old forts, searching for fossils, fishing, clamming, crabbing and just plain relaxing.

Climate - Washington's climate varies with each region. Bowman Bay State Park is located in an area "protected" by surrounding ocean waters and mountain ranges. Temperatures are consistently moderate, rarely topping 80 degrees in the summer and rarely falling below 30 degrees in the winter.

Annual rainfall averages 26 inches, approximately half that of Seattle. In the summer months, and especially during July and August, the park may go for weeks without a cloud in the sky. Snowfalls occur mainly in January and February and usually total only one or two inches. Northeast winds may cause temperature extremes.

Island tides range over 14 feet. The extreme low tide of 4.0 feet to the extreme high tide of over 10 feet.

Location - Bowman Bay State Park is a saltwater marine park located nine miles north of Oak Harbor (or nine miles south of Anacortes) on Highway 20, on the north shore of Deception Pass on Fidalgo Island in Skagit County. It is accessible by both boat and car.


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Contact Information:
Bowman Bay State Park, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, 7150 Clearwater Ln., P.O. Box 42650 , Olympia, WA, 98504, Phone: 800-233-0321

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