Obstruction Pass State Park is an 80-acre camping park on the south end of Orcas Island in San Juan County, south of Moran State Park. The park is one of the few spots on Orcas Island with access to more than one mile of publicly-owned saltwater shoreline. A half-mile trail leads visitors from the parking area to the campground and beach access. There are several fine gravel pockets of beach and moderate to high bank waterfront on the remainder of the property.
Please note: There is no potable water at this park and is a pack it in- pack it out facility. Please plan accordingly when visiting the park.
Picnic & Day-Use Facilities
Restrooms, fire pits, and picnic tables are provided. Water is not available at the park.
0.6 miles of hiking trails
Water Activities & Features
Other Activities & Features
There is a self-guided interpretive trail along the 0.6 mile trail to Obstruction Pass beach. The trail includes information about the geology, ecology, and the cultural significance of Obstruction Pass and Orcas Island.
A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The park has nine tent spaces, one Cascadia Marine Trail campsite, and four restrooms (two in the campground, two at the trailhead). All sites are considered primitive first come, first served campsites. The Cascadia Marine Trail tent site is for use by canoers and kayakers only.
There is approximately 1/2 mile walk from the parking lot to the campsites.