Fort Ebey State Park

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Fort Ebey State Park
Washington State Park
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Country United States
State Washington
County Island
Coordinates 48°13′15″N 122°45′35″W / 48.22083°N 122.75972°W / 48.22083; -122.75972Coordinates: 48°13′15″N 122°45′35″W / 48.22083°N 122.75972°W / 48.22083; -122.75972
Area 645 acres (261 ha)
Established Unspecified
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Fort Ebey State Park

Fort Ebey State Park is a 645-acre (261 ha) Washington state park located 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Coupeville in Island County on Whidbey Island. Fort Ebey was built during World War II as a coastal defense near the mouth of Puget Sound. The park has 3 miles (4.8 km) of shoreline on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, a freshwater lake, and over two dozen miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Other park activities include picnicking, camping, fishing, beachcombing, birdwatching, interpretive activities, and paragliding.[1] Approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail go through the park.

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  1. ^ "Fort Ebey State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 

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