Camano Island is located about 90 minutes north of Seattle between Whidbey Island and the mainland, and is accessible via the Camano Gateway Bridge (about 6 miles west of Interstate 5). Windswept beaches, grand forests and views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains await island visitors.

Camano Island Activities

For those who love to bond with nature, Camano Island offers the outdoor experience they are looking for. Stay at one of two state parks, try your hand fishing any time of year, or stroll the beaches on this island of unspoiled natural beauty.

Camano Island and surrounding areas are well known for their birding. Spot Trumpeter Swans, Bald Eagles and Great Blue Herons among the many feathered friends found here.

Other island activities include touring the forest canopy via zip line, sipping vintages from the local winery, and touching a piece of history at the Center for Wooden Boats.

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Camano Island Lodging

Cama Beach State Park offers the island’s most unique lodging experience: Stay in a refurbished cabin or bungalow of a 1930’s fishing resort. B&Bs, vacation rentals and camping are also available on the island.

Getting to Friday Harbor

Camano Island is located about an hour from the Anacortes ferry terminal where you can catch the ferry to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Read more about travelling aboard the Washington State Ferries. (link)

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