Rosario Head to Cranberry Lake via Deception Pass - Best of the Northwest Best of the Northwest

Rosario Head to Cranberry Lake via Deception Pass

Experience the Seaside splendor on this Deception Pass trail linkup

With jaw-dropping views around nearly every corner, this spectacular seaside route travels across tide pools, beaches, bridges and bluffs.

Shuttle a car for a one-way 10k or 20k out and back.

From the Rosario Head parking lot head southwest to the now marked tide pool trails at urchin rocks.  Loop around to trails above Sharpe Cove, which climbs before descending to Bowman Bay.  Circle around the Bowman Bay trails to connect with the Reservation Head on the Lottie Bay side.  Open expanses at Lighthouse point are followed by steep pirate coves.  Loop around and back up to Deception Pass to cross the spectacular bridges.  Take a left at the far side crossing under the bridge and then up the trail to the summit of Goose Rocks.  Soak in the views before looping around the Goose Rocks perimeter trail.  Cut back under the bridge descending to Macs Cove and final beach stretch to West Point and Cranberry Lake.

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