Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Perched on the bluffs overlooking the Puget Sound, Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve stands in honor of the first European explorers in the Pacific Northwest. The reserve is named for the Ebey family, who were the first permanent European settlers in the area. Featuring an expanse of pastoral farmland and pristine coastline, the reserve is packed with opportunities for hiking, beachcombing, and photography. Visit the local historic sites and museums to learn about the Native American people who have lived in the area since 1300, the explorer Lieutenant Joseph Whidbey, and the eventual European incursion. Whether you're camping in the area or coming in for a day trip, spectacular views await around every corner.

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

With its breathtaking panoramas and wind-swept bluffs, Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve is an outdoor paradise. Spend your days hiking through the fields and exploring the beach; in the spring, you can spot gray whales from the bluffs as they migrate through the area. A wide selection of museums and historic sites transports you back in time, offering a fascinating glimpse at indigenous cultures and the turbulent life of an early settler.

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How To Get To Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve is located on Whidbey Island. If you're coming from Seattle or Bellingham, take I-5 to Burlington and head west on WA-20. Just before Coupeville, you'll see signs for the park; turn south on South Sherman Road to reach the entrance.


Ebey's Landing Rd, Coupeville, WA 98239

Fee: Entry fee $0

With its wide-open fields, towering sand bluffs, and stunning farmland, Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're coming for coastal hiking or the fascinating history, the reserve has plenty to offer for both kids and adults. Stay comfortable in the cool ocean breezes by visiting the park in an RV. A rental RV is a great way to minimize driving and maximize the fun.