Fort Ebey State Park RV & Campground Guide


If you’re interested in visiting a historical area that’s close to numerous other state parks and has a great view, Fort Ebey State Park is a great choice. The fortress here dates back to the early 1940s, and nearby is the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. Prior to this, the area was homesteaded in the 1850s and was once a part of the Lower Skagit tribe’s territory. Fort Ebey State Park offers scenic beach views that are overlooked by the bluffs, and you can enjoy a wide range of popular beach activities. The state park is also a part of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail that stretches throughout the Pacific Northwest. The park is located in Coupeville, Washington, and some other nearby cities include Greenbank, Keystone, and Port Townsend. 

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Winter 35-46 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Fort Ebey State Park

Traveling around in an RV can be a great way of exploring the country and enjoying the various state parks. If you don’t own an RV, you can easily reserve an RV rental near Fort Ebey State Park. 

Fort Ebey State Park Campground

One of the simplest ways of enjoying Fort Ebey is to camp right within the Fort Ebey State Park Campground. They have 11 partial-hookup sites that have water and electricity hookups and can accommodate most RV sizes. There are two showers and a restroom located nearby, but there’s no dump station located within the state park. Fees start at $30 per night depending on the season, and you can book your spot online.

Fort Townsend State Park Campground

Located just across Port Townsend Bay, Fort Townsend State Park Campground offers 40 standard campsites. These will have water nearby, and there is a dump station located within the park. One shower and two restrooms are available, and the park can accommodate RVs of up to 40 feet in length. Rates start at $20 per night, and you can make reservations online.

North Whidbey RV Park

North Whidbey RV Park is just north of Fort Ebey State Park and can serve as a base camp for the many state parks in the area. It has 100 full hookups and is across the street from Deception Pass State Park. Other amenities included are free Wi-Fi, hot showers, heated restrooms, coin-operated laundry, a clubhouse, and a fenced pet area. Rates start at $40 per night and require a deposit to hold your reservation. You can also book your spot online with the park's website.

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What to Do at
Fort Ebey State Park

Inside Fort Ebey State Park

On the west side of Whidbey Island situated on a high bluff, Fort Ebey was once a coastal fortress used during WWII. While here, you can explore the various underground rooms and gun emplacements of the fortress along with over 25 miles of trails. Some more adventurous visitors enjoy paragliding from the bluff. Explore the beach with ease, and there’s even a spot popular with surfers as well.

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How to Get to
Fort Ebey State Park

Fort Ebey State Park is located just off I-5 N if you are heading from Seattle or the south. You simply take exit 230 for Burlington off of I-5 N and follow WA-20 W for about 51 minutes after leaving the interstate. 

Entering Fort Ebey State Park

Fort Ebey State Park Discovery Pass (One-Day) : $10.0

Fort Ebey State Park Discovery Pass (Annual) : $30.0

The annual pass can be used at all Washington state parks and state-managed areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Fort Ebey State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Fort Ebey State Park?

Summer is a great time to take advantage of Fort Ebey State Park's two large sports fields, popular surfing area and paragliding opportunities. Fort Ebey State Park has 25 miles of trails perfect for bird-watching and nature exploration.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Fort Ebey State Park?

This state park is home to deer, chipmunks, squirrels, raccoons and crabs. You may even spot bald eagles, owls, ravens, ducks, geese or woodpeckers near the water. Coyotes are uncommon but can occasionally be found in the woods.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Fort Ebey State Park?

Fort Ebey State Park has 39 standard campsites and 11 sites with partial hookups. A few of the RV sites can accommodate large RVs. Amenities and souvenirs are available at the camp store.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Fort Ebey State Park and what is the cost?

Reservations aren't necessary but can be made for many of the campsites. Online reservations cost $8, while over-the-phone reservations cost $10. Those who live outside Washington will have to pay an extra $5 fee.

Are pets allowed at Fort Ebey State Park?

Feel free to bring your pets along to explore the many trails and sights at Fort Ebey State Park. Dogs should be leashed at all times. Be sure to clean up any animal waste appropriately.