Menu of Activities

We have made available a few activities for groups to download or access and complete independently or in conjunction with a presentation from Interpretive Services. Each activity is focused on a different area of the park. School groups are encouraged to contact Interpretive Services at 360.675.3767 ext. 231 or DeceptionPass.Interpreter@parks.wa.gov to schedule a visit to the park.

Activities for Group Visits:

  • Forest Ecology program with a Nature Journaling activity or a Guided Hike (works best in Hoypus, Goose Rock area, West Beach to North Beach trails, and trails around Bowman.
  • Gracie the Gray Whale program and skull. Can occur in the Park or at schools, and focuses on environmental issues around whale habitat.
  • Rosario Tide Pool exploration and programming. Activity stations are available, such as a mammals in the Park fur table, the Rosario Field Classroom, and an intertidal zone craft activity.

Self-guided Interpretation:

Bowman Bay: CCC Scavenger Hunt

West Beach: Sand Dune Discovery Activity

Rosario Beach: Tide Pool Discovery Activity Page 1 and Page 2.

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