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Bay View State Park Campground (Washington)

Bay View State Park Overview

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Bay View State Park Campground has 76 campsites and is located on Padilla Bay offering spectacular views of the San Juan Islands. All campsites can bee reserved. There are 46 tent sites, 29 partial-hookup sites and 6 cabins. The campground has drinking water, flush toilets and hot showers ($) 2 restrooms and 6 showers. There’s also a group beach shelter (175 person capacity) with 2 large BBQs.  Firewood and ice are available for sale at the campground. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grill.

Campsites 1 to 9 (for trailers and RVs, but no hookups) will give you the best chance for magnificent views of Padilla Bay and the San Juan Islands. All campsites are back-in and maximum size is 50 feet. Campsites 10-30 (back-in hookup sites / 40 foot maximum) provide a view of a nice grassy area where the kids can play to their hearts content. Campsites 31-76 can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs (from 25-40 feet).

Each of the Bay View State Park cabins can accommodate up to 4 people. Each has a double bed and two single bunks. Pets are permitted in the cabins for an additional fee. Smoking is not allowed. Bed linens are not provided. Cooking is allowed in the kitchenettes. All cabins have electricity, but no restrooms/showers.

Bay View State Park Area Recreation

Bay View State Park has 1,285 feet of saltwater shoreline on Padilla Bay, one of 28 existing national marine estuaries. Also (on clear days), you can see the Olympic Mountains to the west and Mt. Rainier to the south. Outdoor activities include boating (boat ramp a few blocks away), canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, sail boarding, swimming, waterskiing, beach combing, metal detecting and wildlife viewing.

Larrabee State Park and Deception Pass State Park are both about 15 miles away.

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Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
Activities
  • Beach
  • Beach Access
  • Beach Combing
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Ocean
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Sailboarding
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Sports
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Wind Surfing
10901 Bayview Edison Road
Mt Vernon, Washington 98273
360 757-0227
Lat / Long:

48.48762, -122.47985

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Best Campsites

3, 4, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53, 61, 66, 71.

Regions
Campsite Types
  • Cabin
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

12

# of Campsites:

76

# of RV Campsites:

29

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Bay View State Park Comments & Reviews

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8 Comments on “Bay View State Park”

  1. Sarah Pratt says:

    Can you make reservations?

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Sarah, Yes you can make camping reservations at Bay View State Park. Go to our camping page HERE and click on the Make A Reservation link to check availability/make a reservation.

  2. Jessica Swink says:

    We rented cabin 3 for 2 nights. Are the cabins heated and have electricity? Also, I have seen on some reviews that you have to pay to take a shower? Is this true? Is there water close to the cabins for drinking and cooking?

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Hi Jessica,

      Each of the Bay View State Park cabins can accommodate up to 4 people. Each has a double bed and two single bunks. Pets are permitted in the cabins for an additional fee. Smoking is not allowed. Bed linens are not provided. Cooking is allowed in the kitchenettes. All cabins have electricity, but no restrooms/showers. You’ll use the restrooms and coin operated showers in the campground.

      1. Jessica Swink says:

        Are there water faucets nearthe cabins for drinking and cooking? What is the price of the coin operates showers?

      2. Camp Ranger says:

        Hi Jessica,

        I recommend calling the Park directly to see if there is water nearby the cabins and the price of coin operated showers at Bay View State Park:360 757-0227

  3. Jessica Swink says:

    I already tries to call and there was no answer, I also left a message and no one called me back!

    1. Camp Ranger says:

      Perhaps someone here knows.
      CampsitePhotos.com is not associated with the campgrounds listed on our site. We provide the photos of each campsite – like the Bay View State Park Campground photos, and some more information.
      We will keep looking for an answer too!

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