Looking to enjoy a camping experience without actually roughing it? Families can enjoy a quiet and affordable getaway at the historic beach cabins at Cama Beach State Park on Camano Island. The resort, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, retains the simplicity that has made it a favorite of families for decades. The original Cama Beach Resort opened in 1934 as a fishing destination.
The resort was owned and operated by the same family until 1989. It has since been purchased and restored by the Washington State Parks department.
The Cabins at Cama Beach State Park
The cabins are located within a few yards of the water on the southwest part of Camano Island, looking out on Saratoga Passage and the Olympic Mountains. While there, you can enjoy bird watching, hiking through the forest, or strolling along the beach.
The cabins at Cama Beach are small and basic, in keeping with the resort’s history. All cabins are heated and have beds, tables and chairs, microwaves, small refrigerator/freezers, a coffee maker, and a kitchen sink. Hooks and open shelving are provided for storage. A bath house with showers is available. A few of the cabins come with their own bathroom facilities. Pets and smoking are not allowed.
Facilities at Cama Beach State Park
On-site facilities include a small store that sells burgers and hotdogs and offers a small selection of souvenirs and groceries.
Fun Things to Do at Cama Beach State Park
There is a small playgrounds area, horseshoe pits, a community fire pit, and a boat building workshop. A network of hiking trails wind through the park.
Fun Things to Do Near Cama Beach State Park
You don’t have to venture far from Cama Beach State Park to find other activities and attractions.
On Camano Island you’ll find a nice selection of restaurants and art galleries. The island is also a great place for bird watching; loons, ducks, herons, bald eagles, and osprey are all common. An even greater variety of parks and attractions are available in nearby Skagit Valley and Whidbey Island.
Where is Cama Beach State Park
1880 SW Camano Drive
Camano Island, WA 98282
Advanced reservations are required.
Visit the Cama Beach Website