For those in an island getaway mood, there is so much to do on Camano Island. Small county parks at Utsalady Bay and Cavalero Beach offer boaters convenient launch sites. At beautiful Camano Island State Park, Sunday afternoon strollers will find easy beach access. Also provided are picnic shelters, campsites, beach combing and boat launch…plus breathtaking views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains across yachtsmen’s popular waterway, Saratoga Passage. Cama Beach State Park, a restored 1930's fishing resort with year-round cabin rentals, offers a unique chance to step back to a time before televisions and computers and enjoy nature pure & simple.
The unique appeal of Camano Island is that it offers visitors a real-life island experience — without the hype. Don't expect trendy tourist traps. There are a few restaurants, a handful of country-style grocery stores, bed and breakfast facilities, and intriguing fine art galleries to serve the elite few who have discovered Camano Island.
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