Possession Beach Waterfront Park

COVID-19 Response Measures

In conjunction with the opening of Washington State Parks and the lifting of fishing restrictions by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Possession Beach Waterfront Park and Boat Ramp re-opened on Tuesday morning, May 5.  Visitors should continue to practice social distancing when recreating outdoors and using the boat ramp.  The public restrooms will remain closed due to the limited availability of expendable supplies; portable toilets are available at this location and visitors should plan to bring their own hand sanitizer and toilet paper.  Boarding Floats are installed at the Boat Ramp.

Hours of Operation

Dawn to Dusk

Available Services & Facilities

  • Accessible Parking
  • Restrooms – CLOSED
  • Boat Ramp
  • Beach Access
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trail

Arrival/Departure Procedures

The boat ramp is unmonitored. The facility is not a port of entry. No notification is required. Park gates close at sunset. Overnight parking is available for a fee, and camping is prohibited.

Minimum Tide Recommended for Launching

0.0’  [Boarding floats end at about a 0.0’ tide, so a +3.0’ tide is best to use floats.]

Dorothy Cleveland Trail

This short hike is fun and challenging with a lot of switchbacks.

Contact Information

Overnight Parking

Overnight parking is available at Possession Beach Waterfront Park. Permits may be purchased at the kiosk in the Park for $10 per night. The Park is open from dawn to dusk and vehicles may be accessed only when the Park is open. The Port accepts cash and checks (payable to “Port of South Whidbey”).  Credit cards payments are accepted at the Port office in Freeland (in person only).

Helpful Links

Boat Launch Live Video Stream

*Refreshes every 10 seconds

Location and Directions