There is a significant wake effect on the boarding floats at Possession Beach Waterfront Park from large vessels transiting the area. Please be aware of this hazard when on the floats.
Seasonal Float Launch
The floats have been launched for the 2021 boating season at Possession Beach Waterfront Park. Enjoy!
COVID-19 Response Measures Rescinded effective June 30
Open to the public; restrooms are open (visitors are also encouraged to bring their own sanitizer and toilet paper as supplies are limited).
Hours of Operation
Dawn to Dusk
Available Services & Facilities
- Accessible Parking
- Boat Ramp
- Beach Access
- Picnic Tables
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.
Overnight parking is available at Possession Beach Waterfront Park for unoccupied vehicles and boat trailers. 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).