Visit Moran State Park
Moran State Park is the fourth largest State Park in Washington State. With miles of trails accommodating hikers, mountain bikers, and horses in some areas during particular seasons; many camp sites including beautiful lake side spots; and the tower on the top of Mt Constitution and the three mountain ranges visible from that vista, Moran State Park on Orcas Island is one of the San Juan Islands’ great treasures. Take a Washington State Ferry to the San Juan Islands and visit Moran State Park on Orcas Island today!
For transportation on Orcas Island and pick-ups at the Orcas Island Washington State Ferry landing call the Orcas Taxi at 360-376-8294.
The easiest way to get to Moran State Park on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands is via ferry boat from Anacortes,Washington. It is easier than ever to secure a spot on the ferry for your car during the peak summer months, but don’t forget to make the reservation! Show up at least 1 hour before the sailing to be sure you can make it through the line in time for the sailing. Bring a few snacks and a good book. Watch the ferry arrival and departure times to avoid any last minute itinerary changes–particularly from October to May when late night sailings are not an option.
By Car: Travel North on I-5 from Seattle (approx. 2 hours), and Take Exit 230 (Burlington/Anacortes). Go West on Highway 20 into Anacortes and Follow signs to the ferry terminal. Washington State Ferry Information Online Ferry Schedule. Recorded Ferry Schedule 1-800-84-Ferry (WA) or 1-206-464-6400 Orcas Island Ferry Terminal 360-376-6253
By Plane: Daily flights to and from Orcas Island and other San Juan Islands are available from Seattle. Flying off the water with Kenmore Air Seaplanes is fast, fun and scenic. Daily scheduled flights from downtown Seattle straight to Deer Harbor. Daily flights to Orcas Island from all the major destinations around the San Juan Islands are provided by San Juan Airlines. Facilities are also available for private planes. For more information, contact Eastsound Airport, operated by the Orcas Island Port Commission: 360-376-4176.
By Bus or Passenger Ferry: A number of commercial transportation companies operate tours in the San Juan Islands. For service from SeaTac airport and other predetermined pickup locations including Bellingham, Marysville and the Washington State Ferry terminal in Anacortes, contact Airporter Shuttle 866-235-5247.