Ebey's Landing Hike July 2010


A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010 This outlook is facing SE, and Admiralty Inlet is the waterway in front, with the Pacific Ocean to the right.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The hike starts by going up some steps to a ridge, then a couple of miles to the west.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Fran looks out from the bluff, with miniature lupine all around.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Looking back to the trailhead, where the road dips down to the beach.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The trail continues along the ridge, right up to the trees.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Sign describes the history and boundaries of this hike.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. This side trail to the east goes to Sunnyside Cemetery, but we will stay with the westbound ridge along the beach to do the loop to the lagoon and back along the beach.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The land to the east has lots of farms growing grain crops.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The lupine was all along the trail.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. This view to the west is Admiralty Inlet, leading to the Pacific Ocean.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Yellow blossums looked nice along with the lupine along the trail.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010, A first glimpse of the lagoon ahead.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010, Cargo ships and barge traffic are common sights along the Admiralty Inlet.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Perego's Lake, lagoon in the background, is longer than expected. The trail stays high on the ridge until beyond the lagoon.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Perego's lake, a lagoon. Fran BlackA nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Perego's lake, a lagoon. Ron BlackA nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. A mock Pirate ship going out through Admiralty Inlet.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The lagoon is in the foreground, and the Olympic Peninsula across the Admiralty Inlet.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The last pond of the lagoon group is where the trail will descend to the beach.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. We finally decided that this guy was an Osprey, which at long distance looked like a bald eagle with his white head.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. We finally decided that this guy was an Osprey, which at long distance looked like a bald eagle with his white head.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. We finally decided that this guy was an Osprey, which at long distance looked like a bald eagle with his white head.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The trail starts down to the beach, looking east.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. The trail switchbacks down from the ridge.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. A heron along the shoreline walk.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010. Barges are a common sight along this stretch of Admiralty Inlet.A nice walk at Ebey's Landing, Whidbey island, WA 07/13/2010<br />Fran went to the water's edge to wash, but it was hard to not get her feet wet too.

These images were taken with my Fuji S6000 "bridge" Camera.


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