Patos Island Marine State Park

Patos Island Marine State Park is a 207-acre marine park with 20,000-feet of saltwater shoreline. The island is owned by the federal government and is administered by the Bureau of Land Management's Wenatchee Office. The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission operates a small campground facility at Active Cove near the west side of the island, maintains a 1.5 mile loop trail, and has two offshore mooring buoys.
  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. History
  5. Maps

Picnic & day-use facilities

There is no potable water or garbage service on Patos Island. Visitors must pack out what they pack in.


Water activities & features

  • Boating
  • Clamming
  • Crabbing
  • Diving
  • Saltwater fishing

Interpretive opportunities

Lighthouse tours are offered on most weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day (weather and tide permitting). Please call Sucia Island State Park at (360) 376-2073 for information and availability.

Additional information

  • A recreational license is required for fishing and shellfish harvesting at Washington state parks. For regulations, fishing season information, or to purchase a recreational license, visit the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.