Admiralty Head Lighthouse Links Page
Here you'll find links to a wide range of online resources relating to Whidbey Island's State Parks and other public lands, local visitor info, lighthouse-related websites, and more. If you find a broken link on this page, or if you know of an online resource that should be included here, please let us know.
Links to Local & Regional Resources
Local Parks & Public Lands
Public lands on Whidbey Island: camping, hiking, nature, history, and more:
Fort Casey State Park
Fort Ebey State Park
Joseph Whidbey State Park
Deception Pass State Park
South Whidbey State Park
Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve
Along with Fort Casey, these forts (now State Parks) on the western shore of Admiralty Inlet formed the "Triangle of Fire":
Fort Flagler State Park
Fort Worden State Park
Washington State Parks Home Page
Local Links & Tourist Info
General Coupeville and Central Whidbey Island resources:
ComeToCoupeville - The #1 online guide to shopping, dining, and activities in historic Coupeville and the central Whidbey Island area.
Central Whidbey Chamber of Commerce
Island County Home Page
Whidbey Island Visitor's Guide & Directory
Official Whidbey & Camano Islands website
Camp Casey Conference Center - a wide range of facilities adjacent to Fort Casey State Park. Operated by Seattle Pacific University.
Things to do and see in the Central Whidbey Island area:
Island County Historical Museum, Coupeville
Coupeville Arts Center
Greenbank Farm, Greenbank
Whidbey Island Tours
Coupeville's historic Sunnyside Cemetery
Bayleaf Fine Wines and Imported Foods, Coupeville
Guides to lodging in the Coupeville area - B&B's, inns, cottages and cabins:
Fort Casey Inn - Rent a Victorian home in the former officers' housing area of Fort Casey - within walking distance of the lighthouse!
Other Island County WSU Sites
Island County WSU Home
WSU Island County Beach Watchers - With offices at Admiralty Head Lighthouse.
Island County Shore Stewards
WSU Island County Waste Wise Program -With offices at Admiralty Head Lighthouse.
Whidbey Island Weather
Click the weather sticker below for a full weather report from Weather Underground.
Links to Other Resources of Interest
Washington State Lighthouse index from lighthousefriends.com
Washington State Lighthouse index from The Lighthouse People
American Lighthouse Foundation - a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to the preservation of lighthouse, lightship and lifesaving station artifacts and documents.
The Lighthouse Digest - includes the most comprehensive online lighthouse database anywhere
The National Parks Service's Lighthouse Heritage pages - The US Government's online lighthouse database and info center - if you're looking to buy a lighthouse, check here first!
The National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 - important legislation for the preservation and restoration of this vital facet of America's maritime heritage
Washington State Ferry routes & schedules to and from Whidbey Island:
Port Townsend-Keystone Route.
Online maps of the Admiralty Head Lighthouse/Fort Casey area:
Zoomable 1:25,000 scale topographical map from TopoZone
Zoomable roadmap-type map from MapQuest
One-meter resolution aerial photo of the lighthouse from MSN TerraServer (the lighthouse is near the center of the image. Use the TerraServer tools to zoom out or switch to a topo map view).
Links to more interesting stuff...
Cool virtual-reality panorama of the lighthouse! (requires QuickTime plugin)