• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • American and English Camps Visitor Centers Open Labor Day

    The American and English camps visitor centers will be open on the Labor Day holiday, September 1. Call 360-378-2240, ext. 2226 or 360-378-4409 for information.

  • English Camp Visitor Contact Station on Winter Schedule

    The English Camp visitor contact station in the Royal Marine Barracks is closed for the season, starting September 2. Grounds are open daily from dawn to 11 p.m.

  • American Camp Visitor Center on Winter Schedule

    The American Camp visitor center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from September 2 to June 6, 2015. Grounds remain open daily from dawn to 11 p.m. Telephone 360-378-2240, ext. 2227 or 2226 for information. More »

Park Statistics

Designations:
San Juan Island National Historical Park - September 9, 1966.

Acreage:
Gross area acreage for FY 2010: 2,064.

Visitation:

Fiscal Year



Recreational

Non-Recreational




Total Visits



% Change

2009

274,642

0

274,642

7.50%

2008

255,492

0

255,492

-6.90%

2007

274,418

0

274,418

7.29%

2006

255,772

0

255,772

2.79%

2005

248,831

0

248,831

-5.66%

2004

263,757

0

263,757

7.91%

2003

244,418

0

244,418

-11.45%

2002

276,023

0

276,023

0.73%

2001

274,034

0

274,034

3.25%

2000

265,421

0

265,421

-1.95%

1999

270,698

0

270,698

8.03%

1998

250,585

0

250,585

10.87%

1997

226,007

0

226,007

-0.45%

1996

227,030

0

227,030

11.80%

1995

203,066

0

203,066























Did You Know?

island marble butterfly

The island marble butterfly was once thought extinct until it was spotted on the American Camp prairie in 1998. The park, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service actively monitors the butterfly. More...