• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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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?

Belle Vue Sheep Farm in 1859

Belle Vue Sheep Farm, founded in 1853 on San Juan Island, was a classic HBC sheep station with two rows of tidy log houses, heavy-duty fencing for sheep pens and an English-style, double-bay barn. Its establishment created tensions that nearly brought war with the United States. More...