• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • 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.

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    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?

Capt. Lewis Cass Hunt

Capt. Lewis Cass Hunt, who squabbled with Capt. George E. Pickett over buildings on San Juan Island, was the brother of Henry Hunt, who commanded the Union artillery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Hunt's guns would largely decimate Pickett's division before they reached the Union lines.