• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • Sidney, BC--Friday Harbor Ferry Cancelled

    All international departures from Anacortes, Friday Harbor and Sidney, B.C., will be canceled on Thursday, 7/31 and Friday, 8/1 because of a vessel breakdown. The affected westbound departures are Anacortes 8:25 a.m. and 2:50 p.m., and Friday Harbor 9:45. More »

  • Lopez Ferry Run from Anacortes Cancelled Friday

    On Friday, 8/1, the 6:15 a.m. departure from Anacortes to Lopez and the 7:15 a.m. departure from Lopez to Anacortes are canceled due to vessel repositioning throughout the system. More »

  • English Camp Visitor Contact Station on Summer Schedule

    The English Camp visitor contact station in the Royal Marine Barracks is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily through September 1. Grounds are open daily from dawn to 11 p.m.

  • American Camp Visitor Center on Summer Schedule

    The American Camp visitor center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through September 1. Grounds remain open daily from dawn to 11 p.m 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?

Did You Know?

James Alden, commander of the USCS Steamer Active, carried dispatches during the Pig War crisis. During the Battle of Mobile Bay he led the Union fleet into the harbor until stalled by Confederate mines. That's when Admiral David G. Farragut shouted "Damn the torpedoes..."