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 »
Cattle Point Road DEIS Now Available
Contact: Peter Dederich, (360) 378-2240
The Draft Environmental Impact Status (DEIS) for the proposed Cattle Point Road realignment at American Camp is scheduled to be released for public review and comment on Friday, September 3, announced Peter Dederich, San Juan Island National Historical park superintendent.
The agencies will accept comments from the public and agencies interested in the proposed project during a 60-day public review and comment period which begins September 3. A public open house will be scheduled during the comment period, the date and location to be announced separately. Watch for the announcement in the local newspaper and on the project websites.
Comments will be considered and evaluated by the agencies and incorporated into a Final EIS, which will be prepared prior to making a final decision on the project.
The Cattle Point Road Realignment DEIS is available to view or download at www.wfl.fhwa.dot.gov/projects/wa/cattlepoint/ or http://parkplanning.nps.gov/parkHome.cfm?parkID=340. A print copy or CD of the DEIS may be requested by e-mailing the Department of Transportation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did You Know?
Capt. Geoffrey Phipps Hornby of HMS Tribune refused Governor James Douglas’s orders to land Royal Marines on San Juan Island realizing that his opposite, Capt. George Pickett, would open fire. The policy of the Royal Navy was only to fire if fired upon. More...