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 »
Brief American and English Camps Visitor Center Closure
The American and English camps visitor centers will be closed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 27. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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 email@example.com.
Did You Know?
The English Camp barracks was originally used as the privates' mess until extended in 1867. During the restoration process in the early 1970's a pot of gold coins and currency was found in the attic. The treasure belonged to the Crook family, who settled on the site in 1875.