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    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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    The American Camp visitor center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Wednesday-Sunday. The English Camp contact station is closed through May 31. Grounds at both units are open from dawn to 11 p.m. More »

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April 20, 2014
Seventh Graders Publish Bird Guide
Prepare for the BioBlitz at San Juan Island National Historical Park and enjoy birding with a local flavor by consulting Spring Street International School's field guide to birds, assembled by Sharon Massey's Seventh Grade middle school science class.

March 22, 2014
American Camp BioBlitz Scheduled May 3-4
San Juan Islanders and visitors throughout the region will have the opportunity to work along side scientists in tallying the flora and fauna of American during the park's first BioBlitz scheduled from noon to noon, Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4.

March 22, 2014
2014 Summer Program Schedule
From black powder demonstrations to weaving with natural fibers, ranger guided walks, art workshops, special Climate Change programming, period music and dancing, the park’s 2014 Summer Program Guide offers one of the most diverse and exciting summers in park history.

Did You Know?


Orca whales are far and away the biggest attraction in the San Juan Islands and most especially on San Juan Island's western shore, from Lime Kiln Point State Park to American Camp. More...