• American Camp parade ground looking west

    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 »


San Juan Island NHP map and guide
San Juan Island National Historical Park's map and guide is available at the American Camp and English Camp bulletin boards year around. Click on the image for maps of both sites. For historical text visit our "Pig War" page under the "Stories"  section of the "History & Culture" menu.
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2013 SAJH_Newspaper_Section_Cover

The 2013-2014 Guide to American and English Camps provides the latest information on park maps and trail descriptions, 2013 Summer Program Guide and park projects.

Mike Vouri

San Juan Island National Historical Park offers several publications that provide information about the natural and cultural history of park landscapes and structures. A few are available online. To view a publication, please click on one of the links below or on a highlight in the far right column.

To receive a free, printed copy of the full-color park brochure by mail, please contact the Visitor Center Information Desk at 360-378-2240, ext. 2233 or e-mail. Printed copies of other park publications are available for $1 apiece.

Wildflower Guide

San Juan Island NHP Bird Checklist

Jakle's Lagoon Nature Walk

2012-2013 Guide to American and English Camps

Junior Ranger Workbook

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

First Lieutenant James W. Forsyth was Capt. George E. Pickett's second in command on San Juan Island. Forsyth would become a brigadier general in the Civil War and go on to command the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek in 1890.