• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • 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.


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?

The prairie at American Camp is one of the last remaining natural prairies in the Strait of Juan de Fuca/Puget Sound region. The park is currently involved in restoration, which includes controlling non-native species such as the European rabbit.