Park on Winter Schedule
The American Camp Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day, re-opening Friday. Winter hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. The English Camp Visitor Center is closed for the winter. Grounds at both units are open from dawn to 11 p.m. daily. More »
Fees & Reservations
English and American camps do not have entrance fees. Reservations are taken for weddings, picnics, and other group activies. For permit applications, please click on the above link. Nor do we sell passes at our site. We provide the following information about recreation passes for our visitors who frequent National Parks and other federal lands that do charge fees.
The NPS is an important participant in the new Interagency Pass Program which was created by the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act and authorized by Congress in December 2004. Participating agencies include the National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. The WASO Fee Management Program is coordinating NPS efforts to launch the interagency pass series collectively known as the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass and is responsible for getting information to the field to promote this exciting new program.
The four passes in the interagency program are:
Did You Know?
Many of San Juan Island's roads trace sheep runs cut by Hudson's Bay Company workers. They were led, in part, by Fort Victoria Chief Factor and colonial Gov. James Douglas, from 1853 to 1859. Many of the workers were Cowichan Indians from Vancouver Island.