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    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • Sidney, BC--Friday Harbor Ferry Cancelled

    All international departures from Anacortes, Friday Harbor and Sidney, B.C., will be canceled on Thursday, 7/31 and Friday, 8/1 because of a vessel breakdown. The affected westbound departures are Anacortes 8:25 a.m. and 2:50 p.m., and Friday Harbor 9:45. More »

  • Lopez Ferry Run from Anacortes Cancelled Friday

    On Friday, 8/1, the 6:15 a.m. departure from Anacortes to Lopez and the 7:15 a.m. departure from Lopez to Anacortes are canceled due to vessel repositioning throughout the system. More »

  • 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 »

Indoor Activities

American Camp Visitor Center

 
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The American Camp Visitor Center, located on Cattle Point Road six miles south of Friday Harbor, is open daily year round. Highlights include four cases of artifacts from the park's collections,a research library (by appointment)and a Treaty of Oregon display. A full selection of books and gifts als
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English Camp Barracks

 
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The Royal Marine Barracks, built as a privates' mess in 1860 and converted to a barracks in 1867, serves as a visitor contact station during the summer season. Features include a laser disc slide show, "then and now" photography exhibit and book and gift sales. The barracks also serves as a venue fo
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Did You Know?

orca

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...