American Camp

The sun setting behind a white pickett fence.
American Camp is located on the southern tip of San Juan Island. American soliders lived at American Camp during the peaceful 12-year joint British/U.S. occupation of San Juan Island.

Today, you can visit sites from the 1800s including the parade ground, laundress quarters, and officers quarters.

Learn more about the history of American Camp.
American Camp Visitor Center
Phone: (360) 378-2240, ext. 2226
Address: 4668 Cattle Point Rd., Friday Harbor, WA 98250

The main park visitor center has exhibits, park film, a bookstore, and rangers on hand to answer questions. Ranger programs are available during the main visitor season from June to September.

Last updated: March 30, 2021

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 429
Friday Harbor , WA 98250


360 378-2240

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