Plan Your Visit

Photo of two visitors with hiking sticks in front of a bronze statue of a pig with potato in its mouth
Park volunteers who help clean our beach pose with Kaiser Wil-ham, the statue of the pig whose naughty activities led to the San Juan Island Boundary Conflict at our American Camp Unit.
A visit to the park can be quick or long, depending on what you want to see and your time constraints. If time permits, you could take a longer hike, participate in a Junior Ranger program, attend a living history program, forage in our historic orchards, or attend a ranger-led program to learn more about these special places. Guided walks and tours regularly occur at both American Camp and English Camp.

Pre-trip planning is important to make the most of your visit. Most of the basic information you will need is available on this website. Below are a few links to some of the more often sought information
Three visitors stand outside of the new visitors center. Educational signs in the background
Basic Information

Operating hours and seasons, weather, and visitor centers.

Washington State ferry at Friday Harbor ferry terminal.
Directions and Transportation

Learn how to get here.

Reenactors helping themselves to a buffet of historically accurate foods.
Eating and Sleeping

Learn more about lodging, camping, and restaurants.

Reenactors on parade grounds at dusk.
Things To Do

From hiking to history, San Juan Island National Historical Park has something for everyone.

Park entrance road covered in snow.

Prepare yourself to safely enjoy San Juan Island National Historical Park.

Park ranger leading a hike with visitors.

General information about accessibility in San Juan Island National Historical Park.

Last updated: March 1, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 429
Friday Harbor, WA 98250


360 378-2240

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