Things To Do

Attend a Ranger Program at American Camp or English Camp. Our Rangers are eager to share the stories of these special places with you!

Time travel. Come to a re-enactment at English Camp on any Saturday during the summer, squint and you might believe it's 1861.

Five older white people sit and stand around a picnic table and bench

Have a Picnic

There are no restaurants in the park, so if you want to eat you have to bring your own food.

Gray sand beach with lots of large driftwood logs. A group of people are sitting on some of the logs

Visit a Beach

San Juan Island has several beaches for visitors to enjoy.

Dorsal fin and part of the back of an orca whale. The water is gray

Observe Animals Safely

San Juan Island has a plethora of wild animals to view from a safe distance

Rock covered in green seaweed, algae, barnacles, mussels, and anemones

Tide Pool

Tide pooling is a fun way to get to know the sea life surrounding San Juan Island

Man taking a selfie on a bike, wearing a bike helmet and sunglasses


Bicycling is one of the most rewarding ways to see San Juan Island

View of person's back while kayaking


Many people come to San Juan Island seeking the adventure of exploring the area by boat

A grassy trail on a foggy day. There are trees and a building in the back


There are many hiking trails in and around San Juan Island National Historic Park

A rainbow goes over a gray sand beach with lots of wood on it. The sky is gray with clouds

Take in the Views

With its hills and shorelines, great views aren’t hard to come by on San Juan Island

A man is squatting down to pick up shellfish from a rocky shore. He is wearing a baseball hat


There are many foraging opportunities on San Juan Island

Last updated: July 20, 2022

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P.O. Box 429
Friday Harbor , WA 98250


360 378-2240

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