San Juan County

San Juan County
San Juan Island County, Washington State is the political distinction for a the cluster of islands in Puget Sound.

San Juan Island

San Juan Island If it's orcas--those black-and-white sea pandas, that you want to see--head to San Juan Island. From May through September, close to 90 of these wonderful creatures ply the waters of Haro Strait, on the island's westside. There, Lime Kiln Point State Park offers opportunities galore to observe the whales of J, K and L pod in their spy-hopping,...

Shaw Island

There's quiet and then there's Shaw Island. With only one commerical operation--a general store. Shaw is the place to go if the word "relax" is written at the top of your things-to-do list.

Orcas Island

Orcas Island With the most diverse landscape of all the San Juan Islands, Orcas Island offers the best recreational opportunities in the San Juan Islands. Moran State Park, one of Washington's largest, is a mecca for hikers, bikers, campers, trail runners and outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. The view from the top of Mount Constitution, the islands' highest...

Lopez Island

Lopez Island Laid-back Lopez Island is the San Juan Islands kind-of island. It's kind of like Orcas Island in that it has a small village yet it's kind of like Shaw Island in that it offers big-time opportunities for peace and quiet.

Cypress Island

Fifth in size in the San Juan Islands, Cypress is also one of the least populated. With the majority of the island protected as a state Natural Resources Conservation Area, it is also one of the wildest. A network of hiker-only trails interlaces this forested island of mountain lakes, grassy balds, and isolated coves. Surrounded by rocky...
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