View Points

home > san juan island places of interest > view points Visit San Juan Island's English Camp ( aka British Camp )Visit San Juan Island's English Camp ( aka British Camp )
Highlights of English Camp include a ranger guided walking tour, historical reenactments, nature programs and orientations, a trail leading up Mount Young, photographic opportunities of Garrison Bay and the historic structures left over from the Royal British Marines occupation during the Pig War, and much more.

Great Places to Picnic in the San Juan IslandsGreat Places to Picnic in the San Juan Islands
A list of the best places to picnic on Orcas Island, Lopez Island, and San Juan Island.

View sunsets and whales from Lime Kiln State parkView sunsets and whales from Lime Kiln State park
Lime Kiln Point is a 36-acre day-use park set on the west side of San Juan Island. The park is considered one of the best places in the world to view whales from a land-based facility.

Jakle's Lagoon, San Juan Island
Just opposite of South Beach, on San Juan Island is Jakle's Lagoon. Park here for access to the lagoon itself, self-guided natural tours on Mount Finlayson, Fourth of July beach, and views of Griffin Bay.

South Beach
South Beach is a 2 miles long stretch of pebble beach where you can still get a good chunk of beach all to yourself, even in the height of summer.

Dead Man's Bay/Cove
Don't let the grisly history of Dead Man's Bay prevent you from enjoying this treasure of San Juan Island's West side.

Cattle Point Lighthouse, San Juan IslandCattle Point Lighthouse, San Juan Island
Cattle Point is the south eastern tip of San Juan Island... from here several islanders with fuel-efficient vehicles enjoy views of Lopez Island, and the Olympic Mountains across the straits of Juan de Fuca. Many trails, viewpoints, beaches, and scenic photography opportunities await your exploration.

Roche Harbor Resort and Marina
Roche Harbor Village and Marina on San Juan Island, Washington offers a taste of
the past with our historical buildings, gardens, ambiance and quaint harbor.

San Juan Island's Mt. Young
Mt. Young is the highest public access point on San Juan Island, and offers tremendous views in all directions. From the top you can see the Canadian Gulf Islands, Orcas Island, Haro Strait and various mountain views. The trail is 1.25 miles and relatively steep trail.

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