Park at the Mt. Finlayson/Jakle's Lagoon trailhead and enter a landscape composed of multiple ecosystems, all within a mile's walk. Discover why vegetation and animal species are so varied here, and why rocks as big as Volkswagens dot the hillsides.
San Juan National Historical Park provides a site about the occupation of San Juan Island with the American's at one camp and the British at the other. The site has a good illustration of the camp, the the hill in the background that is half covered with trees is actually Mt. Finlayson.
American Camp Attractions & Activities:
2005 San Juan Island National Historic Park Program Guide
Schedule of events, activities, programs and exhibits complete with photos.
Click here to view a San Juan Island Hiking page that includes info about both American/English Camp trails and attractions.
Further American Camp Info:
The Pig War
A Todd Mathews article about the occupation of San Juan Island and the feud that became of it.
The Pig War
(SanJuanSites.com) Provides a page about the San Juan Island pig war.
San Juan Island History:
San Juan History
San Juan Sites provides a page about the history of San Juan with info about the American and British feud.
Parks & Recreational Areas
Lakes and Beaches
Museums & Gardens
Places for Young Adults & Children
Towns on San Juan Island