Hikes on San Juan Island




American Camp Trails

Visitor Center/Ranger Station: Open All Year

September 2 – June 6

Thursday – Sunday

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

June 9 – September 1

Daily, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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(360) 378-2902

American Camp offers a variety of trail experiences. A 1.25 mile self-guided history foot trail, begins in the American Camp parking lot.– Jakle’s Lagoon Trail is 1.5 miles long. Great bird watching.

– Mt. Finlayson Trail is a 3 mile loop taking you to the top of Mt. Finlayson. Beautiful views of Mt. Baker, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic Mountains, and British Columbia.  Enjoy a few side trails to the Lagoons.

– The South Beach walk is 2 miles long. Great tide pooling during low tide.

English Camp Trails Visitor Center:

June 9 to September 2

Daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

National Park Service – English Camp

A part of San Juan Island National Historical Park.

– Bell Point Trail is a 1 mile loop with views of both Garrison and Westcott Bays.

– Young Hill Trail is 1.25 miles of steep trail, taking you to the top of Young Hill for a panoramic view of the island’s northeast corner. You will pass the English Camp cemetery which holds the remains of six Royal Marines.

Two self-guided walking tours. Guide brochures available at Friday Harbor Town Hall, 60 Second Street; San Juan Historical Museum, 405 Price Street; SJ Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 135 Spring Street.

 San Juan Island Audubon Society Bird Walks 


Monthly field trips with Audubon society members

 San Juan Island National Historic Park Self Guided Walks

P.O. Box 429

Friday Harbor, WA 98250 


 (360) 378-2240

(360) 378-2902

Maps & descriptions of self-guided walks on San Juan Island

San Juan Island Trails Committee


List of hiking and biking trails on San Juan Island.

San Juan Transit Hiking Information


San Juan Island hikes rated from easy to moderate/strenuous.

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