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San Juan Island
San Juan Island offers the most organized and developed visitor facilities, as well as the town and historic port of Friday Harbor. To view information on San Juan Island trails and bicycle routes, click here.
San Juan Island 
		County Parks

San Juan Island Day Parks

For driving directions go to Frequently Asked Questions
Day Use Only Reuben Tarte County Park*
*Remote parking. No fires, trailers.
Day Use and Camping San Juan County Park
(overnight camping, too)
Day Use Only Turn Point County Park
Day Use Only Eagle Cove County Park

Camping

San Juan County Park is open for day use and overnight camping on San Juan Island. Reservations for Summer camping (May - September) are strongly recommended at this popular campground. See Camping for information on making reservations. This beautiful park, located on the west side of San Juan Island, includes rocky bluffs and gravel beaches that overlook Haro Strait with views to the Straits of San Juan de Fuca and Vancouver Island. Most sites have water views across an open meadow surrounded by trees. Park amenities include water, flush toilets, small picnic shelter, picnic tables, beach and boat launch. Click here to read about the park's "colorful, rich" history. (Adobe® Acrobat® file). Special consideration for walk-in Site #18 at San Juan County Park: Only two passenger vehicles are allowed to park near the entrance to the campsite-- NO campers, camper vans, RV's, or trailers of any type will be allowed if you are using site #18; please select a site designated for RV's. As a safety item, vehicles must be parked at least five feet (5') from the edge of the park road. Click here to view photos of the site parking area and entrance to tent area.
San Juan Park campsites

San Juan County Park Features

Orcas (Killer Whales) often swim past during the summer
Gravel beach, boat ramp
12 acres, 20 campsites
Hiker/Biker/Kayaker camp area
Group Camp
Part of the Cascadia Marine Trail system
Picnic tables, fire rings, firewood (extra charge)
Water, flush toilets
Small picnic shelter
Located on the west side of the island, equidistant from Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor

San Juan Park Map

Click here to see a campground map.

Click here to see brief descriptions of the campsites.

Fee Schedule

The park is open year 'round with reduced fees and services during winter (November 1-March 31), when all sites are on a first-come, first-served basis only. 
Overnight Camping
(fees are for November 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014)

Click Here for Summer Camping Rates (PDF)
Campsites Campsites maximum 8 people/site* Price/night
Campsites #2-20 up to 4 people/1 vehicle $25.00
  extra child (5-11 years) $3.00/each
  extra adult (12+ years) $5.00/each
  extra vehicle (max. 2 vehicles/site) $16.00
Hiker/Biker/Kayaker site (rates are per person) up to 20 people/NO vehicles $8.00 12+ years;
$3.00 5-11 years
Hiker/Biker/Kayaker site with vehicle Non-reservable, available only after 7 pm, 4 people/1 vehicle maximum $60.00
*extra charges apply All prices valid thru March 31, 2014, and are subject to change without notice. Other rates and charges apply to Group Camp, Commercial Users, & Day Use Events.
Party ice is now available for sale at the park. You bring the cooler, we've got the ice! (seasonally available) we've got the ice! (seasonally available)
Reservations are strongly recommended for summer camping.

Reservations accepted only between 5 and 90 days in advance of stay.

Reservations require full campsite payment plus a $7.00  non-refundable reservation fee by Visa or MasterCard for each campsite reserved.

RESERVATION PAYMENTS AND FEES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE AND ARE, AT MOST, ONLY PARTIALLY REFUNDABLE.

Do you have more questions? Visit Camping or FAQ!
Ron's Sunset

In memory of Ron Abbott ~ May 30, 1950-July 8, 2006
(photo courtesy of David Neiwert)