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Best parks in San Juan County

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“Yeah, this is a must see. Moran State Park is the gem of Orcas Island. Hiking & bike trails, horseback riding, waterfalls, two lakes...and Mt. Constitution- the highest peak in the San Juan Islands. Drive up and admire the view then take a walk around Cascade lake. Swim in the summer. Play area for kids and plenty of picnic spots. Daily fee to park or use your Discover Pass.”
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State / Provincial Park
“Great whale watching site on land. Scenic. Historic lighthouse. Walking trails. ”
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Trail
“The hiking is great, and the views are fabulous. I love making a loop hike. Take a picture of the trail map at the parking lot, so you have an easy reference and guide.”
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“This short (approx 1/2 mile trail) leads out to cliffs that overlook tumultuous seas. (Not great for little children as there are no railings and a fall would be disastrous.) You can view sea lions and seals hauled out on the rocks and watch boats fight the current and whirlpools to make passage. Great place to pack a picnic (if you don't mind sitting on the ground) and watch the world go by. One note of caution....on occasion, locals have been known to sunbathe in the nude on the lower rocks. ”
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Campground
“Once you've visited the American Camp drive to the other side of the island and get the other part of the story. This is a great place to do some light hiking and learn some of the islands history.”
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“This small park with a long sand & gravel beach is perfect for collecting rocks and beach combing. There is a picnic table and it is next to a lagoon that is a migrational stop for birds. ”
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“Obstruction Pass State Park has a great (~1 mile) hike down to the soft gravel pocket beach where you can take in views of the Salish Sea and Obstruction Island and Blakely Island while ferries pass in the distance. A great place to pack a light picnic.”
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“If you aren't ferried out, you can actually take a small ferry from the north side of the island to this remote destination. I have never taken the ferry, but I have kayaked here and it's pretty neat. There are tons of seals, sea lions, and otters lounging around the shores. The seagull picture in the master bedroom was taken here. ”
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Playground
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“Another nice west side beach to walk on and a trail. A short ways south of this park on West Beach Rd, you can watch the high tide waves break wildly on the remains of some old house foundations.”
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“Great views, rugged landscape. Like the California coast, without the traffic.”
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“Gorgeous walk, hike, and view over ocean. My favorite beach, just off Higgs road before Brooks point. See my Book of island hikes located in your room for more locations.”
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