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    Top Spots in and near San Juan Island

    • Olga, Washington

      Hike to the Mount Constitution Summit

      5.0
      7 mi / 1500 ft gain
      This 7 mile round-trip hike takes you to the mountain's summit. From here you'll be able to take in an amazing view. During the hike, you'll head around the left side of Mountain Lake, and then continue on to Twin Lakes, before starting your jaunt to the top of Mt. Constitution. The hike around ...
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    • Blakely Island, Washington

      Hike and Camp at James Island

      If you're looking for a weekend camping getaway to a small San Juan Island and you have a boat of substantial size or experience sea kayaking, this is the adventure for you!Launch your boat from Washington Park in Anacortes and cruise or sea kayak across Rosario Straight to James Island. There i...
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    • Lopez Island, Washington

      Watmough Bay Trail

      4.0
      1.59 mi / 453 ft gain
      The Watmough Bay Trail on Lopez Island, Washington, is a moderate-level hiking trail that stretches for approximately 1.59 miles. The trail is known for its unique natural features, including a prominent cliff face, a pebble beach, and a protected bay. The trail is relatively flat, making it acce...
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    • Pender Island, British Columbia

      Bike Ride on South Pender Island

      4 mi
      Poets Cove Resort & Spa has hourly bike rentals available, nice for folks staying on their boats in the marina who likely don't have room for bikes. Starting from the bottom of the hill in the harbour, bike about 3 KM along Gowland Point Rd and end at the beach, a solid spot to cool down and ...
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    • Victoria, British Columbia

      Paddle Victoria Harbour's Waterways

      Victoria Harbor located on the southwestern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia is the southernmost port in Canada. Enjoying a moderate climate year round, one will quickly see why it is also known as Canada's busiest port. Pleasure boats, water taxis, large car and passenger ferries, tugbo...
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    • Eastsound, Washington

      Kayak Sucia Island

      It may be daunting to figure out how to kayak in the San Juan Islands.If you're a beginner/intermediate kayaker, this is the trip for you.First, you'll want to plan ahead and reserve a kayak for Sucia Island. We used Outer Island Expeditions which was nice because they make it pretty easy for you...
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    • Victoria, British Columbia

      Bike along the Galloping Goose Trail

      34 mi
      The Galloping Goose Regional Trail connects downtown Victoria, Canada to the former town of Leechtown. Part of the Trans Canada Trail (which traverses the entire country) the Galloping Goose follows the path of the former Canadian National Railway passing through the communities of Sooke, Metchos...
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    • Victoria, British Columbia

      Beacon Hill Park

      5.0
      Beacon Hill Park is the jewel of Victoria's crown. Spanning 200 acres and connecting Downtown to the ocean alongside Dallas Road, Beacon Hill Park is one of the highlights of visiting the Capitol city on Vancouver Islands southern tip. Every corner of the park features unique flora, fauna and p...
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    • Victoria, British Columbia

      Freedive or Snorkel Ogden Point

      Accessible from downtown Victoria, The Breakwater at Ogden Point makes a fun, easy-access shore-dive. I've been freediving here a couple times now and have loved it each time. You can access the granite stepping blocks by a staircase on the left side (if you're facing the water) of The Breakwater...
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    • Victoria, British Columbia

      Hike around Thetis Lake

      4.5
      1.9 mi / 196.9 ft gain
      Take Highway 1 west from Victoria. Turn onto Exit 10 (View Royal/Colwood) and continue on the Island Highway. Turn right at Six Mile Road, which leads straight to Thetis Lake Regional Park.Note that this park is also accessible by bike via the Galloping Goose Trail.With minimal elevation (~60m) a...
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    • Victoria, British Columbia

      Hike to Jocelyn Hill

      4.0
      5.75 mi / 1499 ft gain
      Gowlland Tod is a beautiful park, running along the Finlayson Arm fjord. Jocelyn hill is in the middle of the park, and can be accessed from the Caleb Pike access at the South end (along the Ridge trail) or from the McKenzie Bight access at the North end (along the Timberman trail). With planning...
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    • Anacortes, Washington

      Hike Sares Head

      2.1 mi / 440 ft gain
      Starting at the parking area, there is a roughly 2 mile hike through the woods. Depending on which route you take, you will suddenly end up at one of many incredible view points looking West at the Olympic Mountains, open ocean, and the San Juan Islands. In some areas you will be about 150 feet a...
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    • Anacortes, Washington

      Pacific NW Trail in Deception Pass State Park

      5.0
      2.12 mi / 259 ft gain
      Starting from the Rosario Beach parking lot, the trail heads out past a large recreation area for families and into a wooded area leading up to Rosario Head.  At this point in the trail there are beaches on either side that provide a great opportunity to explore some tidal pools. If you choose to...
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    • Anacortes, Washington

      Hike to the Summit of Mt. Erie

      4.0
      5 mi / 900 ft gain
      To start this hike, jump on trail 215 for a short distance of about a 1/4 mile. From here, continue until you cross trail 320 and head left onto it. Stay on 320 until you come across trail 230.Take 230 uphill (resembles an old fire road) toward the ravine just above a creek. From here, head onto ...
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    • Oak Harbor, Washington

      Camp & Hike at the Deception Pass Headlands

      5.0
      5 mi
      THE TRAIL: On the north side of the bridge, you'll come across Rosario Rd. Take this down to the Bowman Bay parking lot and your trailhead begins here. Take a moment to walk out on the fishing pier or watch what people are catching before you continue south on the trail towards Lottie Bay/Lightho...
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    • Anacortes, Washington

      Kayak Camp on Cypress Island

      16 mi
      We set out from the town of Anacortes, WA from Seafarers Memorial Park with a group of 6 people. Two in single kayaks and four in two tandem kayaks. After setting out into the water, keep to the west of Guemes island and follow the shoreline for a shorter trip or follow the east side for a longer...
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