Peace Over War San Juan Island is well known for splendid vistas, saltwater shore, quiet woodlands, orca whales and one of the last remaining native prairies in the Puget Sound/Northern Straits region. But it was also here in 1859 that the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over possession of the island, the crisis ignited by the death of a pig.

Great views and easy hike. The road sign is Jackle's Lagoon.

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23 days ago

Beautiful views and a peaceful walk.

Fun place to watch marine life in action.

Easy hike. Beautiful views

11 months ago

Monday, September 05, 2016

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Very nice short walk, with great view as a payoff. Definitely take some time to enjoy this gorgeous coast.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 04, 2016

Really nice hike

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Reef Sanctuary on the west side of the island, where a short 10-minute walk through a forest will lead to a rocky shoreline where you’ll get views over the water and I saw a seal (and perhaps sea lion or otter), just be sure to follow the path around to the left.

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Monday, May 30, 2016