American Camp Trail workparty

Another segment of the American Camp Trail is becoming reality! New owners of the property just south of Fairway drive have donated a trail easement. There are nine private properties along the (Friday Harbor to) American Camp Trail, and this is the sixth to give a trail easement. Doug McCutchen from the San Juan County Land Bank said, “Last Friday Aug 19th we took advantage of a Student Conservation Association crew we are currently hosting and got a start on construction.” The crew was back at it this Friday along with members of the Trails Committee.


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Know Your Island Walk, August 27

Creatures from the three Lagoons: Join Bill Severson, member of the Trails committee, on a walk between American Camp’s three lagoons: Old Town, Jakle’s, and Third Lagoon. Explore these fascinating ecosystems and the flora, fauna and history that make them … Continue reading →

Visit from Lopez Trails

Trail group from Lopez enjoy a wet Saturday on Mt Grant.

Trail group from Lopez enjoys a wet Saturday on Mt Grant.

Back row: Dick Coffey, Nick Aldrich, Jeanne Aldrich, Mike Moore, Kirm Taylor, Mike Methe
Front row: Theresa Simendinger, Maureen Jones, Leslie Methe, Gus-Gus

National Trails Day — Hike Young Hill!


June 4th is National Trails Day, a Saturday to celebrate being outdoors on a trail. The American Hiking Society started this annual celebration to honor the many ways trails connect Americans to the land and to each other. Whether one … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, May 21

Join Harbormaster Tami Hayes on a tour of the Marina with the new dock improvements. Then we will see up close the new construction along the waterfront with new restaurant and shops rising from the ashes of the terrible fire … Continue reading →

Know your Island Walk, April 23


Spring is in bloom and it’s a perfect time to enjoy the wildflowers of Mt. Grant with San Juan Preservation Trust’s Kathleen Foley. She will lead us on a hike up the mountain pointing out the flowers and will also … Continue reading →