Know Your Island Walk, July 22

2015-07-25 13.16.41Roche Harbor Trails: Volunteer trail builder, Mike Buettell, will lead us on a hike through the extensive trail system next to the Roche Harbor Resort. Mike and his group of volunteers are proud of the trail building and maintenance and you will want to return and explore on your own.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 1-4pm. Meet and park at the intersection of Roche Harbor Rd. and West Valley Rd.

Distance: 3.5 miles
Rating: Moderate, uneven terrain on trails
Dogs on leashes welcome

Know Your Island Walk, June 24

This month’s Know Your Island Walk is the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories. Last year we got a little side tracked so this year we are determined to make it to the end of the trail! Walk will be … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, May 27

Cemetary walkLocal historian Boyd Pratt and Robin Jacobson of the San Juan Historical Society & Museum will lead a walk along the Airport Trail, up Cattle Point Road and Madden Lane, and then onto the St. Francis and Valley Cemeteries for a trip back in history. (Robin will meet us at St. Francis Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. for those who aren’t walking). We will visit the grave sites of notable San Juan Island pioneer families. This will be an easy walk and dogs on a leash are welcome.

Saturday, May 27 from 1-4pm. Meet and Park at the Skagit Valley College Parking Lot.

Distance: 3 miles
Rating: Easy, level terrain
Dogs on leashes welcome

Know Your Island Walk, April 22

Correction: Meet at the Fairgrounds. Friday Harbor pathways: Meet Tim Dustrude; town resident, Photographer and Editor. He will lead us  through some of the neighborhood foot paths in downtown Friday Harbor. Tim walks whenever he can and will tell us about … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, March 25

A million-mile walk: Join National Parks Education Specialist, Raena Parsons, on a journey millions of years into the past at American Camp. We will investigate the geologic forces that shaped San Juan Island, demonstrate plate tectonics (with cookies–yum!), and discuss … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, Feb 25

madronaJoin Mike Vouri on a walk that encompasses several trails and stories, from the First Nations and American Indians, to the Royal Marines and U.S. and British settlers…with a little nature too.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 1pm… Meet at the English Camp parking lot

Distance: 3 miles
Rating: Easy, level terrain
Dogs on leash welcome

Know Your Island Walk, Jan 28

First walk of the year will be at Rueben Tarte County Park. The walk is short and all uphill on the way back. We will share stories about who Rueben Tarte was. Bring your sketch book and we will see … Continue reading →