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 →

Know Your Island Walk, Sat. March 26

This month’s Know Your Island Walk is a tour of the facilities and grounds of the University of Washington Marine Laboratories led by Michelle Herko and will include exploring the forest trail system. Saturday, March 26, 1:00-4:00 pm. Meet at the Labs … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, Sat. Feb 27

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Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service with a hike up Mt. Finlayson. Last month we explored the original road on the island and this month we will get a good look at the newest road. Saturday, February … Continue reading →

Know your Islanders Talk, Feb. 1st

Two Islanders and their sons take on Olympic National Park Eric Adelberger and his son Kurt, and Val Veirs and his son Scott, hiked 50 miles or so in Olympic National Park. They backpacked from Hurricane Ridge (down and up … Continue reading →