Know Your Island Walk, Sat. Sept. 26

Meet Jerald Weaver, acting Superintendent of San Juan Island  National Historical Park, to walk at Mitchell Hill through cedar groves, Garry Oak woodland, and mossy balds. Hear about park plans for this area. Meet at English Camp main parking lot … Continue reading →

Discovering Our Island History

Discovering Our Island History

The public is invited to attend a presentation by the 2015 Burke Museum Roche Harbor Homestead Field School participants on Monday, August 24th, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the San Juan Island Library meeting room. For the past week, 12 … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, Sat. Aug. 22

Westcott KYI Walk

Know Your Island Walk, Sat. Aug. 22, 2015, 1-4pm:  Westcott Bay Trail:  Meet Lee Taylor, superintendent of San Juan Island National Historical Park, and learn about this recent addition to the park.  Meet and park at English Camp in the … Continue reading →

Mount Grant matching gift

Map of Mt. Grant Preserve

The San Juan Preservation Trust is attempting to raise $2,700,000 to purchase Mount Grant for public use and enjoyment. The Land Bank has already contributed $1,500,000 toward this purchase. The extraordinary property is open to hikers, bikers, and equestrians every … Continue reading →

Know Your Island Walk, July 25


Meet Mike Buettell, volunteer trail builder and mountain climber extraordinaire, to walk new trails in the Roche Harbor system.  Explore Tim’s Trail to the new Pollywog Pond, the Bent Cedar Trail and Sophie’s Romp.  Meet and park at the intersection … Continue reading →

New Trail Signs on Mitchell Hill

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Mitchell Hill has traditionally been the place where even experienced hikers got lost — and calling 911 on your cell phone, if it worked at all, might connect you with Victoria. After the National Park Service acquired the land a … Continue reading →