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Address: Fowler's Way, Orcas Island, WA
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Judd Cove is an undiscovered gem, a small waterfront park with a short walking trail and a restored stone lime kiln. Perfect spot for meditation or communing with nature close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
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Eastsound, Washington
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Eastsound, Washington
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Judd Cove is an undiscovered gem, a small waterfront park with a short walking trail and a restored stone lime kiln. Perfect spot for meditation or communing with nature close to Eastsound.

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1 Thank MorganLMHC
Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We learned about this spot via TripAdvisor and after taking a wrong turn, we arrived at the preserve. It seemed natural to want to take Judd Cove Rd, but discovered that it's a private road. Instead, take Fowler's Way off Orcas Rd just outside of East Sound. Close to the 355 feet of shoreline, you'll find a partially restored historic... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Judd Cove is a tucked away little spot that most people probably don't happen upon. A nice bit of history with the restored limekiln. Also a nice cove to explore with a small waterfall right on the beach.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We really enjoyed the Judd Cove Preserve. There are two options to get down to the beach. There is a short walk down a gravel road or a Quarry Loop Trail that is slightly longer. If you take the Quarry Loop Trail, watch for stinging nettle. You will get to see an old lime kiln which was used in the... More 

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2 Thank Sarah_SQ6334SQ
Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is the site of an old lime kiln and has a short trail and a great view. Trail is not too bad for kids.

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Thank Tawnee S
Mill Creek, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a very small beach area with a short, easy trail leading down to it. There a soooo many tiny crabs here .. it was fun turning over rock after rock and finding what crabs were underneath them. It would be a nice beach to spend a warm day on, but on a cold day in October there wasnt... More 

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2 Thank Anne L
Mukilteo, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I agree w/ the other posters, this is a nice little quiet cove - we had it all to ourselves the afternoon we visited in May. Cool bit of history with the lime kiln, and just a beautiful spot to sit back and relax as you enjoy the scenery. The waterfall just down the beach was an added bonus! The... More 

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful little hike with great views of Judd Cove! Short easy hike -- great for all people! The woods are beautiful and they have a nice spot in the meadow for a picnic!

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Martinez, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Interesting lime quarry with beautiful sring and waterfall. Short hike but well worth the stop

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Orcas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

In many of the local restaurants you can get Judd Cove oysters...yum!

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