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Lime Kiln Point State Park

Westside Road, San Juan Island, WA
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Type: State Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
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Camas, Washington
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Spent a few hours here. Although we weren't lucky enough to see orcas, we did spot a couple seals, lots of birds and many kayakers. Nice relaxing spot even the locals like to hang out here. The light house is an easy walk, has tracking information on the pods of orcas. We had seen the light house from lopez island,... More

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Shirley, New York, United States
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Wasn't far walk,could sit and have lunch in peace and look at beautiful water below and could also go down towards rocks where the orcas come close to

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
82 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I spent a few hours hiking in the park with my young son and we had a lot of fun. To help keep my son engaged and entertained during our hike, I found an interesting iPhone app called "Git Your Goat." It lets you create a lot of goats along the trail and when you reach the spot with a... More

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California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was by far our favorite location on San Juan island. We entered the park in the morning and returned later in the afternoon to whale watch. (most frequent sighting between 3 and 4 pm.) There are plenty of trails one can hike around. i.e. Deadman's Bay which has a small beach area. Several kayaks came by. $10 day use... More

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hillsborough, north carolina, usa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Well worth a stop here. Wish we had had more time. It is a good whale watching spot and the small museum is great. The guides in the museum are very knowledgable and friendly. It is a perfect spot to picnic. Lighthouse is very picturesque.

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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were only in Friday Harbor for a weekend and we did not get a chance to see any orcas. We did talk to the researchers at the lighthouse though. They are very friendly and know a lot. The park is a beautiful place. We'll have to come back!

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Orting, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We went out to Lime Kiln Point last Saturday and saw about 7 orca whales, a sea otter and lots of other birds. The park itself is great. Relatively easy access down to the cliffs. For more adventurous people you can climb rocks to the left and head down to a beach. The water out there is amazingly clear. Had... More

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RDU
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Beautiful park on West Coast of San Juan Island. Take ferry from Anacortez, about 1+15. Don't forget to visit the Lavender Farm on the way to the park. This is where you will see whales most days. Lighthouse there with many trails and photo ops. Visit Winery on way back to town. They also have wine tasting in town at... More

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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242 reviews 242 reviews
39 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This park should be on everyone's bucket list. It is the only place in the world where you can sit on the shore and get up close and almost personal with Orcas. Three pods of resident whales call this area home during the summer months when the salmon are running. I have stood on the beautiful forested coast and watched... More

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Seattle, Washington
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Although I have wanted to visit Friday Harbor for several years, I have to say our recent trip to Lime Kilne Point, where the lighthouse is located, was awesome. Only 20 minutes away by car from the Ferry Landing at Friday Harbor, we were fortunate enough to witness the arrival of the superpod (a parade of the resident J, K... More

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