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Lime Kiln Point State Park

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Address: Westside Road, WA 98250
Phone Number: 8882267688
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Activities: Whale watching, Viewing wildlife
Description: This 36.32-acre park, located on the west side of San Juan Island, boasts...
This 36.32-acre park, located on the west side of San Juan Island, boasts over 2,550 feet of scenic shoreline.
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Unbelievable Vista!

Some of the most gorgeous views on the Island! The orcas eluded us, but the views took our breath away! Definitely worth it to visit more than once to have a chance to see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Some of the most gorgeous views on the Island! The orcas eluded us, but the views took our breath away! Definitely worth it to visit more than once to have a chance to see the whales!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I have visited many beautiful places in the United States and Canada, and this is one of my favorites. The whales and sunsets are truly amazing!!

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Red Wing, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We felt so lucky to head out to the park right after our ferry ride over and what do you know, the J & K pods were going by. It was fun to watch and guess where they'd come up. We also saw a lone sea lion. It was a beautiful location even if you don't happen to see the... More 

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Orcas and excellent ocean views all from a free State Park to boot... best way to see whales without a major drain on your pocketbook. Took the State Ferry as a walk-on to Friday Harbor, then bus to Park and back... beautiful day crowned by majestic Orcas!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Best place to whale watch. The boat rides from the islands are great for whale watching, but they can be expensive for a family. Instead pack a picnic, bring the binoculars and a camera and take a chance from shore. 80% of the time I've gone to the park I've been lucky enough to see these amazing animals swim by... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is the highlight attraction on San Juan Island. You can take the shuttle bus here from downtown Friday Harbor about each hour. An hour here is just enough, however, if you plan to really try to watch for whales you may need longer. They have a small snack shop on site. There is a small trail that loops around... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This place is simply breathtaking. The views of the water and Victoria, BC are unobstructed. It is a perfect place to take in God's creation all around. The lighthouse is a neat feature to go in and explore, as you can take a tour of it during designated times. We stayed for an hour or so and then the Orcas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great walking trails and views. I saw several harbor seals playing and swimming. We didn't see whales go by but many people were waiting because they heard they were due to pass through. It's really pretty. A great spot for a picnic lunch.

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lots of natural beauty. Look at schedule posted to schedule lighthouse or other tour, given by docents. Lighthouse tour is awesome, orca whale research facility downstairs, but also a still functioning lighthouse. Tour will take you upstairs to light and outside views. View to Canada just across the straight. U.S. Phones may pick up Canadian cell towers, so call carrier... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Nice park with beautiful views. Ample parking available. There are lot of viewing decks with good views. Nice little light house adds to the beauty of the place. We were not able to see orcas but the views were stunning. The park is worth visiting in the beautiful island.

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