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Lime Kiln Point State Park

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Address: 1567 Westside Rd, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8602
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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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Great hiking, history and views

This is a great spot for short or more extended hiking. During certain months, while watching would be great. Lots of history and education opportunities

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jannene W
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great spot for short or more extended hiking. During certain months, while watching would be great. Lots of history and education opportunities

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Greer, South Carolina
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great spot but a little too crowded for our taste. The trails are easy and there are plenty of spots to sit at picnic tables or the rocks to look out for marine mammals swimming past.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beautiful coastal views and the lighthouse are very easy to walk too. Many sit and wait to see the whales while enjoying the gorgeous views. There are restrooms and a dirt path ( not rocky ) with signs on how to get there. Short walk. Be sure to follow the trail to see the Lime Kiln ( path behind... More 

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Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and calm and relaxing atmosphere. You can hike the trais and hike to the Lime Kiln. You never knwo what you see laong the way. We saw harbor seals a couple days and eagles. If you are lucky you may spot some whales going through!

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Los Altos Hills, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a limited experience, as I kayaked there. If I had more time and the weather was better I would have explored it further. It does have a good beach to land on if one is paddling from another location.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful park and at low tide it has great tide pools. It is also one of the best places to see the whales from the shore.

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Graham, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn't a huge park, but it is worth a visit. We saw 6 Orcas from land - so cool! The lighthouse is small, but pretty. Lots of picnic tables, so pack a lunch. Discover Pass is needed.

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lime Kiln Point State Park has lime. It has kilns. But the original purpose for developing the land - mining and kilning lime - is secondary now. The park's real attractions are its expansive views of the Sound and old vegetation. Though we didn't see any, whale-watching is one of the favorite activities there. The trails right along the water... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views. Easy drive from Friday Harbor. I would have loved to ride bikes there from Friday Harbor but I made a great choice to drive instead. It would have been too much elevation & distance for a moderate intermediate cyclist like me.

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Leland, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, they charge $10 just to visit the park which offers views of the sound and hopefully Orca Whales. Sadly we did not see any whales, but did see a couple bald eagles flying above our heads. Pretty light house and rocks to climb on, but that's about it. I gave it a Very Good because if it... More 

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