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Lime Kiln Point State Park

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Address: 1567 West Side Road, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250
Phone Number: +1 360-378-2044
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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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Lime Kiln Point State Park has a lot going for it. It has a small interpretive center, a picturesque lighthouse (when have you seen a lighthouse that wasn't picturesque), walking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lime Kiln Point State Park has a lot going for it. It has a small interpretive center, a picturesque lighthouse (when have you seen a lighthouse that wasn't picturesque), walking trails, and scenic views overlooking the Haro Straits, and of course the chance of seeing the orcas that this area is noted for. What more could a person ask for?

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Ashevi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great park, abundant parking, nice easy hiking, view of Point, Canada, and a lighthouse to visit too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here one day and spent about 2 hours hoping to see whales but nothing. We did see 2 eagles, about 10 porpoises and harbor seals. It gets a lot of foot traffic and most people walk further to the lighthouse and hang around for about 15 minutes looking for whales before departing. There are picnic tables to sit... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The lighthouse is the place to find at sunset. It is a warm glow and you can catch site of a sea lion or two...maybe an orca! What a beautiful ending to a lovely day on San Juan Island :-)

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Rocklin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kayak trip with local outfitter. Very fun. Wildlife viewed; Bald Eagles, porpoise, birds...no Orca on this day :(. Paddled for two hours. Total trip 3-4 hours.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful state park with the perfect spot to sit and watch for whales. We went two nights looking for whales. The first night, there were a bunch of them out there and one even jumped out of the water (to all the ooooh's and ahhh's of the people out there watching). The second night we didn't see any whales. This... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You will thoroughly enjoy Lime Kiln Point State Park. The experience is breathtaking as well as informative. If you are really lucky, you will visit while the orcas are passing by. They always put on a show as they hunt for salmon up & down the Haro Strait. Don't miss this historic stop.

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Cape Coral, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are patient, sooner or later you will see whales if they are in the area. The bluffs to the south also provide viewing points if you have binoculars.

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West Bowdoin, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice park along the shore of San Juan Island. Pretty lighthouse, nice walk along the shore. We didn't see any whales--they had been through earlier in the day. Very friendly and helpful folks at the visitor center.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice drive to get there. There are some interesting maps and such once you get into the state park building, informative people there to answer your questions. Information on whales was also listed inside there. Sits right on the water, you can look for whales out there.

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