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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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+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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We really liked this park and had a lovely time walking around this park and just sitting on a bench enjoying the view and peacefulness. nice lighthouse and good educational... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Carol H
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Duvall, Washington
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Duvall, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really liked this park and had a lovely time walking around this park and just sitting on a bench enjoying the view and peacefulness. nice lighthouse and good educational information with sound and would have been great to hear the whales, but they were not in residence at this time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there to get some pictures. Boy did I get some great ones. This was a great place to visit. Ask the locals the right time of day to see orca's.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For decades it has been a running joke; "What time do the whales go by?" Unfortunately for many visitors, the whales do not perform on a schedule. Nor is it true, as one reviewer has recently claimed, that "if the currents are slow you will be seeing whales". While it is true that they often use the currents in their... More 

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Thank Erik S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned on a quick stop by the State Park to look at the grounds, but quickly got sucked in to all the park has to offer. We took a quick trail around the park, got to see the cute little lighthouse, the whale watching areas, and the very well preserved lime kiln.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Quite place to watch the Ocean and some Orcas. Orca Sighting is based on the Tide currents. If Currents are slow you will be seeing lot of Orcas. There is place where you can step down and get your feet wet.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful location, nice walking paths along the beach. The lighthouse was intriguing, but closed when we were there. Even without the whales in town, the 'water-life' was interesting and constantly changing.

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Thank ewwhite2489
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful spot to stop and enjoy the beauty of the Island. The open views make it nice to try and spot sea life.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were here in September and the leaves were changing, so it was a really pretty drive to get there. The weather was chilly, but not too cold and the sun and drizzly rain took turns while we hiked along the shoreline path for a couple of hours. The scenery is beautiful, the paths clearly marked, the kiln and lighthouse... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

You should pack a picnic and head out to this park to watch for whales and explore the lighthouse. There are good trails that are easy to navigate.

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great place to walk around and have lunch or dinner and a little shopping. Harbor view so nice sites to see.

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