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Lime Kiln Point State Park

#3 of 50 things to do in Friday Harbor Features Animals
1567 Westside Rd, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8602
+1 360-378-2044
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Great place for seeing Orcas!

Lime Kiln is a great whale watching spot. The park rangers are all very helpful and there a picnic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phoebe B
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Sarasota, Florida
Clean, nice state park.

Drove the 8 miles out to this park in hopes of seeing some Orcas. We were disappointed in that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dick T
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Vacaville, California
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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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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1567 Westside Rd, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-8602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lime Kiln is a great whale watching spot. The park rangers are all very helpful and there a picnic tables and a little cafe there. Its a nice way to spend a few hours.

Thank Phoebe B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove the 8 miles out to this park in hopes of seeing some Orcas. We were disappointed in that regard. Otherwise, a nice place to visit. Easy hike around, informative folks in the lighthouse. Worth seeing.

Thank Dick T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming lighthouse with very informative rangers-beautiful views. The kiln was a short walk and very interesting.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the Island for 4 days, and went to Lime Kiln State Park 3 out of the 4 days. Although we never did see any Orcas it was worth it just to take in the magnificent views and walk the trails that lead...More

Thank caveman2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse and the kiln was cool. No whales when we went although there was a sighting 1 hour before we got there.

Thank Brigette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small park has some fine trails though not very long. They are easy for the whole family. We didn't get to see whales but they lighthouse people had a few days before. Beautiful park nice tidal pools. Take your family

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is advertised as the very best place to view orcas, porpoises, dolphins, etc. from land. Unfortunately we missed all of them. Nevertheless the site itself is quite spectacular and the guides at the lighthouse are very friendly and informative.

Thank John12345562
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove out in the morning because we had seen it from the Western Prince the day before. It is an easy 20 minute drive from Friday Harbor. Thoroughly enjoyed the view and exploring the park and lighthouse, but the best thing was all the...More

Thank cyndiej2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Juan Island is so magical. Lime Kiln State Park is but one discovery among so many. It's a beautiful park. We spent time hiking down a hill to the beach at low tide. The beach itself is rocky, not sandy, so be careful to...More

Thank Marilee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by several times during our stay on San Juan. On one visit, the naturalists at the Lighthouse told us that J Pod Orcas were off in the distance south and might head our way. An hour later we were rewarded with a great...More

Thank rideflydive
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Nikki H
Are dogs allowed?
18 May 2017|
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Response from Audrey K | Reviewed this property |
yes they are but I would keep them on a leash and pick up their poop.
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what is the best way to get there from Friday Harbor without a car? we will be travelling in early May and will have a car with us on Orcas island which we are planning on leaving there for a day trip to San Juan Island unless it is better to bring the car. also, if we do rely on bike rental or public transportation is there a place nearby where we could pick up food for a picnic lunch? Thanks
19 January 2015|
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Response from Audrey K | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely take your car on the ferry, we stayed at FH and took a day trip to Orcas and took your car. you might want to visit other things at FH. It's beautiful, there's English and American camp. Other beaches... More
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