San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge

San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Washington Maritime NWR Complex
33 S Barr Rd
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone:360-457-8451
Web: www.fws.gov/pacific/refuges/field/wa_sanjuanis.htm
Established: 1976.
Location:Northern Puget Sound.
Facilities:Primitive campsites, trail, picnic areas, and boat moorage (on Turn and Matia islands only).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing.
Special Features:Several of the islands can be viewed from Washington State Ferries that traverse the area.
Habitats: 83 islands (reefs, rocks, grassy islands, and forested islands) totaling 454 acres.
Access: Best access is by boat from Anacortes or Friday Harbor. All islands except Turn Island and five acres on Matia Islands are closed to the public, but observation from boats is permitted on all the other islands.
Wild life: Nesting seabirds including pigeon guillemots, double-crested cormorants, pelagic cormorants, and glaucous-winged gulls.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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