The San Juan Islands Sights

Lime Kiln Point State Park

  • 1567 Westside Rd. Map It
  • San Juan Island
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

To watch whales cavorting in Haro Strait, head to these 36 acres on San Juan's western side just 6 miles from Friday Harbor. A rocky coastal trail leads to lookout points and a little white 1919 lighthouse. The best period for sighting whales is from the end of April through August, but a resident pod of orcas regularly cruises past the point. This park is also a beautiful spot to soak in a summer sunset, with expansive views of Vancouver Island and beyond.

Sight Information


1567 Westside Rd., San Juan Island, Washington, 98250, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $10 day pass
  • Daily 8 am–dusk; lighthouse tours May–Sept. at 3 and 5

Published 04/05/2016


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