What to do in Blind Island State Park

Blind Island State Park consists of three acres with 1,280 feet of saltwater, rocky shoreline with an underwater park for divers.

Facilities at the park consist of four primitive water trail campsites, four mooring buoys, one composting toilet and one bulletin board/pay station. Water from the spring is not safe for human use, and the concrete cistern has been covered with a steel plate. You must pack your garbage out.

Call (360) 753-5771 for information regarding current moorage permits and fees.

Recreation
Recreational activities at the park include water trail camping, picnicking, scuba diving and bird watching.

Location
Blind Island State Park is located in Blind Bay, west of the Shaw Island ferry dock. The park is accessible only by boat (Township 36N; Range 2 W NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec. 27, San Juan County).

Climate
Washington's climate varies with each region. Blind Island State Park is located within the San Juan Islands, an area "protected" by surrounding ocean waters and mountain ranges. Temperatures are consistently moderate, rarely topping 80 degrees in the summer and rarely falling below 30 degrees in the winter.

Annual rainfall averages 29 inches, approximately half that of Seattle. In the summer months, and especially during September and early October, the islands may go for weeks without a cloud in the sky. Snowfalls occur once or twice a year and usually total only one or two inches. Northeast winds may cause temperature extremes.

Island tides range over 14 feet. The extreme low tide of 4.0 feet to the extreme high tide of over 10 feet.

Address
c/o San Juan Marine Area
226 Roehls Hill Rd.
Olga, WA 98279

Phone: 360-376-2073


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