What to do in Lime Kiln Point State Park

This 36-acre park has 2,500 feet of saltwater waterfront . Of particular interest is a lighthouse, interpretive panels and a viewing platform for whale watching.

Other park amenities include ten picnic sites, two vault toilets and 11 parking stalls.

Activities in the park include whale watching, picnicking and hiking

Lime Kiln Point State Park is located at 6158 Lighthouse Road, on the west side of San Juan Island in San Juan County.

Washington's climate varies with each region. Lime Kiln Point State Park is located in 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.

1567 Westside Rd.
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Phone: 360-378-2044

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