Parks and Public Lands

  1. Land Bank

    To preserve in perpetuity areas in the county that have environmental, agricultural, aesthetic, cultural, scientific, historic, scenic or low-intensity recreational value and to protect existing and future sources of potable water.

  2. Parks, Recreation & Fair

    Come enjoy our islands and visit any of our seventeen parks located on San Juan, Lopez, Orcas and Shaw Island.

    1. Camping Information

      Learn about reserving a campsite, what is allowed and what isn't and local amenities.

    2. RV Camping

    3. County Day Parks

      Come enjoy our islands and visit any of our 17 parks located on San Juan, Lopez, Orcas and Shaw Island.

    4. San Juan Island

    5. Lopez Island

      Learn how to easily get to the island, fee information and what amenities are available.

    6. Shaw Island

      Find out what kind of amenities are available at Shaw Island and what their fees look like.

    7. Orcas Island

    8. Parks & Rec Commission

    9. Volunteer Opportunities

      San Juan County Parks is seeking volunteers to help out in your beautiful county parks. Help us keep a favorite park open by assisting with grounds maintenance, litter pick-up, monitoring park activities, public information and outreach, park interpretation, data entry or special projects.

    10. Report Volunteer Hours

      Use our online form to log volunteer hours.

    11. Park Projects

      Find out what the County is doing to restore Brann Cabin and who is funding it.

    12. Parks Policy Manual (PDF)

      Read through the current policy manual for additional details.

    13. San Juan County Fair

    14. Parks, Trails & Natural Areas Plan

  3. WSU Extension

    WSU Extension in San Juan County is a partnership between Washington State University and San Juan County government to bring valuable research-based information to the residents of San Juan County.