Hiking and Exploring in the San Juan Islands

The southern arm of San Juan Island where American Camp, a national historical park, is located, offers a number of great hikes and walking trails with amazing views. Of course, it is always interesting to check out the history while exploring the grounds of American Camp, but just a short

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Sarah Comes to Friday Harbor!

There’s no better excuse to explore than having a friend come to visit. My best friend of many years, Sarah, came all the way from Colorado to visit me in Friday Harbor. Of course, being in the San Juan Islands, we had to go sea kayaking. I took her on

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Mt. Finlayson Hike

Due to some strong suggestions from the office staff, I find myself at South Beach, a spot usually not discovered while sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands, hiking with Clark’s dog Celeste up Mt. Finlayson. This end of the island is a favorite for many locals, and I can

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San Juan Island Marathon and Half Marathon

Today was race day on San Juan Island! The annual San Juan Island Marathon and Half Marathon began at the fairgrounds in Friday Harbor and I decided to join the pack. I thought the half little exercise. The gun sounded at 8:30 am, and everyone took off down Argyle Street into downtown

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