San Juan Island National Historical Park was made based on an idea that individuals and nations can resolve their differences and live peacefully without any violence.
San Juan Island National Historical Park is located in the spectacular setting of the San Juans, more then 170 named islands in the Strait of Georgia. Naturally the park is an excellent place to hike and picnic. At the Historical Park you can see soaring eagles and hawks, to river otters, red fox, black tailed deer, and European rabbits. Just off shore at American Camp you may see whales, porpoises, seals, and sea lions as well.
Situated on the Pacific Flyway, the San Juan
Islands and the sourrounding saltwater provide a stopover for many
birds, both marine and terrestrial. Over 200 species may be found
here all or part of each year. The San Juan Islands are known for
bald eagles, and several nesting pairs live in the park. Golden
eagles, peregrin falcons, short-eared owls, marbled murrlets, pacific
loons, harlequin ducks, black oystercatchers, pileated woodpeckers,
American Goldfinch, and skylards are also part of long and varied