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Opportunity to see native wildlife

The hike to south beach is fairly long 30 to 60 minutes depending on your pace. We saw foxes and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Experiencedwithfood
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Houston
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Peaceful walk

We enjoyed a peaceful early evening walk at the English Camp, having first educated ourselves about... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stephen H
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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National Historical Park, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The hike to south beach is fairly long 30 to 60 minutes depending on your pace. We saw foxes and dear on our way down on the south beach trail. We took the lower trail back along grandma’s cove. It was marginally more difficult than...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a peaceful early evening walk at the English Camp, having first educated ourselves about the history of this quaint spot. The apple and pear trees planted way back by the troops provided particularly welcome food for the geese and dear!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened to be there on re-enactment day and got to experience life at the camp. Interesting, informative and fun!! Nice walking trails and pretty scenery all around.

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a little gem and unknown history to us. The info centre is informative and a video explains the history was really good.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the English Camp on a Saturday morning when they had dozens of actors at the camp. They were in full costumes of the time. The rangers were very informative, but the actors at the site were a wealth of information. I will admit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very cool to see it but if you want to see the cenetaf it is a far good 20 min walk but over all it is very nice!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The volunteer rangers did a great job giving my family a history lesson. They were very friendly and enjoyed what they were doing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The volunteer rangers were so friendly and informative. You can tell they really enjoyed being there. We were there right about closing time and they were accommodating to us and others who arrived after we did. We saw deer, osprey, and the biggest woolly bear...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting....Kids had a great time walking around looking at all the stuff...everything was very well kept and marked

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A critical part of the story of the San Juans is the Pig War and the almost confrontation between the USA and Britain. Learn hear how the border between Canada and the USA was determined.

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Vincent B
24 May 2017|
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Response from May F | Reviewed this property |
when we were there, there were no charges. self walk tour.
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Vincent B
24 May 2017|
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Response from Kya02 | Reviewed this property |
Open year round. No admission fees. Open at dawn until 11pm
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