Blind Island State Park

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Blind Island State Park
Washington State Park
Country United States
State Washington
County San Juan
Elevation 26 ft (8 m) [1]
Coordinates 48°35′05″N 122°56′13″W / 48.58472°N 122.93694°W / 48.58472; -122.93694Coordinates: 48°35′05″N 122°56′13″W / 48.58472°N 122.93694°W / 48.58472; -122.93694 [1]
Area 3 acres (1 ha)
Established Unspecified
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Blind Island State Park

Blind Island State Park in San Juan County, Washington is one of the Washington State Parks and part of the Cascadia Marine Trail.[2] It consists of 3 acres (1.2 ha) of marine park on a small island near the entrance to Blind Bay and includes 1,280 feet (390 m) of saltwater shoreline. Available activities include crabbing, boating and camping. Campsites are only open to visitors arriving by human- or wind-powered boats.[3]

The island is part of San Juan Islands National Monument, which was created in 2013.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blind Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Blind Bay State Park". Cascadia Marine Trail. Washington Water Trails Association. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Blind Island State Park". Washington State Parks. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  4. ^ "San Juan Islands National Monument: Plan Your Visit". Bureau of Land Management. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  5. ^ "San Juan Islands National Monument". Bureau of Land Management Spokane District Office/Wenatchee Field Office. 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  6. ^ "BLM Lands of San Juan County". San Juan County Committee for National Conservation Area (CNCA). September 4, 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 

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