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Description - Blind Island State Park consists of three acres with 1,280 feet of saltwater, rocky shoreline with an underwater park for divers.

Facilities at the park consist of four primitive water trail campsites, four mooring buoys, one composting toilet and one bulletin board/pay station. Water from the spring is not safe for human use, and the concrete cistern has been covered with a steel plate. You must pack your garbage out.

Call (360) 753-5771 for information regarding current moorage permits and fees.

Recreation - Recreational activities at the park include water trail camping, picnicking, scuba diving and bird watching.

Climate - Washington's climate varies with each region. Blind Island State Park is located within the San Juan Islands, an area "protected" by surrounding ocean waters and mountain ranges. Temperatures are consistently moderate, rarely topping 80 degrees in the summer and rarely falling below 30 degrees in the winter.

Annual rainfall averages 29 inches, approximately half that of Seattle. In the summer months, and especially during September and early October, the islands may go for weeks without a cloud in the sky. Snowfalls occur once or twice a year and usually total only one or two inches. Northeast winds may cause temperature extremes.

Island tides range over 14 feet. The extreme low tide of 4.0 feet to the extreme high tide of over 10 feet.

Location - Blind Island State Park is located in Blind Bay, west of the Shaw Island ferry dock. The park is accessible only by boat (Township 36N; Range 2 W NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec. 27, San Juan County).


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Contact Information:
Blind Island State Park, c/o San Juan Marine Area, 226 Roehls Hill Rd. , Olga, WA, 98279, Phone: 360-376-2073

Additional Information:
The Islands - The Island region includes Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Fidalgo Island and the San Juan Islands. Many islands and islets make up the San Juan Islands, but it's the four main islands, Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and San Juan, that are accessible to visitors.
Washington State Parks - Washington has 149 state parks located around the state.

Links:
Washington State Parks - Official Agency Website

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