Spencer Spit State Park, Lopez Island

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State Park · Nature / Park
Spencer Spit State Park is a public recreation area ran under the Washington State Parks. It covers one hundred and thirty-eight acres (56 ha) (a total of 7,840 feet of shoreline) on the eastern shore of Lopez Island in San Juan County, Washington. It overlooks the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The state park features two sand spits that enclose a salt chuck lagoon that provides a migratory stop for waterfowl, including Bonaparte's gulls. Other local fauna include great blue herons and kingfishers.

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  • Short cycle from Islander Resort. Radiant sunsets when the fog lifts! Bring a cycle lock to walk the spit and view the marina.  more »
  • It was a little bit stinky (seaweed?) but it was beautiful. The beach is quite rocky but it was lovely to walk on and had a few sandy areas to play on. Also had these hidden creatures (sea...  more »
  • This is a fun stop for boaters...if it's not windy and stormy. Nice beach. Mooring buoys on both sides of the spit. Camping also. The area has nice walks. We walked to Lopez Village (8 miles round trip) but it was a beautiful walk. Very pastoral and not much traffic to worry about. You pass by a lake that was very inviting to stop at. Beautiful place, but it can be very windy and rolley.
  • Stayed in a group camp and had a lovely weekend. Kayak rentals were fun. Bring your bike to really enjoy the Island. Bathrooms were a bit of a hike from the campsite, but clean and we'll kept

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