Spencer Spit State Park
|Spencer Spit State Park|
Spencer Spit State Park, June 2015
|Location||San Juan County, Washington, United States|
|Area||200 acres (81 ha)|
|Elevation||154 ft (47 m)|
|Designation||Washington state park|
|Administrator||Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission|
|Website||Spencer Spit State Park|
Spencer Spit State Park is a public recreation area covering two hundred acres (81 ha) on the east side of Lopez Island in San Juan County, Washington. The state park features two sand spits that join to form a briny marsh lagoon that provides a migratory stop for waterfowl, including Bonaparte's gulls. Other local fauna include great blue herons and kingfishers.
Activities and amenities
The park has 37 spaces for tent camping and two miles of hiking trails. For boaters, there are eleven mooring buoys on the Cascadia Marine Trail. Other recreational opportunities include swimming, fishing, clamming, diving, and beachcombing.