Spencer Spit State Park, Lopez Island

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Spencer Spit State Park is a 138acre state-operated, public recreation area located on the east side of Lopez Island in San Juan County, Washington, USA. The park features two sand spits that join to form a briny marsh lagoon. This provides a migratory stop for waterfowl, including Bonaparte's gulls. Other local fauna include great blue herons and kingfishers.Activities and amenitiesThe 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.
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  • Camping here was just ok. Toilets were out of order our entire 5 days and while they tried to compensate with clean port-a-potties the reality is they were too full. Don't appreciate being splashed do...  more »
  • Sailed here and anchored for the afternoon. We walked around and checked out the campsites. I loved the beach ones. You can sit on the beach and watch the boats and ferries. There was a pit toiletat t...  more »
  • Interesting but easy walk. Not much to see...just a walk along the spit (beach) through some old weather beaten logs that have washed ashore for probably hundreds of years. Relaxing walk.  more »
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  • Nice spit/beach. Good place to rent a kyak and pale around. We saw seals around nearby rock islands!
  • Excellent place to visit for both locals and visitors alike. I can't describe the views well enough. You must be here to experience. As for services, expect good LTE connectivity, water access and some great day use access.
  • Lots of interesting finds on the beach, ended with 3 bald eagles flying from frost island.
  • Great place to anchor or take a mooring buoy. Nice sand beach.
  • Bathrooms were being renovated at time of visit, but the porta-poties were clean.

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