Spencer Spit State Park, Lopez Island

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State Park
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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  • The spit is just great. If you rent kayaks in the morning you can catch a lot of wildlife in the water. The walks around the beach are wonderful. I really like this place -- just got to deal with the ...  more »
  • We walked to this park on our last day on Lopez Island, and was so glad that we did! The spit is a marshy, sandy triangle that comes remarkably close to Frosty Island. Birds abound, and the spit is po...  more »
  • Trails lead to a marsh where wintering water birds are protected. Fantastic views of water and nearby islands.  more »
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  • Gorgeous oceanfront park featuring a unique sand spit that reaches ... almost ... not quite to Frost Island. Can sit in the wood shelters and watch blue herons and other ocean birds.
  • Nice getaway.. good for camping and canoeing..
  • Great little rest stop for travelers but smells of bathroom waist
  • Great beachcombing