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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  • We just stopped in for a quick visit. The beach is quite a ways below the parking area, so be prepared for a good hike back up. But it's a lovely place, and quite worth if to walk along at water level...  more »
  • Beautiful sand spit, with salt march bay on north side of beach, and driftwood filled beach on south side of beach.  more »
  • Breath taking views. The park staff are wonderful. They offer sea kayaking. I took the sunset tour. Dan and Lucka were great and extremely kind.  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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