Park Announces Closure of American Camp Visitor Center
San Juan Island National Historical Park announces its closure of the American Camp Visitor Center effective, September 23rd, 2019. The closing of the visitor center is in preparation of the construction of a new, permanent facility on the site.
A double-wide trailer has served the park and millions of visitors over 42 years, and a new lasting facility will be built to greet visitor with state of the art exhibits for the next generation.
Over the next couple of weeks, staff will be transitioning out of the building to prepare for the construction period scheduled to begin in October.
During the construction period:
- All grounds including trails, beaches, and day-use facilities will remain open to the public from dawn until 11:00pm.
- “Pop-Up” Ranger Hours will be announced on social media to meet a stationed ranger at various historic structures in the park.
- English Camp Visitor Center will be closed until the spring of 2020.
Further details on the timing and impacts of the closure within the construction area will be announced in the near future.