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Lopez Island: Watmough Bay

San Juan Islands

Northern Puget Sound, Washington

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Lopez Island: Watmough Bay

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  • The view from Watmough Bay.- Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • Rises of stone make Watmough Bay a spectacular and calm bay. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • Looking out on Watmough Bay. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • Small pebbles do not hinder a beautiful day at Watmough. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • The trail to Watmough Bay. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • Signage at the entrance to the beach. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • Information about Watmough Bay's history. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
  • Facilities at Watmough Bay. - Lopez Island: Watmough Bay
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Secluded. Beautiful.
Cons: 
None.
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Region:
Northern Puget Sound, WA
Access: 
Vehicle
Congestion: 
Moderate
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Location type: 
Pebbly beach
Year round: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
None
Preferable Season(s):
Summer
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Adventure Description

Adventure Description

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Nestled on the south side of Lopez Island, Watmough Bay is a secluded and beautifully calm beach to take the family and friends. Embracing a quiet very much like the island that forms it, the bay is made up of small pebbly rocks flanked by natural stone walls, making this a peaceful spot to retreat on a summer's day. Once you park in the lot, the trail is unmistakable to follow; it runs straight to the beach and is an easy walk for any member of the family. Once there you will be treated to one of the most protected natural bays in the San Juan Islands, alone with the soft lap of the waves and the rush of pebbles as you settle in at one of Lopez Island's most tranquil spots. 

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