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Island Explorers

2022-07-05T10:05:32-07:00July 5th, 2022|

Thank you! Elaina, Thyatira and baby Raeya welcomed us with stories and smiles. You brought the island alive before we ever [...]

Beautiful map

2022-07-05T10:04:15-07:00July 5th, 2022|

This is a beautiful useful accurate map of a gorgeous nature preserve, with talented & communicative staff. Great signage! Wish: make [...]

Our local favorite

2021-09-29T10:42:43-07:00September 29th, 2021|

My grandparents bought our family lot back when Henry B had them for sale in the early 60's and our family [...]

Stunning trail

2021-07-17T08:22:54-07:00July 17th, 2021|

My wife and I were visiting Shaw and heard about this trail. We didn't know what to expect, but it was [...]

Red-wing Black Birds

2021-03-18T08:24:40-07:00March 18th, 2021|

Red-winged Blackbird Very early sunrise capture from Peach Preserve. Starting at sunrise during the breeding season, the male Red-winged Blackbird perches [...]

Love Mt Grant

2021-02-22T09:55:44-08:00February 22nd, 2021|

Love this Park, Mount Grant is amazing.

Ancestors

2021-02-22T09:54:19-08:00February 22nd, 2021|

Bula Vinaka, The name Vendovi belonged to my great grandfather 4x. I would like to visit the island along with all [...]

Birding

2020-11-13T12:01:50-08:00November 13th, 2020|

Beautiful place to photograph birds in the wetlands and other wildlife on the shoreline.

Wildlife Photographing

2020-11-13T12:00:12-08:00November 13th, 2020|

The summit of Guemes Mountain has many fantastic photo opportunities. There is a large variety of wildlife to be seen on [...]

Ancestors

2020-10-29T21:21:23-07:00October 29th, 2020|

Bula Vinaka, The name Vendovi belonged to my great grandfather 4x. I would like to visit the island along with all [...]

the best

2020-10-29T21:16:25-07:00October 29th, 2020|

my grandma lives on guemes and we go and visit the peach preserve every time we visit

Great afternoon outing

2020-09-27T20:06:28-07:00September 27th, 2020|

We really enjoy going out to Vendovi. Great for an afternoon outing or day trip. It’s like being deep in the [...]

We are so lucky

2020-07-17T14:20:05-07:00July 17th, 2020|

We are so lucky to have this place open to the public on San Juan Island.

Little gem on Lummi

2020-05-26T20:02:51-07:00May 26th, 2020|

Lovely little trail -- a wonderful place to see and hear all kinds of birds.

An amazing spot

2020-02-14T13:12:24-08:00February 14th, 2020|

I've never been in a place like this before, with an "ithmus" that has a gorgeous driftwood beach and blue bay [...]

Breathtaking

2020-05-13T16:36:41-07:00September 8th, 2019|

Wonderful property that the public can access so as to see sweeping high views of all the surrounding islands and Salish [...]

Wow … just WOW

2018-09-18T17:27:13-07:00September 18th, 2018|

The last quarter-mile or so of the hike is kind of steep and rocky. I was thinking This better be good. [...]

Birding

2018-09-18T17:26:20-07:00September 18th, 2018|

Not mentioned is that this is one of the best sites on Guemes for birding. The wetland is a great magnet [...]

Perfect lunch stop

2018-09-18T17:25:37-07:00September 18th, 2018|

We kayaked to Kimball Preserve it was a perfect location to stop for our lunch break! Lovely spot. [...]

Sweet birding spot

2018-09-18T17:25:01-07:00September 18th, 2018|

We enjoyed stopping at the Richardson marsh to watch birding activity. When we were there we saw lots of red wing [...]

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