San Juan Islands Travel Trip:

Cloud Ridge Naturalists - Conservation in Focus: the Salish Sea and the San Juan Islands

Doug, Ellen and Cloud Ridge Naturalists friends

October 2012

Travel Trip Photo: San Juans Islands: Iceberg Point on Lopez Island atsunset.jpg

Doug and Ellen took a trip to the San Juan Islands, in the Salish Sea in northwestern Washington, in October 2012, with friends from Cloud Ridge Naturalists. The tour, Conservation in Focus: the Salish Sea and the San Juan Islands,focused on and photographing Friday Harbor and Jones, Frost, Lopez, Sucia and Matia Islands, traveling the Salish Sea aboard the Pacific Catalyst.

Photos and YouTube slide show/videos of the trip are broken down into 5 sections for easier and, hopefully, more enjoyable viewing:

Website photos, with captions and slideshows (with music):

Section I: Flights from Denver to Friday Harbor and the Friday Harbor area
Friday Harbor: Flights to Seattle and Friday and Friday Harbor;
Section II: Friday Harbor to Jones Island, Jones Island State Park and the SeaDoc virtual dive
Jones Isand: Friday Harbor to Jones Island aboard the Catalyst, then exploring, kayaking and photographing Jones Island State Park, then the SeaDoc virtual dive;
Section III: Spencer Spit, Frost Island
Frost Island: Jones Island to Spencer Spit aboard the Catalyst, then exploring and photographing Spencer area and Frost Island;
Section IV: Lopex Island
Lopez Island: Spencer Spit to Lopez Island aboard the Catalyst; then exploring and photographing the Iceberg Point area;
Section V: Sucia Island archipelago
Sucia Island:Lopez Island to Sucia Island aboard the Catalyst; then exploring, kayaking and photographing the Sucia Island area;
Section VI: Matia Island area
Matia Island:Sutia Island to Matia Island aboard the Catalyst; then exploring and photographing the Matia Island, then the return trip to Friday Harbor;
YouTube slide show/videos:
Section I: Friday Harbor
Section II: Jones Island
Section III: Frost Island
Section IV: Lopez Island
Section V: Sucia Island
Section VI: Matia Island


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