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The Stuart Island Marine State Park
Stuart Island State Parc is situated on the San Juan Islands in San Juan County and has 20 buoy and 448 foot marina and a pump-out area. There are also many good moorings along the whole length of the harbour. Be respectful of the privacy of the buoys, doescks and the grounds around the grounds.
The Prevost Harbor has seven buoy and a 128-foot docking ('256 foot total). The Reid Harbor has 13 buoy and a 96 foot docking bay (192 ft in total). It has a swimming platform available all year round. This pump-out shall be restricted to ships not exceeding 60 ft in length. There is a pump-out on a cargo boat.
In the port of Reid there is a fixed pump-out. It also has a mobile tipping toilets service on the Reid Harbour ship. If you are not coming by canoe, you should not try to reach the port at the eastern end. and the only secure entry is at the western end of Satellite Island.
Remain in the centre of the canal and the harbour until you are next to the Parkdock. There are 14 primal camping grounds and four naval trails. The majority of the locations are in the port of Prevost or on the crest that divides the ports of Prevost and Reid. There' no trash collection on the island.
Compost lavatories are located near the port of Reid Harbor and to the right of the port of Prevost Harbor. Underground restrooms are available at the top of Reid Harbor. Located at Roche Harbor on San Juan Island, 4 leagues south-east of Stuart Island, are the closest grocery and petrol stores. The Stuart Island is one of many San Juan Islands known to have been used by the Salian coastal tribes more than 10,000 years ago.
It is the island most closely connected to the Saanich people, who lived in a town. During the United States Exploring in 1841, the island was named after the US discoverer and navy commander Charles Wilkes. Its name honours Frederick D. Stuart, who was the captain's scribe on the outing.
The Euro-US colonization of Stuart Island began soon after its admission to the United States in 1872. Harbor and earned his livelihood doing angling for peg. In the course of the times a fistful of other colonists raised demands on the island, whereby agriculture and fishery were the main industry. Since then, the reserve has developed into its own property at the western end of the island and a property on neighbouring John Island.