Island Experience

Lopez Island by Bike or Car

Rolling farmland and stunning views make Lopez a beautiful but comfortable ride

Lopez Ferry Landing

Ferry Rd., Lopez Island ; (360) 468-4095

At the Lopez Ferry Landing, you can find maps and information for your stay on Lopez. You can also rent a bike at the Landing. Odlin County Park is just a mile down the road on the way to Lopez Village, about 4.5 miles away, where you'll find cafes, galleries and shops, as well as a well-stocked Chamber of Commerce office with friendly locals to help you find what you need.

There are a range of riding conditions on Lopez, from easy, rolling hills, to challenging rides. If you bicycle, make sure to take care around corners and on roads with no shoulder. 

Odlin County Park Camping

148 Odlin Park Road, Lopez Island ; (360) 378-8420

Odlin County Park is just one mile from the Lopez Island Ferry Landing, and three miles from Lopez Village. This 80-acre waterfront park features 8 campsites, a lovely sandy beach, a boat launch, hiking trails, a full-sized ball field and several picnic areas. Enjoy a hike or eat lunch in the picnic pavilion. There is also water, toilets, five mooring buoys and a day use dock. 

Spencer Spit State Park

521 A. Bakerview Rd., Lopez ; 360-468-2251

Spencer Spit State Park, on Lopez Island, is a 138-acre marine and camping park. The park is named for the lagoon-enclosing sand spit on which it rests. There are many sheltered and unsheltered picnic tables, and two miles of hiking trails. The park has a reputation for excellent crabbing and clamming. This is one of the few state parks in the San Juan Islands that is accessible by automobile.

Hummel Lake Preserve

Hummel Lake Rd., Lopez Island ; (360) 378-4402

Located on the south end of Lopez Island’s largest freshwater lake, 80-acre Hummel Lake Preserve boasts beautiful lakefront shoreline, a dock for fishing (but no swimming), and about a mile of trails through a second-growth forest that ends at Port Stanley Road.  

Lopez Village

Lopez Rd., Lopez Island ; (877) 433-2789

Nestled beside Fisherman Bay, Lopez Village is the compact, commercial hub of the island, about 4 miles from the ferry landing, where you can easily stroll among a variety of shops and galleries, coffee shops, a bakery, and restaurants, as well as a fully-stocked grocery store, pharmacy, and organic grocery. Lopez Village Park has public restrooms, showers, and picnic tables where you can adjust to island time, relax, and enjoy a coffee and one of the residents' favorites—a cinnamon roll from Holly B’s Bakery.