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Responsible Travel Tips

The San Juan archipelago is one of the most cherished destinations in the Pacific Northwest. Be a responsible visitor and use these tips to help ensure the San Juans remain a beautiful and unique place to live, work, and play for generations to come.

The San Juan Islands Pledge

Add your name to the list of those working to preserve the islands.

Take The Pledge
What Does Stewardship Mean To You?

There are a lot of amazing places in the world. So why do people come to the San Juans?

Watch The Video
Island Kids Explain

Local kids share their tips for keeping the islands clean, respecting wildlife, and being fire safe. Learn about the principles of Leave No Trace from these bright (and often funny!) local kids.

Watch The Videos
Responsible Travel To the San Juans

From bringing your own travel mug to eating locally grown food, sustainable travel is in the air - and the water

Read The Facts
Leave No Trace

Follow the seven principles of Leave No Trace in the islands

Do You Know All 7?
Be Whale Wise

Here are some guidelines to help you watch marine wildlife responsibly

Know The Rules
Responsible Wildlife Watching

Our guide for common San Juan Islands wildlife, and tips to keep them, and you, safe!

Wildlife Watching Tips
Help The Resident Killer Whales

Three orca pods, J, K & L--the critically endangered "Southern Residents"--were federally listed in 2005, but the population continues to struggle. How can you help?

What You Can Do
Beautiful Islands - Leave No Trace Style

How a bucket list hike opened two hikers' eyes to the importance of protecting the San Juan Islands for future generations

Read The Blog
Order Your San Juans License Plate

Support environemntal efforts in the San Juan Islands by purchasing a San Juan Islands license plate. Proceeds benefit stewardship projects in the San Juan Islands.

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