Lopez Island Visitor Information

Lopez Island visitor information: Island attractions, shopping, arts and crafts, restaurants, camping and lodging options, history and more.

Welcome to our Lopez Island Visitor Information page! The third-largest of the San Juan Islands, Lopez Island is eight miles wide at its widest point and fifteen miles long with a population of 2,500. Lopez Island, named in 1847 for Spanish naval officer Gonzalo Lopez de Haro, is known for its friendly residents – waving is the thing to do! You may feel right at home.

Arrive via ferry. It is just a 45-minute ferry ride from Anacortes, WA. Or, arrive by air. Floatplanes splash down in Fisherman Bay, just north of the airport.

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Download Lopez Island visitor information, an island map and a business directory as a PDF at Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce

The Lopez Island tourism website also offers Lopez Island visitor information.

Lopez Island


San Juan Island is....

  • Calm and quiet
  • No city traffic or city noise
  • Rural
  • Laid back atmosphere
  • Rolling hills
  • Flat pastures
  • Forest
  • Farmland
  • Beaches

Lopez Island is ideal for…

  • Cycling - all levels of experience
  • Camping
  • Day hikes
  • Scenic views
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Local art
  • Picnics
  • Tidepooling

San Juan Transit

San Juan Transit services Lopez Island! Whether you've arrived by car or on foot, the bus can take you to various attractions on the island, and then back to the ferry terminal or the point from which you started:

Lopez Island Schedule (PDF)

Cycling on Lopez Island

Flatter than neighboring islands, Lopez Island is an ideal destination for cyclists of all skill levels. Low speed limits, little traffic and generally flat terrain with rolling hills make the island a treat to explore via bicycle.

If you’re bringing bikes on your vehicle via ferry, check WSP fare categories in order to purchase the correct fare for your vehicle length, including any bike racks. 

Lopez Island visitor information for bike rentals (including battery-assisted bikes!)

Lopez Island Visitor Information: Attractions

  • Shark Reef Sanctuary
    Shark Reef Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261.
    Shark Reef Sanctuary Info
    45 acres of day trails and scenic views

  • Lopez Island Historical Museum
    Lopez Island's maritime, fishing, and farming industry artifacts

  • Lopez Island Vineyards and Winery
    265 Lopez Rd. Lopez Island, WA 98261
    360 468-4888. http://lopezislandvineyards.com
    Organic wine can be found in stores and at the farmers market in season. Check website for tasting room hours and tours.

  • Chimera Gallery
    Eads Ln., Lopez Island, WA 98261
    360 468-3265. http://www.chimeragallery.com
    Unique artifacts from over 20 Lopez Island artists and artisans

Lopez Island Parks

Agate Beach County Park
Mackaye Harbor Rd. Lopez Island, WA.
Located in the south of Lopez Island. Tidepools and beach accessible at low tide. Search for agates (low tide). Enjoy a picnic. Great dive location.

Odlin County Park,
148 Odlin Park Rd. Lopez Island, WA 98261
Camping info: https://secure.itinio.com/sanjuan/
30 campsites, picnics, boat launch, five mooring buoys just south of ferry landing, popular, day use dock, pet friendly. 

Otis Perkins Day Park
Bayshore Rd., Lopez Island, WA.
Longest beach at almost a mile long helps to demarcate Fisherman Bay. Walk the beach, watch float planes land and take off, go bird-watching along a salt marsh. No facilities, but not far from the Village.

Spencer Spit State Park, 
521 A. Bakerview Rd., Lopez Island, WA.
Camping reservations: 888-226-7688.
Picnics, 12 Mooring buoys for boats (fees apply 1 pm to 8 am), Crabbing & clamming.

Lopez Island Restaurants

With all the fresh air and outdoor exploration you’re sure to work up an appetite. Here are a few must-visit eateries in Lopez Village, the only town on the island.

Haven Kitchen & Bar
9 Old Post Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261

Order something delicious from the eclectic menu (something for everyone!) and enjoy it in the outside seating overlooking the water. If you’re craving crab cakes this is the place.

Holly B’s Bakery
165 Cherry Tree Ln., Lopez Island, WA 98261
1-360-622-8133. http://www.hollybsbakery.com/

Need dessert? This is your place. After you've picked up some coffee from Lopez Coffee Shop next door, make your selection of sweet treats or pick up a loaf of bread for later. Reasonable prices and a wide variety to choose from.

Lopez Coffee Shop
211 Lopez Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261
1-360-468-3533. https://lopezcoffeeshop.com/

Organic ingredients, Fair Trade beans from local Lopez Island Coffee Roasters. Locally sourced ingredients as much as possible, and house-made botanical syrups. Mmm!

Isabel’s Espresso
308 Lopez Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261
Hours: 7 am - 5 pm, daily

Fair trade organic coffee from Chiapas, Mexico. Need a cup of coffee or a bag of fresh beans? Would you rather try a lavender flavored latte or an Italian soda? Here is another highly rated source for coffee, tea, and baked treats.

Vita’s Wildly Delicious
77 Village Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261

Take-out deli or restaurant. Farm-to-table, with gluten free options, this restaurant’s menu changes daily to reflect whatever is fresh and local. Open during the summer tourist season only. Closes at the end of September.

Lopez Island Lodging

Lopez Farm Cottages and Tent Camping
607 Fisherman Bay Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261

Located less than a mile from Lopez Village, directly across from the winery and about three miles from the ferry landing. Tent campsites, “glamping” and cottages. Ideal for a romantic getaway! No children under 14, no RVs, no pets. Only campground with showers on the island.

Edenwild Boutique Inn
132 Lopez Rd., Lopez Island, WA 98261

Trip Advisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence. You’ll feel right at home in this nine-roomed inn. Delicious breakfasts. Take advantage of the onsite bicycle and kayak rentals. Edenwild is within walking distance to the beach. 

Lopez Islander Resort
2864 Fisherman Bay Road, Lopez Island, WA 98261

All rooms have great views of the sunset and Fisherman Bay. Camping and RV sites. Fitness center. Swimming pool and hot tub. 60-slip marina for visitors arriving by sea.

Take advantage of free parking near the Anacortes ferry landing, and free shuttle to the resort from the Lopez ferry terminal.

Have a great time on Lopez Island!

Stop by the Lopez Island Chamber of Commerce in the Village downtown for more Lopez Island visitor information.

Phone: 1-360-468-4664

Hours vary by season - click through to the website for exact info.

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