Wednesday, April 17, 2013

San Juan Islands National Monument - Whatcom County Sector

If you want to have a view of Washington State's newest National Monument, a short drive down Chuckanut Drive (State Highway 11) south of Bellingham will provide a view of the extreme east bit of the San Juan Islands National Monument - Chuckanut Ruck in Chuckanut Bay.

Chuckanut Rock
Map of the San Juan Islands National Monument
The monumant only includes the BLM lands (yellow)

In the above photograph Eliza Island is the first island in the distance. A few off shore rocks very near Eliza are also part of the National Monument. Chukanut Rock, the rocks off Eliza, the very southern tip of Lummi Island and rocks off the west coast of Lummi Island make up the Whatcom County portion of the San Juan Islands National Monument. 

1 comment:

Geoffrey Middaugh said...

I had no idea which rock it was. thanks. Just like the California coastal NM.