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Sea Star at Boat Passage

Ochre star at Boat Passage in Winter Cove

Pisaster ochraceus, generally known as the purple sea star, is a common starfish found among the waters of the Pacific Ocean. These starfish are...

Inukshuks in the Gulf Islands National Park

Some crafty folks have been producing inukshuks on a few islands the past couple years. While many of these are very traditional like the...
Mt Norman, South Pender Island

The view from Mount Norman at sunset

Mt. Norman on South Pender Island has amazing views overlooking the San Juan Islands and the mountains in Washington State. While it's a steep...
Camping at Narvaez Bay on Saturna Island

Campsite at Narvaez Bay

The campsite at Narvaez Bay on Saturna Island must be one of the most picturesque in the Gulf Islands. The campsite itself is located...
The shell beach on Russell Island, British Columbia

Shell beach on Russell Island

Russell Island has a lot going for it. Lots of history, a very pleasant trail around much of the island and a very pleasant...
Aerial photo of East Point, Gulf Islands National Park, Saturna Island

Aerial photo of East Point, Saturna Island

The lightstation at East Point, Saturna Island was built between 1881 and 1887 to keep sailors away from the rough waters of Boiling Reef....
Boats at anchor in front of Mount Norman, South Pender Island

Boats at anchor in front of Beaumont and Mount Norman

August is a busy month in the Gulf Islands National Park. This photograph shot yesterday shows the many boats that are at anchor in...