Saturna Island is about 31 square kilometers with a a year-round population of around 350 residents. The island is quite mountainous and is the furthest east of all the Gulf Islands. In 2003, a Gulf Islands National Park Preserve was created from nearly half of the island. There are several lovely beaches,
Of all the San Juan and Gulf Islands, Saturna was one of the last to be occupied by European settlers, probably due to the mountainous, rocky terrain. The highest point on the island, Mount Warburton Pike, is also the highest peak in all the Gulf islands, with the exception of Saltspring Island.
Click the following links to read about some of the other San Juan Islands. Jump to Lopez Island Washington, Guemes Island, Pender Island, Orcas Island Washington, Cypress Island, Sentinel Island, Yellow Island, Canoe Island, Lummi Island Washington, Crane Island, Sinclair Island, or Strawberry Island.
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