Decatur Island

After disembarking from a water taxi, enjoy a rare opportunity to stroll along tranquil country roads, footpaths, and sheep trails. Highlights include hidden gardens, a one-room schoolhouse, White Cliff estate, and breathtaking views of Decatur and other islands in the San Juans from Sheep Hill.

getting there

Decatur Island is private and accessible only by boat and with the permission of an island resident and the land manager, Decatur Northwest.  A water taxi is available for guests of island residents for a $35 round-trip fare per person (2014 price).

  • Length: 7.0 mi
  • Land Manager: Decatur Northwest
  • Parking Permit Required: see Land Manager
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
  • USGS Blakely Island
  • USGS Lopez Pass
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