San Juan County Announces Gradual Re-Opening !

Hello RBAW Members,

We have just received some great news, San Juan County announced that they have revised their previous travel advisory and are beginning to reopen and are welcoming visitors.  They are now in Phase 2 of the Governor’s “Safe Start” phased re-opening plan.
There are very specific details in this communication to include Island specific restrictions.  They also mention that additional details will be coming in the next few days so you’ll want to revisit the below links to ensure you have the most current information.

Below are some specifics from this announcement:

– This order applies to all transient overnight lodging in San Juan County, including hotels and motels, camping, moorage, and vacation rentals.

– Camping at state parks on the ferry-served islands will reopen at 50% capacity on June 8, if not sooner.

– Camping and staying overnight on docks and mooring buoys at state parks on non-ferry-served islands is allowed. Out of county boaters are requested to provision at their home ports and limit coming ashore on the ferry-served islands.

 In Phase 2, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory inside businesses, and when a 6-foot social distance may not be maintained outdoors.

Important Links for more Information

– Click HERE to read the San Juan Updated Travel Advisory

– Click HERE to read the Order and for San Juan County COVID-19 Resource Site

– Click HERE for the Washington State Parks Status

If you have any questions, please email us at

Thank you,