The Lopez landscape blends forests with rolling farmlands, quiet bays and driftwood-strewn beaches with distant views of mountain ranges and snow-tipped Mount Baker. Lopez Village offers quaint cafes and restaurants, a bookstore, galleries, a historical museum, a library and other shops. View a map of Lopez Island.
Walks and hikes on Lopez Island are low effort with high reward. Most are short trips to scenic points along the Island’s beautiful coast. They’re all easily accessible in a day of touring, whether it’s on a bike or by car.
Lopez Island is the recreational cyclist’s paradise. The least hilly of the San Juans, but by no means flat, it allows for a leisurely day in the saddle. There are plenty of stop-offs for picnics, wildlife viewing or short hikes along the way.
In Lopez Village, stroll the Lopez Farmers Market on Saturdays from mid-May through mid-September. Have lunch and pick up fresh produce and some unique gifts. Don't miss this little gem of Lopez.
Lopez has wonderful kayaking opportunities for every skill level. This is a great opportunity to view local nature such as eagles, seals, shore birds, starfish and more. There are multiple options for kayak rentals on the island.
In addition to restaurants, cafes, shops, and galleries, you will also find grocery stores, coffee shops, an ice cream and fudge shopa pharmacy, a winery tasting room, a bookshop, a bakery, a medical clinic, a post office and a bank.