We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 9083 Roche Harbor Rd, San Juan Island, San Juan Island, WA 98250-5520
Phone Number: +1 360-370-0035
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 110 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Always growing!

Every time I visit the sculpture park, it's spread into more fields and covers more area. That means there are always new sculptures to find, though some are definitely old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
TripletA
,
Seattle, Washington
Add Photo Write a Review

110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 109: English reviews
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
730 reviews
411 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

There were very many sculptures in close proximity to each other. I prefer a piece of art to have more space around it in order to appreciate it better.

Helpful?
Thank pollyoppy
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Every time I visit the sculpture park, it's spread into more fields and covers more area. That means there are always new sculptures to find, though some are definitely old favourites that have been there for a decade! It's a great location with a pretty pond, and just perfect for whiling away an hour or two on a warm, sunny... More 

Helpful?
Thank TripletA
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
302 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the openness of the park and the artwork, especially the quotes by D.M. Jenkins, very thought provoking. Beautiful setting by the resort and airport. The trails were well marked and pond beautiful. It was one of the highlights of my trip.

Helpful?
Thank SanDiegoBJ
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

20 acres sounded like a lot of walking, but it really wasn't difficult or long at all. Plenty to see and to stop and read and ponder the poetry and enjoy the scenery. 5 self-guided trails are good. Make sure you look at the map in the beginning and take the provided umbrella if it's hot.

Helpful?
Thank Patricia C
Fairfield, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Trying to find something unique to do, we ran across this little place. Kind of a free walk stop. Lots of interesting scultures. Some that didn't make sense but still fun.

Helpful?
Thank Crystal G
Quad Citis
Level Contributor
27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Went with family while staying nearby. Lots of unique pieces scattered around a 20ac open park setting. Self guided and easy for all ages. Some paths yield surprises nestled in the woods. Make sure you allow at least 45m+ to see most of the pieces. Voluntary $5/person admission.

Helpful?
Thank djmidwest
Carmichael
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

From the road it looks like a small, unique, quirky little park but in reality it is huge. Nice winding paths through trees with unusual art displayed along the way. Much, much more enjoyable than I thought it would be.

Helpful?
Thank B3134ETroberta
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
178 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

You just never know what's around the corner in this quirky park. Couldn't stop ourselves from taking a snap and a snap there. Can't wait to show the family back home. Travelled all over and were impressed with the quality of many of the pieces here and there amongst the many acres. A nifty way to while away an hour... More 

Helpful?
Thank WesternGardener
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I was impressed at how many paths were in the garden and how much art was scattered around. It's better than I anticipated but one of the best things is that the art sits among beautiful nature-scapes.

Helpful?
Thank samcrowe
Chico, California
Level Contributor
40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Fun to walk through this park. We saw several small snakes so be careful where you step. Good for an hour or so.

Helpful?
Thank Chicotravel

Travellers who viewed San Juan Islands Sculpture Park also viewed

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
 
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
 

Been to San Juan Islands Sculpture Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from San Juan Islands Sculpture Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?