Point Colville, Lopez Island Washington

Point Colville


Point Colville is at the far south end of Lopez Island. The rocky shoreline is bright with grasses and wildflowers in the spring and summer. Great views south of mountains and water.
  • Views of the Olympics, Deception Pass and Mt. Rainier on a clear day. 
  • The high rocky shore comes alive with wildflowers in the spring and early summer 
  • Spot the eagle’s nest on a nearby rocky island.

What can I see and do at Point Colville?

Point Colville is a little tricky to find, which means it is never crowded. The high rocky shoreline is a bit challenging to walk along but the views are worth it. 

  • The trail starts under the canopy of an established evergreen forest. 
  • The trail branches after a short time, these two trails form a loop along the shore so choose either one. 
  • Breaking out from the confines or the forest you will have views of the Olympics, deception pass and even Mt. Rainier on a clear day. 
  • The nearby rocky island is home to a family of eagles most summers.

Where is Point Colville?

From Lopez Village head east on Hummel Lake Road and take a right on Center Road. This will eventually curve left into Mud Bay Road. Take a right on Aleck Bay Road but when it curves sharply right keep straight onto Watmough Head Road. Keep left as the Road curves again. Stay on this road as it turns into a bumpy dirt track. The trailhead is on your right marked by a small sign. If you break out from under the trees you have gone too far.

When is Point Colville open?

This area is open for daytime use all year long. During the fall some hunting is allowed here so wear bright colors.


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