Spieden Channel in Washington, San Juan Islands

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Spieden Channel

Speiden Channel is the swift and narrow water between San Juan Island and Spieden Island. This small area at the northwest tip of San Juan Island offers great views and boating. Read More

  • Visit nearby resorts and parks after enjoying the stunning views along Spieden Channel. 
  • Watch for the exotic deer and other herbivores released on Spieden by one of the previous owners. 
  • Enjoy the beautiful views and boating destinations all around Spieden Channel.

What can I see and do in Spieden Channel?

From Spieden Channel you can reach Roche Harbor or Stuart Island easily. The Channel itself is worth a visit in order to look for the imported exotic animals that call the Island home. 

  • Kayak along the southwest coast of Spieden and keep an eye out for the exotic deer a previous owner brought to the Island. Even without the wildlife the rocky grass covered shore is striking. 
  • Head south from the Channel and visit Roche Harbor. The luxurious Resort amenities and convenient marina make this a great base near Spieden Channel. 
  • Nearby Stuart Island has hiking, camping and a historic lighthouse.

Where is Spieden Channel?

Spieden Channel is between San Juan Island and privately owned Spieden Island. This narrow waterway can experience incredibly strong currents during certain tides.