Orcas Island has a wide variety of parks for your recreational use and enjoyment.
The park district operates Buck Park located just north of the school on Mt. Baker Road. The park includes a world-class skateboard park, tennis, baseball and softball fields, soccer fields, running trail, and a sand volleyball court. Orcas Park and Rec is currently working to upgrade fencing at the baseball / soccer fields and revitalize the volleyball court.
Camping, canoeing, picnicking, fishing, and hiking are in Moran State Park. Information can be found at the Friends of Moran and at the Washington State Parks site. Washington State Parks also operates a hike-in campground at Obstruction Pass.
Community gatherings and farmer’s market take place at the Village Green in Eastsound. The Village Green is managed and reserved through San Juan County Parks. Other information aboth Island events and activities can be found at the Orcas Chamber of Commerce and at the online news sites, Orcas Issues and the Island Sounder.
The island also has trails, hand-held boat launches, and day use parks. A map of the locations is included in the San Juan County Parks, Trails, and Natural Area Plan.
To reserve fields at Buck Park use our online reservation system linked at the right side of this page or contact the park office.