North Beach Orcas Island

North Beach Orcas Island is located on the north side of the largest of the San Juan Islands.

View of North Beach Orcas Island with pepples by the water and blue sky with clouds. Island in the distance and trees on the right.

While public access on this beach is small, it offers spectacular views and is an excellent place for beach combing. You never know what you’ll find!

Railing made out of log at the entrance to North Beach Orcas Island.

You can catch a glimpse of Sucia Island Marine State Park from the shore of North Beach.

Pebbles with small waves lapping on the shore with Sucia Island Marine State Park off in the background. Blue sky with clouds,

North Beach Orcas Island – Getting There

Travel north on North Beach Road from Eastsound to access North Beach.

A small parking area is available.

Small parking area with fence on both sides at North Beach Orcas Island

Kayak rentals, tours, and whale watching are available nearby at Outer Island Excursions. Visitors can also catch a ferry to Sucia Island here as well.

Small red wooden building with counter for checking at Outer Island Excursions

If you’re looking for public beach access, North Beach is worth visiting. Whether beach combing, kayaking, or just soaking up the scenery, it’s hard not to enjoy this little corner of shoreline in the San Juan Islands.

From from the shore of North Beach Orcas Island with islands in the background.

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