Lopez Island isthe third largest Island in the San Juans. The island enjoys a rural ambiance, active village center, and friendly residents. There are many places to enjoy the beaches, rural views and farms. Here is a list of parks:
- Agate Beach County Park - This picnic area and beach is at the end of MacKaye Harbor Road at the south end of the island.
- Odlin County Park - This park is used for camping and picnics and has a boat launch. One of the most popular beaches on the island, Odlin Park resides just south of the Ferry Landing and is a popular stop during the summer.
- Otis Perkins Day Park - This park has one of the longest beaches in the San Juan Islands.
- Shark Reef Park - This park offers long views west over San Juan Channel. It includes a half-mile trail through some old-growth trees.
- Spencer Spit State Park - The focus of this park on the northeast side of the island is a long, low sandspit that almost connects to small Frost Island just offshore. This 130 acre (53 ha) park has a camping area, picnic sites and mooring buoys for boats.
- Upright Channel Park - This state-operated facility offers several picnic sites and a hike down to a sandy beach.