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Reuben Tarte Memorial Park

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Most Beautiful Park on the Island

While this park is not large, it offers absolutely gorgeous views! I had read this park were a lot... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2018
Seattle, Washington
Great little park!

My best friend and I could walk here from our house rental. Due to the fires in the state we... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
New Haven, Missouri
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24 Dec 2018
“Most Beautiful Park on the Island”
13 Oct 2017
“Great little park!”
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Reviewed 24 December 2018

While this park is not large, it offers absolutely gorgeous views! I had read this park were a lot of people's favorite and I can see why. There's a parking area higher up but we drove all the way down and illegally parked in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

My best friend and I could walk here from our house rental. Due to the fires in the state we understood the views would not be what they are claimed to be. We still loved it despite the smoke haze. We explored the pebble beaches....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

My wife and I volunteer to pick up trash once a month at Tarte Park. Every time we go there we remark that it is one of the most beautiful places anywhere. Seriously, we travel a lot and this little knoll with two drift wood...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Don't tell anyone except your best friends about this place. This just may be the most beautiful place on the island. Go, take your kayak and a lunch and you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Goodness4you
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This little park is a hidden treasure. It is off the beaten path, by quite a bit, so it is usually empty. Occasionally there are groups of kayakers here, as it's a GREAT launching point for exploring the northern San Juan Islands. It's also frequented...More

Date of experience: December 2014
6  Thank sjislandwanderer
Reviewed 24 August 2013

there are no frills but thrills with spectacular views, a hill to walk down and up for a good workout and a quiet, peaceful place to view the open water, passing boats and gorgeous island views.

Date of experience: June 2013
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