Matia Island, Washington, USA

Matia Island is an island in the San Juan Islands of the U.S. state of Washington. The Island's comes under the protection of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and is cooperatively managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Matia Island is actually a National Wildlife Refuge, part of the San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

Island visitors may access a 1.2-mile (1.9 km) loop trail through the wilderness portion of the Island which is otherwise closed to the public to provide undisturbed habitat for wildlife. The wilderness trail offers a unique glimpse of protected old growth island forest habitat present in only a few places in the region. Matia also offers primitive camping, picnicking, saltwater fishing, scuba diving, limited hiking and clam digging.

Things to see and do

* Hiking
* Clam digging
* Wildlife viewing
* Fishing
* Scuba diving

General information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 0.59 sq. km’s
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Travel Links – Access to Matia Island is only by boat.

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