We are thrilled to select the San Juans as our Friday wilderness photo. Why? Because earlier this week Washington's San Juan Islands became one our nation's newest national monuments.
Exlpore the San Juan Islands: Top hikes
The San Juan Islands, located in Washington state, may not be a tropical paradise, but it is paradise none-the-less with hidden coves, swashbuckling storybook island names (Skull Island and Iceberg Point Rocks) sandy beaches and trails to explore.