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Parks and Recreation

Director: Brian Adams

Our office’s customer service counter will not be open to the public during normal operating hours.

IF you have a need to drop something off or pick something up, please contact our office at 360-416-1350 or to coordinate a time to do so.

All Recreation programs are CANCELLED through May 31st.

In response to hazardous conditions created by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Skagit County Parks and Recreation campgrounds will be closed through April 30, 2020. At this time, Skagit County parks will continue to be open for hiking, although adequate space for social distancing should be practiced. Picnic shelters, sports courts, play structures, and other facilities at all Skagit County parks will be closed and will not be available for use during this time.

Skagit County campground closures include Howard Miller Steelhead Park, Grandy Lake Park, and Sauk River Park. Clear Lake Beach Park is closed.
SCC 9.41.050

In the Spotlight:

Northern State Recreation Area:  Paths of the Past and Trails for the Future

The Skagit County Parks and Recreation Department and the Port of Skagit County are partnering with the Skagit Trail Builders in reestablishing the trails that were once active pathways used by the patients making their way from the old Northern State Hospital to the highly productive farm. [more]

Tursi Trail Guide

Take a stormwatching hike in a hidden-gem park on Fidalgo Island
(The Seattle Times)

Youth Camps and Upcoming Activities

All Summer Camps are On-Hold with an update out on May 15th

Tiger Girls Basketball Camp (1st-8th Grades)
June 22nd-25th

Girls Fastpitch & Pitchers Camp (Ages 6-13)
July 13th-16th

Winter Recreation Guide

Sports Leagues and Tournaments
Safety and Other Information
Meetings, News, and Plans

2013 Comprehensive Parks & Recreation Plan
Message from the Director
Northern State Recreation Area Revised Master Plan
Open Space Survey
Parks Advisory Board Minutes


Parks and Recreation
Director: Brian Adams
Department Administration Office
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1730 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(360) 416-1350

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