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Ferry Operations Manager: Rachel Rowe

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The small parking lot within the Anacortes ferry terminal area will be closed next week from 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4 through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8. Contractors will be replacing the light fixtures along the north fence. The parking lot, located at 6th Street & K Avenue will be open during this time. However, the walkway between the two parking lots will be closed. Folks will need to use the sidewalk along 6th Avenue to access the ferry terminal from the 6th & K parking lot. Please see the map showing which areas will be closed and alternate parking and walkway access to the ferry terminal.


February 1, 2024
Skagit County Rejects Bids for Construction of Guemes Island Electric Ferry
On Monday, January 22, 2024, the Skagit Board of County Commissioners voted to reject all submitted bids for construction of the Guemes Island electric ferry.

December 20, 2023
Skagit County Opens Bids for Construction of Guemes Island Electric Ferry
The bid will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.

2024-2037 Fourteen Year Ferry Capital Improvement Plan 

2024 Preliminary Guemes Ferry Revenue and Expenses Reports: Revenue | Expense

The preliminary revenue and expense reports have been posted for the Guemes Island Ferry in 2024. The Board of County Commissioners will host a public hearing on the entire 2024 budget on Monday, Dec. 4th, from 10:00am – 11:00am, and then the Commissioners will deliberate on adopting the final budget on Monday, Dec. 11th, from 8:45am – 9:15am. To learn more about the budgeting process and view current documents, please visit the Skagit County Budget and Finance webpage.

To stream the budget public hearing and deliberations, please visit the Commissioner’s webpage. For more information about the 2023 rate study, including the new fare proposal, visit the rate study webpage.
New ferry fares took effect August 15 



Captain Rachel Rowe
Ferry Operations Division Manager
Skagit County Public Works

Anacortes Terminal - 500 I Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221
Ferry Terminal: (360) 293-6433  
Fax: (360) 293-1899