Welcome To Skagit County!

Whether you’re here for a long weekend or looking to put down roots, you’re in a special place that stretches from saltwater beaches on the Salish Sea to snow-capped Cascade peaks. And of course the Skagit River, which has defined our region for centuries, runs through it.

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Things To Do

Fishing

Whether your preference is saltwater or freshwater, Skagit County has many fishing opportunities.

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Cycling

From the Skagit flats to mountain passes in the North Cascades, cyclists have plenty of options when riding around Skagit County.

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Farmer's Markets

Farmers markets start opening up in May, and many run through mid-October, with the fresh produce reflecting the seasons.

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Communities

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is not only Skagit County's largest town, it is a gateway to many of the experiences that make the Northwest such a special place.

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Tribes

For thousands of years aboriginal tribes have lived in the Skagit and Samish River valleys, along the coast of the Salish Sea and on its numerous islands.

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Padilla Bay

Padilla Bay includes a state park, a national estuarine sanctuary and the charming towns of Bow-Edison and Bayview.

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