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

Parks

From North Cascades National Park in the east to Deception Pass State Park in the west, there are plenty of parks to explore in Skagit County.

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Whale Watching

Take advantage of Anacortes’ proximity to world-class orca watching.

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Birding

The Skagit Valley is a birdwatcher’s dream in winter, when thousands of snow geese, swans and eagles stop here.

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Communities

La Conner

La Conner is the kind of place where people park the car and walk the streets as they enjoy several blocks of antique stores, boutiques, gift shops and restaurants.

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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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