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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Kayaking

Kayaking is a great way to get out on the waters of western Skagit County and the nearby San Juan Islands.

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Golf

Skagit County's six courses offer golfers all kinds of scenery, from Puget Sound to the wooded areas typically associated with Northwest Washington.

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Communities

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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Local History

In 1870, the first steamer reached Mount Vernon, bringing settlers; within four years, regular steamer service was available from Seattle.

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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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