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.

SkagitVisitor can help you discover it all.

Things To Do

Whale Watching

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

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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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Performance Groups

Music, dance and theatre have each found a welcome home, with plenty of community support.

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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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Burlington

Burlington is a mix of old and new, with its historic shopping district and more modern shopping mall and outlet shops that draw shoppers from Seattle and Vancouver, BC.

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