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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Hikes

From sea-level tromps to mountain summit treks, there is a trail in Skagit County for every hiker.

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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

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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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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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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