Things To Do In Skagit County

Enjoy the great outdoors, explore our art galleries and museums or retreat to a local winery or brewpub. Everyone can find something that appeals to them in Skagit County.

Farm & Field

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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Recreation

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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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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Hikes

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

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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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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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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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Fishing

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

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Whale Watching

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

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Entertainment

Venues

Few areas in Washington state offer the artistic and cultural diversity found 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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