RECREATION

WA State FerriesFeaturing some of the most spectacular, diverse landscapes in the Pacific Northwest, recreation is an important driver of Skagit County’s economy.  With a nationally-designated Wild and Scenic River System, and serving as the gateway to the San Juan Islands to the west, and alpine peaks of North Cascades National Park to the east, Skagit County offers nearly unlimited, world-class recreation opportunities.

Leading Attractions  

  • North Cascades National Park
  • Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
  • Deception Pass State Park
  • San Juan Islands
  • Eagle and bird watching along the Skagit River