Kayaking is a great way to get out on the waters of western Skagit County and the nearby San Juan Islands.
The Skagit Valley is a birdwatcher’s dream in winter, when thousands of snow geese, swans and eagles stop here.
From the Skagit Flats to mountain passes in the North Cascades, cyclists have plenty of options when riding around Skagit County.
Just over the hills east of Mount Vernon lies a valley with a chain of beautiful lakes.
In 1870, the first steamer reached Mount Vernon, bringing settlers; within four years, regular steamer service was available from Seattle.
Traditional and emerging industries and at busy ports. Affordable housing, access to quality health care and quality schools.
From saltwater beaches on the Salish Sea to snow-capped Cascade peaks, Skagit County is truly a special place. Come discover its beauty.
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