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Riverfront Park
, located in town on the Skagit River, with a covered picnic area, two shelters, barbecue pits in each shelter and others throughout the park; 50-plus picnic tables, 4 restrooms and an RV park. There is also a boat launch with a restroom and picnic table

Bingham Park, at Highway 20 and Cook Road, has a shelter, barbecue pits, 9 or 10 picnic tables, benches, restrooms, a playground and a ballfield.

Memorial Park, at State and Ball Streets, has picnic shelter, picnic tables, benches, playground, and barbecue pits.

Harry Osborne Park, at Highway 20 and Ferry, includes the Sedro-Woolley Information Center and a gift shop, housed in the caboose of the old steam train. It will have picnic tables this year.

Metcalf Park, next to Holland Drug on Metcalf Street, is privately owned but maintained by the city. It has a picnic table, bench, and view of the mural on the side of the building.

Lions (Roadside) Park, on Highway 20 near Reed Street, has picnic tables, barbecue pits and water available.

Howard Miller Park Steelhead Park  52804 Rockport Park Rd, Rockport (Take Exit 230 Hwy 20 off I-5 and head east about 37 miles to Rockport.)  Howard Miller was born in Skagit County, and in his adult years, served as a Skagit County Commissioner for 16 years. In 1966, Howard Miller was responsible for the first purchase of land (15 acres) that included 39 campsites; complete with electrical hook ups for RV’s, tent sites, a picnic shelter, and a restroom. On December 2,1982 the park officially dedicated Howard Miller Steelhead Park. [HMSP]. The land was obtained from Burlington Northern Railroad, Seattle City Light, and private sources. Eighty-eight more acres was added to HMSP in 1989. This land was purchased from Summit Timber Co. HMSP is home to the Skagit River Interpretive Center and the Bald Eagle Awareness Team. Annual events include the Bald Eagle Festival,guest speakers, guided walks and educational programs. For more information contact SRBEAT at 853-7626 srbeatic@fidalgo.net
In addition, there are many other recreational activities along the Wild and Scenic Skagit River. Activities include fishing, river rafting, biking, hiking, history, wildlife viewing and more.

County Parks Skagit county has a variety of parks available for your use.

State and National Parks
Nearby Rasar State Park, has 51 campsites on 168 wooded acres. Located along the north shore of the Skagit River, approximately 14 miles east of Sedro-Woolley, WA in Skagit County. The park is on two levels, with restrooms, picnic shelters, playgrounds, roads and campsites on the upper level; the lower level, with trails alongside the river, has been left largely undisturbed for the enjoyment of campers and hikers. The park is located near Birdsview, between Hamilton and Concrete on the Skagit River.

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Park includes federally designated wilderness areas, the Skagit Wild and Scenic River System and the Mt. Baker National Recreation Area. Visitors to the area can enjoy hiking, camping, and winter activities such as skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

The Mt. Baker Ranger District contains two wilderness areas and part of a third. These areas are in a wild and natural state, often with rugged terrain that challenges hikers.

During the winter, when chinook and coho salmon return to the river to spawn, one of the Northwest’s largest populations of bald eagles comes to the Skagit to feed on salmon carcasses.

The Mt. Baker Ranger Station is a source of information for visitors to the National Park, with a full range of guide books and detailed hiking maps. It is also a great place to purchase parking passes to park at National Forest trailheads. Fees collected are used to maintain trails in the local area. Phone: (360) 856-5700 extension 515

North Cascades Institute is a nonprofit environmental education organization offering field-based programs for schools, adult field seminars, teacher training and curriculum development. The institute has programs for all ages, from Elderhostel for seniors to Mountain School and Camp for school-age children. Phone: (360) 856-5700 extension 209

Mountain students hike and explore, learning about mountain ecosystems, native plants, wildlife, habitats, geology, cultural history and conservation.

You can contact the Mt. Baker Ranger Station (U.S.F.S), North Cascades National Park, and the North Cascades Institute at 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Park Information Phone Numbers

  • Sedro-Woolley City Parks (360) 855-1661
  • Skagit County Parks (360) 336-9414