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Parks & Reserves

City Parks

Get outside and play! You won’t have to travel far for outdoor fun at these well-appointed Mount Vernon city parks. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy an off-leash dog park, playgrounds for the kids, skate park, picnic areas, water spray park, scenic outlooks and trails. For more ideas, check out Mount Vernon city parks. Here’s some of our top picks:

Bakerview Park

3101 E Fir Street, Mount Vernon (off Fir Street, east of LaVenture) — 39-acres with Off-Leash Dog Park, Skate Park, BMX Track, Playground, Basketball Court, Grass Play Area, Restrooms, Soccer Fields, and Walking Paths

Edgewater Park 

600 Behrens Millet Road, Mount Vernon — 54-acres with Boat Launch, Playground, Grass Play Area, Restrooms, Soccer Fields, and Softball Field

Hillcrest Park 

1717 13th Street, Mount Vernon — 31-acres with Gardens, Nature Area, Playgrounds, Grass Play Area, Picnic Shelters, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Community Building, On Leash Pets, Basketball Court, Soccer Fields, Softball Field, lighted Tennis Courts, and Walking Paths

Kiwanis Park

500 South 18th Street, Mount Vernon — Water Spray Park, Basketball Court, Picnic Tables, Playground, Restrooms, Softball Field, and Walking Paths

Little Mountain Park

500 Little Mountain Road, Mount Vernon — 522-acres with Trails, Nature Area, Picnic Tables, and Scenic Lookouts

State & National Parks

Skagit Wildlife Areas
The Skagit Wildlife Area is managed in 16 separate units totaling about 16,700 acres.
Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural Area
The Bald Eagle Interpretive Center focuses on habitat conservation, stewardship, and restoration in the spirit of celebration, education, and cooperation.

Rasar State Park

Rasar State Park is a 169-acre camping park with 4,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on the Skagit River. Wildlife observation opportunities, especially for eagle watching, are excellent, particularly in early fall and early winter.

Bay View State Park

Bay View State Park is a 25-acre camping park with 1,285 feet of saltwater shoreline on Padilla Bay. Over 11,000 acres of Padilla Bay are designated as National Estuarine Sanctuary. Breazeale Padilla Bay Interpretive Center is located a half mile north of the park.

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