Parks & Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department seeks to preserve and enhance the quality of life that our residents enjoy by providing quality recreational facilities and opportunities regardless of age, race, sex, wealth and ability.


The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for the following:

Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve Trail
  1. Interpretive & Informational Hikes for All

    Please join Naturalist Denise Crowe and Parks Project Manager Bob Vaux on one of three free guided hikes along the completed phases of the Guemes Channel Trail. Read on...
  2. Warning signs in Anacortes Community Forest Lands

    The City of Anacortes has posted Warning signs on four trails in the Community Forest Lands to alert trail users that there is a wild animal refuge in unincorporated Skagit County. Read on...
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Anacortes Community Forest Land Maps

The Anacortes Community Forest Land Maps can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here  If you prefer to purchase a set of maps, you may do so by visiting City Hall - finance department.