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Posted on: August 20, 2019

GUEMES CHANNEL TRAIL REPAIR UPDATE

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The week of August 12th Parks Maintenance Staff began delivering rock to the phases I and VII storm damaged areas of the trail with City dump trucks. A Parks Staff operator used an excavator to place the rocks, along with the assistance of co-workers on t...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Thompson Trail 50,000 Users Strong in 2019

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A new trail counter on the Thompson Trail has shown us how popular the trail is with city residents and guests.  Just over 50,000 users have been counted on the trail near the trestle since it was installed 8 months ago.  Keep walking (a...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Update

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Thank you for your patience this week while we started repairing damage caused by winter storms on the Guemes Channel Trail.   Next week crews will be back to repair the trail surface and prepare the planting areas along the shoreline.  ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Bike Skills Course Proposal

Bike Skills Course Proposal

The Parks and Recreation Department and Forest Advisory Board are weighing the pros and cons of locating a bike skills course at the old city dump off trail #10 in the Community Forest Lands.  At public meetings since M...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Guemes Channel Trail Repair Commences

Guemes Channel Trail users, thank you for your patience while we’ve finalized permitting for trail repairs.  Repair work will start this week. 

The week of August 12 – 16, sections of the trail will be closed for repai...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Washington Park Boat Launch Update 7/19/19

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Washington Park Boat Launch Update…since February we have been working hard to repair and replace this important link to recreational boating in the San Juan Islands. We are still working our way through a multi-level permitting process that includes Fede...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

A Town 2019 Spring/Summer Edition

Sign up for classes that are listed in the spring/summer edition of the A Town brochure begin on MONDAY - APRIL 29 - 8:00 am.

2019 Spring/Summer A Town What's Happening in Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Warning signs in Anacortes Community Forest Lands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 26, 2017 - Anacortes, WA - The
City of Anacortes has posted Warning signs on four trails in the CommunityForest Lands to alert trail users that there is a wild animal refuge in
unincorporated Skagit County.  The ...

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