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

    The Washington Park boat launch has reopened today, 3/8/2019. The dock has been retrofitted with a shortened span so please use caution. Read on...
  2. Tursi Park Zipline Closed for Repairs

  3. 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.