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. Heart Lake Treatment Plan

    The final draft of the Alum Treatment Plan for Heart Lake is available. Read on...
  2. A Town 2018 Budget Edition

    The A Town 2018 Budget Edition is now available for viewing. A Town 2018 Budget Edition
  3. Anacortes Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Plan Update

    The Anacortes Parks & Recreation Department is updating its 2009 Comprehensive Plan. Three public meetings have been scheduled in order to gather community input on the existing plan, as well as new goals, objectives and inventory. Read on...
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Neighborhoods Video

Anacortes is the focus of a Comcast “Neighborhoods” video that features Mayor Laurie Gere, Park Director Gary Robinson, Museum Education Coordinator Bret Lunsford and local Store owner Frank Michaud. A special thank you to Sabrina Register for highlighting the beauty and diverse options of the area.