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Rasar State Park

Explore a variety of trails in Rasar State Park. There are 2 miles of trails in the main campground area. These can be hiked in a short or long loop which goes along the shoreline of the Skagit River. The Woods Trail takes you to the Skagit River Trail, heading west about 0.3 mile and traveling through tall cedars, maples, and firs and then reaches private property. From here, continue your walk along the 4000 foot trail along the Skagit River.

Views of Sauk Mountain are possible on clear days from the Field Trail, a mowed path which returns you to the impeccably groomed, large campground. Many small trails branch off the two main routes for exploring, making this a great campsite for kids and families.

The campsite includes a great play area and a large covered picnic area with kitchen. There are Junior Ranger programs offered on the weekends. This is a very nice park for all ages. The campsites are large and the area is very well maintained.
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Rasar State Park — Jan 19, 2014 — Surviving Urban
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Ben and I headed out Sunday morning for foggy drive. We ended up at Rasar State Park hand hiked alon...
Ben and I headed out Sunday morning for foggy drive. We ended up at Rasar State Park hand hiked along some of the trails there. The trails we hiked were well maintained and inviting. No issues to report, just an encouragement to stop and walk the trails of Rasar State Park. The fog was a great addition to our time there and made it a little more mysterious.

For more on our time visit:
http://survivingurban.com/foggy-walk-at-rasar-state-park/

-Ken
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Rasar State Park — Nov 13, 2013 — Bob and Barb
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After setting up camp at Rasar SP, we hiked the easy and scenic trails in the park. The Woods Trail ...
After setting up camp at Rasar SP, we hiked the easy and scenic trails in the park. The Woods Trail takes you to the Skagit River Trail which goes west about 0.3 mile and travels through tall cedars, maples, and firs and then reaches private property. From here you return to continue your walk along the 4000 ft trail along the Skagit River. The Field Trail is a mowed path which returns you to the CG. We saw 5 eagles perched in trees across the river. A group of 3 were "talking" to each other. There were several varieties of mushrooms, but many were soggy from the recent rains. This is a very nice park for all ages. The campsites are large and the area is very well maintained.
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Rasar State Park — Nov 18, 2012 — Bob and Barb
Day hike
Features: Fall foliage
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We had camped at Rasar SP since Wednesday so hiked a short part of their trail system before leaving...
We had camped at Rasar SP since Wednesday so hiked a short part of their trail system before leaving for home. There are 2 miles of trails in the main CG. The trail system can be hiked in a short or long loop part of which goes along the shoreline of the Skagit River and then through a field where Sauk Mt can be seen on a clear day. Dave, the CG host, told us they are working on a 2 mile loop trail in the Group section of the CG which is across the road from the main CG. There are 3 cabins in the group area which can be rented. In winter the fee is $75. per night. The Whidbey Island Retired Chief Petty Officers Association has adopted this park so it is well cared for and a recommended destination for camping with a family!
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Rasar State Park — Jul 23, 2012 — retromama
Day hike
Features: Wildflowers blooming | Ripe berries
Issues: Mudholes | Water on trail | Bugs
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There are many different hiking trails at the park. The Skagit Woods Trail follows along the Skagit ...
There are many different hiking trails at the park. The Skagit Woods Trail follows along the Skagit River. The Field Trail takes you through a meadow. There are many small trails that branch from these two. There was a nice area off the Skagit Woods Trail that gave you access to the river and a great sandy beach. I'd be cautious about letting kids dip their feet in the river though. It looked fast and deep.

I'm glad we discovered this park and it's hiking trails. All of the trails are well maintained and great for hikers of all ages, especially children. When they tire of hiking, there is a play area and large covered picnic area/kitchen. If you happen to be here on a weekend, the park staff offer a Junior Ranger program (we missed out on this, unfortunately).

To see more about our hike go to: http://1retromama.blogspot.com/[…]/rasar-state-park-concrete-wa.html
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Rasar State Park — Jul 07, 2012 — HikingwithMimi
Day hike
Features: Ripe berries
Issues: Bugs
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My husband and I walked around this park for the first time. There are lots of walking trails and th...
My husband and I walked around this park for the first time. There are lots of walking trails and the park is really well maintained. This is a perfect place to picnic and walk around/camp in. We will definetely return when our son gets older to camp.
There were a lot of mosquitos, but I think that is true where ever you go because of the wet spring that we have been having.
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View of Sauk Mountain from Rasar State Park, photo by Bob and Barb.
Location
North Cascades -- West Slope
Washington State Parks
Statistics
Roundtrip 3.7 miles
Features
Rivers
Mountain views
Wildlife
User info
Discover Pass required
Guidebooks & Maps
Day Hiking: North Cascades (Romano - Mountaineers Books)

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