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Port of Skagit Trails

Puget Sound and Islands > Bellingham Area
48.5217, -122.6119 Map & Directions
Length
10.0 miles of trails
Elevation Gain
0 feet
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  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

This small network of trails between Anacortes and Burlington offers a nice outing for kids and adults alike. Continue reading

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Hiking Port of Skagit Trails

Located off Highway 20 between Anacortes and Burlington, this network of trails abuts Higgins Airport.

One-half mile up the road is a parking lot on the left. These are wide gravel trails perfect for jogging, biking, walking and berry picking. There is a total of about 10 miles of trait. Since they intersect and loop around each other, it is possible to create any length walk.

For kids, there is a really nice wetland section with a interpretive trail childrens story, told one sign at a time along the trail. There are also sign posts at every intersection so you can get your bearings.

While the lot often has half a dozen cars or more on a busy day, visitors can spread out in the network so it can seem uncrowded.

The trails are open from dawn to dusk, and please respect the neighboring businesses, including the airport, by staying on the designated trails. While running, walking and biking are permitted, horses and motorized users are prohibited.

Port of Skagit Trails

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.5217, -122.6119 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None

WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

driving directions

From Highway 20 west of I-5, turn north onto Farm to Market Road. Drive for 0.8 miles, and then turn right onto Ovenell Road. Half a mile down Ovenell Road, there is accessible parking, and another parking lot is found another half-mile at 15337 Ovenell Road (where the coordinates for this trailhead take you).

There is also accessible parking at the other end of this trail system, found at 11035 Higgins Airport Way.

take transit

Take the bus to the trailhead! Plan your trip by bus using TOTAGO.

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Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands > Bellingham Area

Port of Skagit

Guidebooks & Maps

http://www.beactiveskagit.org/uploads/Port%20Trail%20System.pdf

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