Places to go in Anacortes, Washington - Anacortes Magazine


So Many Things to See in Anacortes

Little Cranberry Lake is located within Anacortes Community Forest Lands on Fidalgo Island in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Washington. The lake is deepened by a dam on the northern end which was constructed in the 1930s. … Continue reading

The W.T. PRESTON was the last sternwheeler to work in Puget Sound and is one of only two snagboats remaining in the contiguous United States. Her crews removed navigational hazards from the bays and harbors of the Sound and from … Continue reading

The Anacortes Museum exists to preserve and interpret the history of Fidalgo and Guemes Islands and to nurture in the community an awareness and appreciation of its heritage. Founded in 1958 and established at the Carnegie Library building in 1968, … Continue reading

This temporary site is fully enclosed and dog waste disposal bags are available. Portable restrooms are onsite for the owner’s as well. Dogs must have current vaccinations and a license as well. The permanent dog park is under development at … Continue reading

Causland Memorial Park (710 N Avenue) was built in the 1920’s by Louis Lepage and is on the National Register of Historic Places. A portion of the park is dedicated to Anacortes veterans from World War I to the Vietnam … Continue reading

Located just a few blocks from the Guemes Channel in the historic Old Town area, this outdoor venue on 4th Street, complete with stage and concession area, is available for an infinite range of events. Clients will also find state-of-the-art … Continue reading

A 1.5 acre, fenced, off-leash dog park with running water, a gazebo, kiddie pools, benches, chuckits and balls. Location: 38th St. & H Avenue

Storvik Park is a park of 8.7 acres. It has picnic tables, barbecues, restrooms, one little league game field which also serves as a multi-purpose youth soccer field and two basketball courts. Storvik also has children’s play equipment, and is … Continue reading

Fishing, boating, weather and lake information all in one place for Heart Lake (near Anacortes) in Skagit County, Washington and has boat launch access. Location: 2 miles S of Anacortes. Information to include topographical and bathymetric maps, WDFW special fishing … Continue reading

Great beach access, plenty of hiking trails, tide pools, picnic areas and more. Find out more

Bowman Bay is part of the Deception Pass Washington State Park. The bay is on the north side of the Deception Pass bridge.

The Tommy Thompson consists of approximately 3.3 miles of paved trail for pedestrians and bicyclists between 11th Street and across the train trestle to March Point. A breakdown of the mileage is 11th St. to 22nd St. is 0.6 miles, … Continue reading