Rasar State Park, 1992

Category Overview

State Parks grants help preserve and develop our state’s best outdoor recreation areas by funding new campgrounds and amenities to increase the capacity of our parks, creating new parks, improving park resources, and protecting historical areas. These grants help our state continue to develop our world-class parks system to share our cultural heritage and natural treasures with all of its visitors.

Project Highlights

This project is for the initial development of Rasar State Park. The site is located along the upper Skagit River in Skagit County. Development includes providing roads, parking, administrative facilities, and public day use facilities.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: State Parks Category: State Parks WWRP Grant: $1,706,571.59 Applicant Match: $0.00 Project Type: Development County: Skagit Legislative District: 39 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 93-849

Location Details

Located along the north shore of the Skagit River in Skagit County, approximately 19 miles east of Burlington, Wash. From the west: Take the Hwy. 20 (North Cascade Highway) exit at Burlington, and continue east to Sedro Woolley. Drive east on Hwy. 20 approximately 14 miles. Turn right on Lusk Rd., and continue 3/4 mile to Cape Horn Rd. Turn left and proceed one mile to park entrance. From the east: Drive six miles east from Concrete to Russell Rd. Turn left and drive south about 3/4 mile. Turn right onto Cape Horn Rd., and continue east two miles to park entrance.

What is the WWRP

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.