Skagit Riverwalk Trail Phase 2

Category Overview

Trails grants help communities and recreation areas fund the creation and improvement of trails for walking, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. These grants help make communities more livable, create regional trails systems, and open up beautiful outdoor spaces for people to enjoy. WWRP is the largest source of trail support in the state of Washington.

Project Highlights

This project constructed a 22-foot wide concrete trail along the edge of the Skagit River that will be the centerpiece to the riverfront trail system in historic downtown Mount Vernon. The trail will extend 1800 feet south from the Division Bridge to Mount Vernon’s city center. Interpretive signs related to the the river will be placed along the trail. The project significantly increases public access to the shoreline and opportunities for recreation.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Mount Vernon Parks Department Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $781,200.00 Applicant Match: $281,200.00 Project Type: Development County: Skagit Legislative District: 10 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 10-1591

Location Details

Heading north on I-5, take the WA-536 W / KINCAID ST. exit- EXIT 226. Turn left onto E. KINCAID ST/WA-536. Stay on KINCAID ST 0.3 miles to MAIN ST. Turn right on MAIN ST and the revetment is on the left adjacent to the Skagit River with parking.

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.