Skagit Island

Skagit Island is one of many small islands in Skagit Bay. Skagit Bay is fed by the Skagit River whose waters come from the North Cascades and Canada. The 21-acre island has a primitive trail around its perimeter with best views to the south and neighboring Hope Island (North), also a Washington State Park island.

Approach: Generous beach area north of point for landing

Location: Skagit Island is east of Deception Pass and Cornet Bay, southwest of Kiket Island and at the south end of Similk Bay

Hazards: Swift currents on way to Deception Pass and north-eastern point of Skagit Island

Sites: 4

Water: None

Sanitation: Vault toilet

Overflow: None

Fires: Fire rings available, when a burn ban is not in effect

Fees: $12/night for up to 8 in site

Special Considerations: Neighboring Dot Island is a wildlife refuge, please stay at least 200 yards off shore.

Natural History: Skagit’s southern slopes, exposed to the sun, have fields of flowers. Both the common purple camas and white death camas can be found along with other native plants.

Latitude: 48.41525
Longitude: -122.577466

Additional Resources: Google Maps Page, Guide Book PDF