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Description - Rasar State Park is located in Skagit County, 19 miles east of I-5. It features 4000 feet of Skagit River frontage with extensive hiking trails, an interpretive kiosk, interpretive trail signs and picnicking and camping facilities.

Attractions - Rasar State Park contains 168 acres with 4000 feet of Skagit River frontage. The park features extensive hiking trails with an interpretive kiosk and interpretive trail signs.

Recreation - The primary park activities are picnicking, hiking, and camping. Park facilities include 22 utility and 17 standard campsites, 10 walk-in tent sites (this includes 3 4-person Adirondack shelters), three hiker-biker sites, a trailer dumping station, picnic sites, a reservable kitchen shelter, day use parking sites, and two comfort stations.

Climate - Washington's climate varies with each region. Rasar State Park is located in an area "protected" by surrounding ocean waters and mountain ranges. Temperatures are consistently moderate, rarely topping 80 degrees in the summer and rarely falling below 30 degrees in the winter.

Annual rainfall averages 26 inches. In the summer months, and especially during July and August, the park may go for weeks without a cloud in the sky. Snowfalls occur mainly in January and February and usually total only one or two inches. Northeast winds may cause temperature extremes.

Location - Rasar State Park is located along the north shore of the Skagit River in Skagit County approximately 19 miles east of Interstate 5.

To reach Rasar State Park from the west, take the Highway 20 (North Cascade Highway) exit at Burlington and continue east to Sedro-Woolley. Go east on Highway 20 from Sedro-Woolley approximately 14 miles. Turn right on Lusk road and continue 3/4 mile to Cape Horn road. Turn Left and proceed two miles to the park entrance.

Persons approaching from the east should continue six miles east from Concrete, Washington to Russell Road. Turn left onto Russell Road and go south about 3/4 of a mile. Turn right onto Cape Horn Road and continue east 12 miles to the park entrance.


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Filed By: jean (seattle, WA)
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Great family campground. Clean bathrooms. Updated playground. Nice hikes for toddlers and younger children. River access was very nice. Sandy area for kids, but most areas were deep drop-offs in river, so not for swimming, and need to keep eye on kids and adults.


More Information

Contact Information:
Rasar State Park, 38730 Cape Horn Rd. , Concrete, WA, 98237, Phone: 360-826-3942, Fax: 360-826-3942

Additional Information:
North Cascades - The North Cascade Range is a towering mass of granite spires and prehistoric glaciers. Amid these jagged peaks, you can walk in the quiet of ancient forests, swim in seas of wildflower and peer into the glass of alpine lakes. This is sacred country for casual hikers and extreme mountaineers alike.
Washington State Parks - Washington has 149 state parks located around the state.

Links:
Washington State Parks - Official Agency Website

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