Category: Skagit Valley & Fidalgo Island

Salmon Viewing Locations on the Loop

The following is a list of salmon viewing areas near the Cascade Loop. For a statewide list and details, visit  Osprey Park, Sultan Osprey Park is a short drive off the highway near Sultan. It is 85 acres of wetland and…

Summer on Fidalgo Island

Summer is a popular time for guests to visit Anacortes – we completely understand why! With our mild summer temperatures, lush forest lands to explore, and water that surrounds us on all sides, staying here is a terrific way to…

Bird Watching on Fidalgo Island

Bald eagles, marsh wrens and oyster-catchers; these are just a few of the birds one can spot on Fidalgo Island. Whether you are visiting for the day or staying for the weekend there are plenty of birding opportunities to enjoy….

Watchable Wildlife: Bald Eagles

Symbolized as the National bird of the United States in 1782, Bald Eagles are unique to North America and they can be found in abundance in many areas of the Cascade Loop throughout the year The size of these majestic…

Photographer’s Paradise!

The Cascade Loop Scenic Byway spans the east and west sides of Washington State?s Cascade Mountain Range, and photo opportunities along the route are varied and spectacular, covering all interests for professional photographers and snap-happy travelers alike. Spring brings blossoms…

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