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Playground fun.

This is a fun little playground fence stuff from the schedule at River. Definitely not a place to... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Kim L
Mount Vernon, Washington
right next to the Skagit River (overlooking)

a great place to have a picnic, grounds have play equipment for the children with adults... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Mount Vernon, Washington
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  • Average33%
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  • Terrible0%
7 Jun 2018
“Great picnic spot”
23 Nov 2017
“Great location but sometimes sketchy”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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501 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Tons of parking and picnic tables as well as bicycle trails and the view!!!! The Potomac and Washington’s dock! Bathrooms as well.

Thank RickiePooFan
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This is a great park with a walking trail along the river and is absolutely beautiful, but there are sometimes people sleeping in old RVs or cars in the parking lot and it seems a little sketchy. Other times it seems fine.

Thank TravellngTeaDrinker
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The Lions have outdone themselves with this little space. It borders the Skagit River and offers children a safe/fun place to play, while adults can relax and take in the gorgeous riverside landscape. Public restrooms, walkway into town, and a great stop off en route...More

1  Thank elizamckee
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a fun little playground fence stuff from the schedule at River. Definitely not a place to play alone. The woods right next by have people living in them sometimes.

1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed 21 March 2017

a great place to have a picnic, grounds have play equipment for the children with adults supervision. We live in the town so visit different times of the year.

Thank lovesherfamily2006
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this riverside park. Nice and easy access. Lots of people enjoying the evening. We set up a couple of chairs and watched the river go by. A bit noisy due to I-5 traffic but a nice break.

Thank SYPaters
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Just stopped in to kill some time, and eat a flurry ice cream. It was getting near sundown and the weather was perfect. People walking dogs and eating on the tables. Very relaxing. Park was clean and safe.

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The trails are well maintained. There are pretty views of the Skagit River. This is a wonderful local park for dog walking.

1  Thank Woodsdweller1
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Even more so now, it's clean, quiet place to gaze at the river or perhaps picnic. So nice, and close in to town.

1  Thank mmichellew
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This small park is the beginning of the Riverwalk into downtown Mt Vernon. Parking is good and the restrooms are usually pretty clean. The playground has swings and a playset with slide, tubes and other fun things. There are tables with a view of the...More

Thank LelaC60
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