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Belinda Rotton
21961 Wylie Road
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 445-4441
(360) 445-2093 fax

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Skagit Wildlife Area
Bald Eagle Natural Unit
The Bald Eagle Natural Area encompasses 2,450 acres along the upper Skagit River at the confluence with the Sauk River, east of Concrete. The property was acquired beginning in 1975 to protect bald eagle wintering habitat. The unit consists of mature, undisturbed forested habitat. Bird watching is popular in the winter.
Viewing Opportunities


  • Birds of Prey
  • Eagles
  • Songbirds
  • Waterfowl
  • Mammals

  • Small Mammals
  • Other

  • Reptiles/Amphibians
  • Spawning Salmon
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    From Interstate 5, drive east on Highway 20 to Rockport. Turn right (south) on Highway 530 and across the Skagit River bridge. Turn left on the first road after the bridge, Martin Rd., and proceed until Martin Rd. makes a 90-degree turn to the right. The parking lot is directly ahead.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Parking is available. There are no restroom facilities.
    Other Information
    This Unit is closed during hours of darkness.
    Unique Features
    This area offers viewing opportunities along the Skagit River for bald eagles and other wildlife. There is a short trail from the parking area to the edge of the river.
    Skagit Wildlife Area Waterfowl Hunting Guide
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
    Green Dot Maps
    No activities currently listed for this Unit.

    If you are Hunting or Fishing, remember to check all current regulations.

    Activities may include restrictions or require permits. Please see Public Conduct Rules for more information.