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.
Birds of Prey
How to Get
Map and Driving Directions
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.
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.
A Discover Pass or WDFW Vehicle Access Pass
is required on all WDFW lands. Learn more at DiscoverPass.wa.gov