Photos by Tag: park

January 24th, 2020

Let’s go fishing

Friday afternoon was beautiful, a fact not lost on these fishermen at Cranberry Lake in Deception Pass State Park.

August 31st, 2011

Storvik Park

When it comes to entertaining kids outdoors, it’s hard to beat Storvik Park on 32nd Avenue. This nine-acre park offers something for everyone, including a wonderful community-built playground dedicated in 2008. In addition to playgrounds, the park features a ball field, soccer field, basketball court, horseshoe pits and gazebo picnic area. Many walkers take advantage […]

May 24th, 2011

Waterfront gem

If you haven’t been down to see it yet, make a point of putting the Seafarers’ Memorial Park on your calendar. This park, located adjacent to the south end of Cap Sante Boat Haven, is destined to be a favorite recreational spot for tourists and city residents alike.

May 20th, 2011

Seafarers’ is back!

It was a perfect day to mark the culmination of a years-long reclamation project at Seafarers’ Memorial Park, the shoreline park owned and operated by residents of the Anacortes Port District. A sun-splashed Mt. Baker loomed on the horizon as hundreds of Re-opening guests explored the waterfront site that is destined to draw crowds for […]

April 27th, 2011

Design by LePage

Causland Park in downtown Anacortes features a unique design by French-Canadian artist and architect John Baptiste LePage (1857-1939). LePage also supervised construction of the park, accomplished over a two-year period by a team of volunteers. Great Northern Railroad donated the property, and construction costs were paid by private contributors and the City of Anacortes. Construction […]

April 17th, 2009

Sharpe Park

I pulled over at Sharpe Park the other day, before the spring showers came. It’s a wonderful place for a west side island bluff adventure.

April 10th, 2009

Heron silouette

During Thursday’s break in weather I stopped in at Ace of Hearts Rotary Park, a park in the making off of “H” Avenue in south Anacortes. I disrupted the sunbathing of this heron, who opted for a new spot in a pasture a few hundred feet away. This area, complete with perimeter wetlands, will someday […]

February 25th, 2009

Park progress

Work continues with landscaping and placement of playground equipment at John and Doris Tursi Park near the entrance to Rock Ridge, at the intersection of West 12th and Pennsylvania Avenue.

January 28th, 2009

New shoreline park

Port of Anacortes facilities already include awesome public amenities at Cap Sante Boat Haven, but now there is a new park at the foot of “O” Avenue on the Guemes Channel. This park project, which included environmental enhancements (removal of creosote pilings, etc.), was funded in part by the state Department of Commerce JDF program.

January 26th, 2009

Rotary Park stroll

This couple made a wise decision Tuesday morning, taking advantage of the sun for a romantic stroll along the path from Cap Sante Boat Haven to Rotary Park on the Anacortes shoreline.

January 15th, 2009

Get the picture

Take advantage of the coming break in weather to get out and enjoy one of this community’s most precious assets … Washington Park. Take 12th Street/Oakes west past the ferry terminal and hook up with the loop road that leads to this vantage point above Burrows Bay. Pedestrians only before 10 a.m.

January 7th, 2009

New city park

Construction and landscaping crews are busy this week at the new John and Doris Tursi Park near the intersection of West 12th and Pennsylvania Avenue, adjacent to the Rock Ridge neighborhood and Anacortes Airport.

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