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Tommy Thompson Trail


 Paved trail in Anacortes that hugs the water, and provides a nice alternative to riding up Highway 20. One segment of the trail leads across Fidalgo Bay on a converted railroad trestle bridge to March Point.
The trail begins off March Point Road. Seagulls drop shells on trail here!

Location: Skagit County
City(s): Anacortes, WA
Length: 3.3 miles.  

Popularity:
 Rather
Elevation: Very flat
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Facilities Trail Condition  
Drinking Water:  No
Restrooms:  No
Benches:  Yes
Picnic Tables:  No
Surface Type:  Paved
Surface Quality:  9
Scenery:  9
Lighting: 0
Ratings:

0 = none/ the worst
5 = average
10 = excellent


Website: http://www.cityofanacortes.org/parks.php#.U9x8h_ldXDY
Maps:
Skagit County Bike Map

Directions: When entering Anacortes from highway 20, exit on Fidalgo Bay Road. Trailhead (no signs) is on your right within a mile.


Photo Gallery


Trail crosses Fidalgo Bay on a converted railroad trestle bridge.


A side view of the trestle bridge.


Crossing through an industrial area on the way downtown.


Nice views of nearby mountains abound on a clear day.


Trail passes parked boats a'plenty.

 

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