Concrete, Washington
Attractions

For a small town, Concrete has a great number of attractions waiting to be discovered. Explore the numerous historic buildings, take a tour of a farm, drive the scenic Mountain Loop Highway, get scared silly on a ghost walk or relax at the Saturday Farmers Market. For more information on what to do in Concrete, read this page.


North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum. 7879 South Superior Avenue, Hangar 6, Concrete, WA 98237. Phone: 360-770-4848.


Art and Art Galleries

Sauk View Gallery. 7460 S. Dillard Avenue, Concrete, WA 98237. Phone: 360-853-8209.

Farm Tours

Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms

Farmers Market

Concrete Saturday Market. GPS: 48.538233; -121.74757.

Ghost Walk

Concrete Ghost Walk. Contact the chamber for more information at 360-853-8784.

Historic Sites

Community Bible Church. 7282 North D Avenue.
Built in the mid 1950's

Concrete Herald Building
Built in 1918 as a Model T Ford garage with gas station.

Concrete High School. 7830 S. Superior Avenue.
Built in 1952 this school is unique due to the fact that the central portion was built over the road leading to the school.

Concrete Theatre. 45920 Main Street.
Built in 1923

Henry Thompson Bridge. State Route 20.
Built in 1916-1918, this bridge was the longest single-span cement bridge in the world, back in the day, and used to be the only connection across the Baker River and into Skagit County.

Lower Baker Dam. 1 mile north of Concrete.
Completed in 1925 and two years later raised to 293 feet making it the highest hydroelectric dam in the world at that time.

Mt. Baker Presbyterian Church
Log structure built in 1908.

St. Catherine's Catholic Church
Built in 1912 by the Catholics of the community.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church
Built as a hospital in 1909

Town Hall
Originally built as as grade school in 1908.

Museums and Exhibits

Concrete Heritage Museum. 7380 Thompson Avenue, Concrete, WA 98237. Phone: 360-853-7042. E-mail

North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum. 7879 South Superior Avenue, Hangar 6, Concrete, WA 98237. Phone: 360-770-4848.

National Forest

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Darrington Ranger Station - 1405 Emens Avenue N, Darrington, WA 98241. Phone: 360- 436-1155.

Old growth forest located east of Seattle featuring scenic byways including the Loop Scenic Byway, lookouts, the Pacific Crest Trail, wilderness areas (Boulder River, Henry M. Jackson and Concrete Peak Wilderness) and a national recreation area.

Performing Arts - Theater

Concrete Theater. 45920 Main Street, Concrete, WA 98237. Phone: 360-941-0403. E-mail

Scenic Byway

Mountain Loop Highway. Mt. Baker- Snoqualmie National Forest.

This scenic byway loops through the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest providing access to Boulder River, Henry M. Jackson and Concrete Peak Wilderness areas plus hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Length: 27 miles; Time: 40 minutes.

State Parks

Rasar State Park. 38730 Cape Horn Road, Concrete, WA 98237. Phone: 360-902-8844; Reservations: 1-888-226-7688.

Rasar is a 169 acre park that has playground equipment and 4,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on the Skagit River. Eagle watching is best in early fall and early winter.

Rockport State Park. 51095 Highway 20 (8 miles east of Concrete), Rockport, WA 98283. Phone: 360-902-8844.

This 670 acre park is in an ancient forest which contains old growth that has never been logged leaving the entire ecosystem in place. Located in this park is the David Douglas Historical Marker. David Douglas, a horticulturalist, discovered the Douglas fir in 1825.

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