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Conserving wildlife habitat, agricultural and forest lands, scenic open space, wetlands, and shorelines for the benefit of our community and as a legacy for future generations.

Tope Ryan Property

Property Description

This property protects 16 acres with 900 feet of shoreline along the Samish River, north of Burlington. The property also contains native riparian forest and several acres of pasture. This is a great property for wildflowers and bird watching. It was donated in June, 1996.


This property is open to the public, however the terrain can be difficult to deep channels. Things to do here include walking along the trail, fishing, birding.

Driving directions: From Mount Vernon take the I-5 Bow Hill exit #236, and go east on Bow Hill, continuing along it when it turns into Prairie Rd, for about 3 miles.  Turn right onto Grip Road.  The property is the first driveway on the left, as indicated by a Skagit Land Trust sign.

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Tope Ryan Conservation Area

Property Info

  • Type: Trust-Owned
  • Location: Alger
  • Acreage: 16 acres
  • Date Added: 1996
  • Please visit this property!

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