Boat launch to close for ramp replacement

posted 8.21.11

Beginning Aug. 23, the Faber Ferry North boat launch on the Skagit River will be closed to public access as crews install a new boat ramp, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today.

The water-access site, which is located five miles east of Concrete, will be closed through Sept. 15, said Kye Iris, WDFW regional lands supervisor. The project is funded with a grant administered through the U.S. Forest Service.

Two alternative boat launches are nearby: the Hamilton and Faber Ferry South launch sites. For more information on WDFW’s water access sites, go to

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