Parks & Enrichment Services

UPDATE:  Our Parks and Enrichment Services Administration Office is currently closed.  You can still reach us during business hours by phone at (360)336-6215.  For the most up to date information on the Parks Department and all City Departments updates in response to 

COVID-19 please visit the City’s dedicated web page here:  City of Mount Vernon COVID-19 Information & Updates.

Little Mountain at Sunset

 "Our commitment is to continually strive to create and maintain quality services, facilities, and leisure experiences which are readily accessible to the public."

Whether you are looking for youth programs, adult day trips, or family entertainment, Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation has something to offer all of our community members and out of town guests; and, with over 850 acres of park land and more than 14 miles of City trails, there are also unlimited possibilities for outdoor adventures right here in our very own neighborhood.


Check out the New Disc Golf Course at Edgewater Park!Click here for more details!

Edgewater Disc Golf Course Map

Public Notice- Little Mountain Skills Park & Parking Lot Project

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Unplug & Play!  (Watch our new video - click here) 

Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services Department invites you to “Unplug and Play” in the beautiful City of Mount Vernon.  Experience our wide variety of activities and events available for your enjoyment throughout the year; including the Illuminight Walk, Tulip Festival Street Fair, Children’s Art Festival, 4th of July Music and Fireworks, and many more.  Visit our activities and events schedule at, and come “unplug and play” with us!