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2014 Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan Update -

MOUNT VERNON- City of Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Director, Larry Otos, is pleased to announce that the Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan draft document is now available.  The document can be viewed here or in hard copy at the following locations:

Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation Administration Office
1717 South 13th Street
Mount Vernon, WA  98274

Mount Vernon Community and Economic Development Office
910 Cleveland Avenue
Mount Vernon, WA  98273

Mount Vernon City Library
315 Snoqualmie Street
Mount Vernon, WA  98273

We would like to invite all interested parties to attend an open house meeting on Monday, July 28th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Hillcrest Park Lodge, located at 1717 South 13th Street in Mount Vernon.  This will be an opportunity to see an overview of the draft Comprehensive Plan and to comment on the document.  The City Planning Commission will review the document on August 19, 2014 and there will be a City Council public hearing on September 10, 2014 to finalize the document for approval.

Written comments can be submitted via email to  or mailed to:  Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation, 1717 South 13th Street, Mount Vernon 98274.  All comments must be submitted in writing.  

For further information, contact:
                                                Larry Otos, Director
                                                Parks and Recreation Department
                                                (360) 336-6215

Check out Kiwanis Spray Park in the July-August issue of World Waterpark Magazine by clicking here!

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. 

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Hillcrest Park

1717 South 13th Street
Mount Vernon, WA  98274
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