Located in northern Snohomish County, Arlington lies on the Stillaguamish River in the western foothills of the Cascade Range. Arlington has 17 city-maintained parks, including nature preserves, neighborhood parks, boat launches, and gardens. Arlington School District also has 59 acres of sports fields and playgrounds open to public use during non-school hours. Arlington Municipal Airport hosts the annual "Arlington Fly-In" air show during the summer, where you can watch aerobatic pilots perform impressive maneuvers. Let your life take flight in the growing community of Arlington!
Arlington's historic downtown brings you back to the old American West with North Olympic Ave lined with historical wood and brick buildings. Strolling down the main street on a sunny day will show you why Arlington is one of the gateways to the Cascades, as you'll be treated to magnificent mountain views. If you can take your eyes off the views, you can enjoy the shops and restaurants that downtown Arlington has to offer. Moe's Coffee has both a coffee shop and a Lounge that serve cocktails, wine, beer, and live music. After Coffee and before evening drinks, enjoy boutiques like Ava Rose or Sassafras Vintage & Gifts. Cyclists will enjoy a stop at Arlington Velo Sport before heading out to ride on the Centennial Trail.
Parks & Recreation
Arlington sits at the start of State Highway 530 and is a gateway into the North Cascades with easy access to magical hikes like the Boulder River Canyon. However, the savvy outdoors enthusiast knows that Arlington is a destination worth sidetracking yourself in with its many parks and recreation options.
Arlington is near the northern end of the Centennial Trail and has many access points to the trail. Enjoy the downtown art walk along the path, or take your bike 25 miles south to Snohomish for the day. Visit Twin Rivers Park for playing fields and a disc golf course, or visit the outdoor exhibits at the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum.
Community & Safety
Things to Do
Arlington is full of activities for all ages. Whether hiking trails, shopping for gifts, or enjoying a bite to eat, you can find it all in Arlington.
Places to Eat
Places to Shop
Trails & Parks
- Twin Rivers Park
- Centennial Trail
- Centennial Park
- Legion Memorial Park
- Country Charm Conservation Area
- Wildlife Park Outback Kangaroo Farm
- Haller Park & Boat Launch