Deception Creek—Big trees, wilderness valley, no crowds—and that’s the truth!

A hiker admires cascading Deception Creek.

Quick Facts Location: Skykomish River Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 10.0 miles Elevation Gain: 1,200 feet Notes: Northwest Forest Pass required; Dogs permitted on leash. Contact: Skykomish Ranger District: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest; (360) 677-2414; www.fs.fed.us/r6/mbs Green Trails Map: Stevens Pass-No. 176 Access: From Everett drive US 2 east to the small […]