Lewis and Clark State Park─Discover beautiful Old Growth Forest along the old highway ninety-nine

Towering Douglas-fir and western red cedar line the trails of Lewis and Clark State Park.

Quick Facts Location: Chehalis River Valley Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 125 feet Note: Discover Pass required; dogs permitted on leash. Access: From Exit 68 on I-5, proceed 2.5 miles east on US 12 to Mary’s Corner. Turn right onto Jackson Highway entering state park in .7 mile. Continue another […]

Lake Tye—Greenbelt Park preserves history and scenery

Enjoy pastoral farm views from the edge of the city at Lake Tye

Quick Facts Location: City of Monroe Land Agency: Monroe Parks and Recreation Department Roundtrip: 1.6 miles Elevation Gain: None Note: Dogs must be on leash. Access: From Everett follow US 2 east towards Monroe. Turn right at first traffic light onto Fryelands Boulevard. Continue for .7 mile to junction with Wales Street. Turn right into […]

Oyster Dome─The Pearl of the Chuckanut Mountains

View_From_Oyster_Dome

Quick Facts Location: Chuckanut Mountains Land Agency: Washington Department of Natural Resources Roundtrip: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 1,900 feet Special Note: Oyster Dome and Bat Caves can be hazardous in icy and wet conditions. Contact: Washington DNR, Northwest Region; www.dnr.wa.gov Access: Trailhead is located just past milepost 10 on SR 11 (Chuckanut Drive) 12 miles […]

Eagle Trail─Come celebrate Arlington’s Eagle Festival on this hike along the Stillaguamish River

A bald eagle perched in an alder scans the river for dinner

Quick Facts Location: Arlington Land Agency: City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Roundtrip: 1.7 miles Elevation Gain: none Special Note: Dogs permitted on leash. Access: From Exit 208 on I-5 head east on SR 530 for 4.0 miles to junction with SR 9 in Arlington. Continue east on SR 530 for another 0.1 mile turning […]