Middle Fork Snoqualmie River─Snowline prober above the Forks of the Wild Sky

The Middle Fork Snoqualmie makes for
a wild and wonderful winter hike.

Quick Facts Location: Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley near North Bend Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 12.0 miles Elevation Gain: 700 feet Access: From Seattle, take I-90 east to exit 34 east of North Bend turning left onto SE Edgewick Road (468th Ave SE). Proceed for .6 mile turning right onto the Middle Fork […]

Heybrook Lookout—Snowline prober above the Forks of the Wild Sky

Heybrook Ridge's lookout rises high above the forest canopy to provide good valley viewing.

Quick Facts Location: Near Index, Skykomish Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 2.6 miles Elevation Gain: 850 feet Access: From Everett follow US 2 east for 37 miles to trailhead located on north side of highway just after entering Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Note: NW Forest Pass required. Contact: Skykomish Ranger District: Mount […]

Willapa Hills Trail─Follow the Chehalis River back into time

Enjoy nice views of the Chehalis River on the Willapa Hills Trail.

Quick Facts Location: Western Lewis County Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 10.0 miles Elevation Gain: 100 feet Access: From Chehalis (exit 77 on I-5) follow SR 6 west for 23 miles to the town of Pe Ell. At blinking red light turn left onto 6th Ave and proceed 0.1 mile to Trailhead at old […]