Notch Pass–Hike through history over the Quilcene Ridge

Location: Quilcene Valley, Northeast Olympic Peninsula Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 8.6 miles Elevation gain: 2,700 feet Contact: Hood Canal Ranger District Olympic National Forest, Quilcene (360) 765-2200 Access: From Quilcene drive US 101 south for 1.5 miles turning right onto Penny Creek Road. After 1.5 miles bear left onto Big Quilcene River Road […]

North Fork Sauk Falls–Thundering Cataract is a spectacular spectacle in the spring

Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Darrington Land Agency: MountBaker-SnoqualmieNational Forest Roundtrip: .5 mile Elevation gain: 100 feet Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (360) 436-1155 Green Trails Maps: Sloan Peak, WA-No. 111 Access: From Arlington, follow SR 530 east for 28 miles to Darrington. Turn right onto the Mountain Loop Highway and […]