Hoyt Beach–Shoreline of solitude at the Mouth of the Sekiu River

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Location: Northwest Olympic Peninsula Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 2.0 miles High Point: sea level Elevation gain: none Contact: Washington State Parks (360) 902-8844 Notes: Discover Pass required; Dogs permitted on leash Access: From Port Angeles head west of US 101 for 5 miles. Turn right onto SR 112 and follow west for 46 miles to […]

Beaver Lake Loop–wetland wonderland on Lord Hill

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Location: Lord Hill Park near Snohomish Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 2.2 miles High Point: 650 feet Elevation gain: 200 feet Difficulty: easy Contact: Snohomish County Parks Notes: Dogs must be on leash; Map available online Access: From the city of Snohomish, exit SR 9 onto 2nd Street. Proceed east for a mile; then turn […]

Greenbank Farm–Plow through an array of family and dog friendly trails

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Quick Facts: Location: Whidbey Island Land Agency: Greenbank Farm Roundtrip: 3.0 miles High Point: 300 feet Elevation gain: 275 feet Contact: Greenbank Farm  Notes: Some trails are open to equestrians Access: From Mulkiteo take Washington State Ferry to Clinton on Whidbey Island. Then continue north on SR 525 for 14 miles to Greenbank and turn […]

Old Government Trail–Follow in the footsteps of long gone miners and adventurers

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Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 4.0 miles High Point: 2,450 feet Elevation gain: 400 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Map: Sloan Peak, WA- No. 111 Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (360) 436-1155 Notes: Northwest Forest Pass required Access: : From Granite Falls follow […]