Little Cranberry Lake — A perfect complement hike to your Thanksgiving Day celebration

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Quick Facts: Location: Anacortes-Fidalgo Island Land Agency: Anacortes Community Forest Lands Roundtrip: 1.9 miles Elevation Gain: 100 feet Green Trails Maps: Deception Pass Anacortes Community Forest Lands – 41S Access:  From Exit 230 on I-5 in Burlington, head west on SR 20 to junction with SR 20-Spur. Continue right on SR 20-Spur to Anacortes. At traffic light near old town, […]

River Meadows Park─Wander along the Stillaguamish River

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Quick Facts: Location: South Fork Stillaguamish River, near Arlington Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 2.5 miles Elevation Gain: 150 feet Contact: Snohomish County Parks Notes: Dogs must be leashed. Access: From Exit 208 on I-5 head east on SR 530 to Arlington. One mile beyond junction with SR 9 (just after crossing the South […]

La Center Bottoms─Wintering bird haven on the East Fork of the Lewis River

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Quick Facts: Location: La Center, Clark County Wash. Land Agency: Vancouver-Clark County Parks Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 30 feet Special Note: Dogs permitted on leash. Access: From Vancouver, head north on I-5 to Exit 16. Turn right onto La Center Road and proceed for 1.6 miles to the bridge over the East Fork Lewis […]

Boulder River─ walk among crashing waterfalls and through primeval forest

Spectacular waterfalls crash down the
canyon walls surrounding Boulder River.

Quick Facts Location: Boulder River Wilderness, near Darrington Land Agency: National Forest Service Round trip: 8.6 miles Elevation Gain: 750 feet Green Trails Maps: Oso, WA- no. 77, Granite Falls, WA- no 109 Access: From Arlington follow SR 530 for 20 miles. Just beyond Milepost 41 near a subdivision turn right onto FR 2010 and […]