Image Lake — Wilderness lake reflects Snohomish County’s supreme peak

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Quick Facts: Location: Glacier Peak Wilderness Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 33.0 miles Elevation Gain: 4,700 feet Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Notes: NW Forest or Interagency Pass required; No camping within ¼ mile of Image Lake—use established campsites; no fires at lake; respect re-vegetation […]

Cape Flattery─Hike to the northwestern most point in Washington State

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Quick Facts: Location: Olympic Peninsula Coast Land Agency: Makah Nation Reservation Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 300 feet Contact: Makah Indian Nation Green Trails Map: Cape Flattery, WA- No 98S Notes: Dogs allowed on leash, Makah Recreation Pass required ($10, available at Washburn’s General Store and the Makah Museum in Neah Bay). Access: From Port […]

Circle Peak–Round this summit for fantastic 360-degree views

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Location: White Chuck River Valley, Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 18.6 miles High Point: 5,983 feet Elevation gain: 4,800 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Maps: Mountain Loop Highway no. 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest (360) 436-1155 Access: Take Exit 208 off of I-5 following SR […]

Copper Butte via Old Stage Trail– Take a historic route to the rooftop of the Kettle River Range

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Quick Facts: Location: Kettle River Range Land Agency: Colville National Forest Roundtrip: 6.0 miles Elevation Gain: 1615 feet Contact: Colville National Forest, Three Rivers Ranger District-Kettle Falls Access: From Republic, head east on SR 20 for 21 miles turning left onto FR 2030 (Albion Hill Road). From Kettle Falls, head west on SR 20 for 22 miles turning […]