White Chuck Bench Trail — Glacier-fed Whitewater

Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  4.4 miles Elevation gain: 300 feet Green Trails Map: Green Trails, Mountain Loop Highway, WA- no. 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Notes: trail currently under construction Access: From Darrington follow Mountain Loop Highway for 9.0 miles. Turn […]

Cranberry Lake Trail—A sweet little hike on Camano Island

Quick Facts: Location: Camano Island Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 2.2 miles Elevation Gain: 125 feet Contact: Cama Beach State Park Notes: Discover Pass required; Dogs must be leashed Access: From Exit 212 on I-5, travel west on SR 532 to Camano Island to a junction at 10.0 miles. Bear left onto NE Camano Drive and […]

Index Town Wall –Steep and stunning hike above the Forks of the Sky

Quick Facts: Location: Skykomish River Valley near Index Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 2.6 miles Elevation gain: 1,300 feet Green Trails Maps: Alpine Lakes Stevens Pass Map 176S Contact: Washington State Parks  Notes: Discover Pass required; Dogs must be leashed Access: From Everett follow US 2 east for 36 miles. Turn left onto North […]

The Hummocks — Hike through the former heart of Mount St. Helens

Quick Facts: Location: Spirit Lake Highway, Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Land Agency: National Forest Service Roundtrip: 2.5 miles Elevation Gain: 250 feet Contact: Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument Green Trails Map: Mount St Helens 332S Notes: Northwest Forest Pass (or interagency pass) required; dogs prohibited; off trail travel prohibited. Practice Leave No Trace […]