Heybrook Lookout—Snowline prober above the Forks of the Wild Sky

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Quick Facts: Location: Near Index, Skykomish Valley Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 2.2 miles Elevation Gain: 850 feet Access: From Everett follow US 2 east for 37 miles to trailhead located on north side of highway just after entering Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Contact: Skykomish Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest Good […]

Mainline Trail—Hike through the heart of the Paradise Valley Conservation Area

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Quick Facts: Location: Maltby Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: minor ups and downs Access: From SR 522 in Maltby (5.0 miles east of Woodinville; 8.0 miles west of Monroe) head east on Paradise Lake Road for 1.7 miles to trailhead. Notes: Dogs must be on leash. Park open 7 am […]

Lowell Riverfront Trail—Out of industrial ashes a riverside trail and park are born

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Quick Facts: Location: Lowell neighborhood, city of Everett Land Agency: Everett Parks and Recreation Contact: Everett Parks and Recreation Department Roundtrip: 4.0 miles Elevation Gain: None Access: From Exit 192 on I-5 in Everett head east on 41st Street. Turn right (south) onto 3rd Ave and proceed for 1.2 miles to four-way stop. Turn left onto […]

Lanham Lake—Sublime snowshoeing above Stevens Pass

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Quick Facts Location: Stevens Pass Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Roundtrip: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 1,140 feet Green Trails Map: Alpine Lakes-Stevens Pass WA No. 176S Special Note: Slight avalanche concern. Contact: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Access: From Everett head east on US 2 to Stevens Pass. Continue east for another 5.8 miles turning right into the […]