River Trail–Big maples and hidden Snohomish riverfront at Lord Hill


  Quick Facts: Location: Snohomish Valley Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 5.2 miles Elevation gain: 650 feet Contact: Snohomish County Parks  Map: Snohomish County Parks Notes: Dogs permitted on leash Good to know: Dog-friendly, kid-friendly, snow-free winter hike, good trail running Access:  From Everett follow US 2 to SR 9. Head south on SR 9 and […]

North Creek Park─Enjoy being “bogged” down for the holidays


Quick Facts: Location: Mill Creek Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 30 feet Access: From I-5 Exit 183 follow 164th Street SE east to SR 527. Turn south and follow SR 527 to 183rd Street SE. Turn right (west) and proceed for a 0.5 mile to park entrance on right. Alternatively take […]

Al Borlin Park – Serene scenery along the Skykomish River


Quick Facts: Location: City of Monroe Land Agency: Monroe Parks and Recreation Department Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: Minimal Notes: Dogs must be on leash; Trail is prone to flooding during periods of heavy rain. Access: From Everett follow US 2 east to Monroe. Turn right onto SR 203 (Lewis Street). Proceed past Main Street traffic lights and within a short […]

Osprey Trails — Saunter through wildlife habitat along the Sultan River  


Quick Facts: Location: Sultan, Snohomish County Land Agency: City of Sultan Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: level Access:  From Everett, follow US 2 east to Sultan. Turn left onto 3rd Street and drive 0.6 mile north. Then turn left onto High Street and continue 0.1 mile to Osprey Park. Contact: City of Sultan Notes: Dogs permitted on leash Good to […]