Round Lake — Find solitude on Lost Creek Ridge

Sloan Peak from the Lost Creek Ridge Trail.

Quick Facts:  Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Darrington Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 10.0 miles Elevation gain: 4300 feet Difficulty: strenuous Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Access: From Darrington follow the Mountain Loop Highway for 16 miles to a junction with Forest Road 49. Turn […]

Glacier Basin─Strike it rich with great views on this tough hike

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Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Barlow Pass Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 13.4 miles Elevation Gain: 2,050 feet Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Access: From Granite Falls follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 30 miles to Barlow Pass. Hike begins by walking up gated Monte Cristo Road. Note: Northwest Forest […]

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 […]

Nakashima Barn─Northern portal to long distance Centennial Trail

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Quick Facts Location: SR 9 just south of Skagit County line Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 8.0 miles Elevation Gain: Minimal Access: From Arlington (junction of SR 530-SR 9), follow SR 9 north for 7.6 miles turning left into park. Proceed .1 mile to parking area. Notes: Dogs must be on leash. Contact: Snohomish […]