Riverview Wildlife Refuge –Quiet bird sanctuary on the Snohomish River

Quick Facts Location: City of Snohomish Land Agency: Snohomish Department of Parks and Volunteer Programs Roundtrip: 2.2 miles Elevation gain: minimal Difficulty: Easy Contact: City of Snohomish and Pilchuck Audubon Society Notes: Dogs must be on a leash. Access:  From Everett head east on US 2 to SR 9. Then follow SR 9 south exiting […]

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 […]

Lake Sylvia─A great place to log some hiking miles

Quick Facts: Location: Montesano, Olympic Peninsula Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 4.9 miles Elevation Gain: 220 feet Access: From US 12 in Montesano, head north on Main Street past the county courthouse. Turn left onto Spruce Avenue proceeding three blocks. Then turn right on 3rd Street which becomes Sylvia Lake Road for 1.2 miles to […]

La Center Bottoms─Wintering bird haven on the East Fork of the Lewis River

Quick Facts: Location: La Center, Clark County Wash. Land Agency: Clark County Parks Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 30 feet Special Note: Dogs permitted on leash. Access: From Vancouver, head north on I-5 to Exit 16. Turn right onto La Center Road and proceed for 1.6 miles to the bridge over the East Fork Lewis River. […]