Little Cranberry Lake — A perfect complement hike to your Thanksgiving Day celebration

Quick Facts: Location: Anacortes-Fidalgo Island Land Agency: Anacortes Community Forest Lands Roundtrip: 1.9 miles Elevation Gain: 100 feet Access:  From Exit 230 on I-5 in Burlington, head west on SR 20 to junction with SR 20-Spur. Continue right on SR 20-Spur to Anacortes. At traffic light near old town, continue left on 12th Street (still SR 20-Spur and12th Street […]

Greenbank Farm–Plow through an array of family and dog friendly trails

Quick Facts: Location: Whidbey Island Land Agency: Port of Coupeville Roundtrip: more than 4.0 miles of trails High Point: 300 feet Elevation gain: up to 280 feet Contact: Port of Coupeville Recommended Resource: Urban Trails Everett (Mountaineers Books) Notes: Some trails are open to equestrians; some trails are in an off-leash dog area Access: From Clinton Ferry Terminal on Whidbey […]

Green River Natural Area–Explore this Sprawling Greenbelt between Auburn and Enumclaw

  Quick Facts: Location: South King County Land Agency: King County Parks Round Trip: more than 7 miles of trails Elevation Gain: up to 650 feet Contact: King County Parks Recommended Resource: Urban Trails Tacoma (Mountaineers Books) Notes: Dogs allowed on leash Access: From SR 18 in Auburn the exit for SR 164 (Auburn Way […]

Chuckanut Ridge — Follow a rough and tumble ridge to sweeping viewpoints

Quick Facts: Location: Chuckanut Mountains Land Agency: Whatcom County Parks and Washington State Parks Round Trip: 10.8 miles roundtrip Elevation Gain: 2000 feet Contact: Whatcom County Parks Recommended Resource: Urban Trails Bellingham (Mountaineers Books) Detailed map: Square One Maps Chuckanut Recreation Area Notes: Dogs allowed on leash Access: From Bellingham follow I-5 south to Fairhaven […]