Cloverdale Farm -Explore this future park on the Stilly

Quick Facts: Location: North Fork Stillaguamish River Valley near Arlington Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 4.5 miles Elevation gain: 50 feet Difficulty: easy Contact: Snohomish County Parks Notes: Dogs permitted on leash. All farm buildings are closed to public. Access: From Exit 208 on I-5 head east on SR 530 for 4.0 miles to Arlington. Continue east on SR 530 for […]

Preston-Snoqualmie Trail — Overlooked rail trail between Snoqualmie Falls and Tiger Mountain

  Quick Facts: Location: Preston and Snoqualmie Land Agency: King County Parks Distance: 11.0 miles roundtrip Elevation Gain: 500 feet Contact: King County Parks Notes: dogs on leash Access: From Seattle follow I-90 east to Exit 22. Then turn left on SE 82nd Street, cross freeway and turn right onto SE High Point Way. Drive […]

Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge– Portland’s Premier Wildlife Refuge

Quick Facts: Location: Sellwood neighborhood, Portland, Oregon Land Agency: Portland Parks and Recreation Roundtrip: 2.8 miles Elevation gain: 60 feet Contact: Portland Parks and Recreation Notes: dogs must be leashed Access: From Ross Island Bridge follow US 26 east (Powell Boulevard) immediately turning right onto SR 99E (SE McLoughlin Boulevard). In just over one mile exit […]

Hertz Trail –Hike along a wild shoreline of Lake Whatcom

  Quick Facts: Location: western Whatcom County, near Bellingham Land Agency: Whatcom County Parks Round Trip: 6.2 miles roundtrip Elevation Gain: 60 feet Contact: Whatcom County Parks Detailed Information: Urban Trails Bellingham (Mountaineers Books) Notes: Dogs allowed on leash Access: From Bellingham follow I-5 to Exit 253. Then follow Lakeway Drive east for 1.7 miles […]