Lime Kiln Trail─Hop onboard for an historic hike along the Stillaguamish River

Quick Facts: Location: Stillaguamish River Valley, Granite Falls Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 7.0 miles Elevation Gain: 600 feet Contact: Snohomish County Parks Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Notes: Dogs must be on leash; park open dawn to dusk. Access: Follow SR 92 east to Granite Falls. Turn right onto Granite Ave. Continue […]

White Chuck Bench Trail — Glacier-fed Whitewater

Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  14 miles Elevation gain: 1500 feet Green Trails Map: Green Trails, Mountain Loop Highway, WA- no. 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Access: From Darrington follow Mountain Loop Highway for 9.0 miles. Turn left onto FR 22 and […]

Old Government Trail–Follow in the footsteps of long gone miners and adventurers

Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 4.0 miles High Point: 2,450 feet Elevation gain: 400 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest ( Notes: Northwest Forest Pass required Access: : From Granite Falls, follow the Mountain […]

Blue Lake and Johnson Mountain–divine ridge walking

Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Darrington Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 28.3 miles Elevation Gain: 6,725 feet Green Trails Maps: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Recommended Guidebook: Backpacking Washington (Romano; Mountaineers Books) Access: From Darrington, head south on the Mountain Loop Highway 16.0 miles turning left onto FR 49. Follow for 6.4 miles bearing […]