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 […]

Lewis and Clark State Park─Discover beautiful Old Growth Forest along the old highway ninety-nine

Quick Facts: Location: Chehalis River Valley Land Agency: Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 125 feet Note: Discover Pass required; dogs permitted on leash. Access: From Exit 68 on I-5, proceed 2.5 miles east on US 12 to Mary’s Corner. Turn right onto Jackson Highway entering state park in .7 mile. Continue another […]

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 […]

Skagit River Loop– Where eagles dine

  Quick Facts: Location: Ross Lake National Recreation Area, North Cascades Scenic Highway Land Agency: National Park Service Roundtrip: 1.8 miles Elevation gain: 100 feet Contact: NCNP Visitors Center Sedro-Woolley Green Trails Map: Marblemount, WA- No. 47 Guidebook: Day Hiking North Cascades 2nd edition (Mountaineers Books) Notes: dogs must be leashed, Practice Leave No Trace Principles […]