Candy Cane Park (Terrace Creek Park)-Tis the season for a visit

Quick Facts: Location: Mountlake Terrace, southern Snohomish County Land Agency: City of Mountlake Terrace Roundtrip: 2.0 miles Elevation Gain: 125 feet Access:  From Seattle: drive I-5 north to exit 178. Turn right and follow 236th Street SW for 0.7 mile. Then turn left onto 48th Ave W and drive north 0.2 mile to park and parking on your […]

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 leash (and may not be allowed in the near future). Access:  From Everett head east on US 2 to […]

Big Gulch─New trails and surprises in Mukilteo’s deep ravines

Quick Facts Location: Mukilteo Land Agency: Mukilteo Parks and Recreation Contact: Mukilteo Recreation Department Roundtrip: 4.0 miles Elevation Gain: 350 feet Access: From Everett follow SR 526 to SR 525. Turn left (south) on SR 525 and drive .5 mile to 92nd Street. Turn right and then immediately turn left into the 92nd Street Park parking area. […]

Jennings Park─History, nature, gardens and more

Quick Facts: Location: Marysville Land Agency: Marysville Parks and Recreation Roundtrip: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 50 feet Contact: Marysville Parks Notes: Dogs must be leashed. Access: From Exit 199 on I-5, head east on SR 528 (4th Street) about 1.5 miles to parking and trailhead on left. Good to know: dog-friendly, kid-friendly, historic Jennings Park […]