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 […]

Bob Heirman Wildlife Preserve at Thomas’ Eddy – Swans, steelhead, and serenity on the Snohomish River

Quick Facts: Location: Snohomish River, south of Snohomish Land Agency: Snohomish County Parks Roundtrip: 3.0 miles Elevation Gain: 80 feet Contact: Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Special Note: Dogs prohibited. Access: From the city of Snohomish, travel south on SR 9 for 3.0 miles to the junction with SR 96 (Lowell-Larimer Road). Turn left here […]

Ebey’s Landing—A Sound Hiking Adventure

Quick Facts: Location: Whidbey Island Land Agency: National Park Service and Washington State Parks Roundtrip: 5.2 miles Elevation Gain: 260 feet Contact: Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve  Special note: Dogs permitted on leash. Access: Take Washington State Ferry from Mulkiteo to Clinton on Whidbey Island. Continue north on SR 525 for 19 miles to junction […]