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 […]

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 […]

Alpine Lookout –Wallow in good views and a chance to see a mountain goat or two

Quick Facts: Location: Stevens Pass-Lake Wenatchee region Land Agency: Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Round Trip: 10.0 miles Elevation Gain: 2,600 feet Contact: Wenatchee River Ranger District (Leavenworth): Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest  Green Trails Map: Wenatchee Lake- No. 145 Recommended Guidebook: Day Hiking Central Cascades (Mountaineers Book) Notes: NW Forest Pass or Interagency Pass Required. Several miles of trails […]