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 […]

Meadow Lake- serene subalpine lake above the Suiattle and White Chuck rivers

Quick Facts: Location: White Chuck River Valley, Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Service Roundtrip: 16.0 miles Elevation Gain: 2,900 feet Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Access: Take Exit 208 off of I-5 following SR 530 east for 32 miles to Darrington. Then head south on the Mountain Loop Highway proceeding 9.0 […]

Kelcema Lake-Satisfying snowshoe trip to ancient forest flanked subalpine lake

Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  9.6 miles Elevation gain: 1,600 feet Green Trails Map: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest Access: From Granite Falls, follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 23.5 miles to Deer Creek Parking […]