Mount Vernon, Washington (WA) Trails & Maps

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  • Bay to Baker Trail (Bellingham)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Gravel, Sand

    The Bellingham segment of the Bay to Baker Trail runs for 1.4 miles along an abandoned railroad right-of-way between Little Squalicum Park on Bellingham Bay and Northwest Avenue. The trail is sand and gravel from the bay shore to the Northwest ...
  • Bay to Baker Trail (Everson)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Everson section of the Bay to Baker Trail runs for more than 1.5 miles from the unincorporated community of Strandell to Everson's downtown along an abandoned rail corridor. The trail is adjacent to Mission Road and Everson Road for its ...
  • Bay to Baker Trail (Maple Falls to Glacier)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Maple Falls to Glacier segment of the Bay to Baker Trail traces the route of the former Bellingham Bay Railroad between two small Washington towns not far from the Canadian border. The trail parallels the Mt. Baker Highway and offers views ...
  • Burke-Gilman Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 17-mile Burke-Gilman Trail, managed by the city of Seattle and King County, stretches from Puget Sound east to Bothell. Built in the 1970s along part of the original Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway corridor (later Northern Pacific ...
  • Cascade Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 22.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    The Cascade Trail follows the Skagit River along an old rail bed of the Burlington Northern line, between Sedro-Woolley and Concrete. The trail parallels State Route 20 through cultivated fields, open space, scattered woodlands and river bottoms. ...
  • Centennial Trail (WA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 30.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Washington's Centennial Trail currently runs for 30 miles from Snohomish to the Skagit County line, linking neighborhoods with businesses and shopping districts. The trail provides a pleasant route for commuters and recreationists alike. The ...
  • Cross Kirkland Corridor

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Gravel

    True to its name, the Cross Kirkland Corridor traverses the city for nearly six miles, connecting eight neighborhoods, four major business districts, more than a dozen parks, and several public schools. Google, a major employer in the area, ...
  • Eastside Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 42 miles
    Surface:

    The 42-mile corridor that extends from Renton to Snohomish is now under public ownership. Last December, the Port of Seattle purchased the BNSF Eastside Rail Corridor, with King County purchasing a trail easement and becoming the trail sponsor. ...
  • Guemes Channel Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 0.75 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    Guemes Channel Trail will link downtown Anacortes, the Tommy Thompson Trail, and the San Juan Ferry. Both trails offer shoreline routes along old rail corridors. The Guemes Channel Trail is currently built in two segments, beginning from ...
  • Hertz Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 3.1 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Hertz Trail (also known as the North Lake Whatcom Trail) follows the eastern shoreline of Washington's fourth largest freshwater lake. The relatively flat, fine-gravel pathway traces the former Bellingham Bay and Eastern Railroad, which ...
  • Interurban Trail (North)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 24.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Interurban Trail (North) runs for 25 miles between Everett, Washington, in the north and the Seattle neighborhoods of Bitter Lake and Greenwood in the south. The trail—which is not to be confused with the more southerly trail of the same ...
  • Kulshan Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Kulshan Creek Trail links Mount Vernon's downtown area with commercial and residential areas. Use the trail to access schools, parks, natural areas and community gardens. The Kulshan Trail runs between Lions Park at the river and Bakerview ...
  • Larrabee Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Larrabee Trail in the Fairhaven suburb of Bellingham runs for 1 easy mile over rolling terrain. The trail meanders along Lower Padden Creek from the Port of Bellingham Marine Park by the water treatment plant and 10th Street at Donovan Avenue, ...
  • Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 17 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Trail is open to hikers and horseback riders. The trail can be difficult to navigate in places, since other trails link with it (some unmaintained). There are a few stream and forest road crossings. For more ...
  • Necklace Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    From Mt. Baker-Snoqualamie National Forest: The first 1.5 miles of the trail follows an old railroad grade, then enters Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Once crossing the river at milepost 5.0, the trail becomes very steep and rough, climbing 2,550 ...
  • North Creek Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 7.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The North Creek Trail links the cities of Bothell, Mill Creek and Everett, as well as the communities in between. The trail also provides access to the Sammamish River Trail. The trail follows a wooded corridor with some gentle hills interspersed ...
  • North Creek Trail (Connection Project)

    State: WA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface:

    Snohomish County is moving on efforts to close the gap between the two completed portions of the North Creek Trail. In late 2009, Snohomish County began Phase I of its plan to build a section of North Creek Trail between Filbert Road and North ...
  • Olympic Discovery Trail - Blyn to Elwha River

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 35.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This nearly 30-mile section of the planned 126-mile Olympic Discovery Trail crosses restored trestles over creeks and rivers, traverses hills and gentle terrain, passes through forests, prairie, tribal land and small cities, and runs intermittently ...
  • Olympic Discovery Trail East - Port Townsend

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 7.3 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Port Townsend waterfront marks the eastern endpoint of the 126-mile Olympic Discovery Trail. This section of trail is named after Larry Scott, one of the many dedicated volunteers who have been working for 25 years to develop the Olympic ...
  • Railroad Trail (WA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    The Railroad Trail through east Bellingham runs for more than 3 miles between the city's Bloedel Donovan Park and Memorial Park, providing an off-road alternative to the cross-town route of Alabama Street. Following an old railroad right-of-way, ...
  • Sammamish River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Sammamish River Trail skirts the river that connects Lake Sammamish to Lake Washington. Along the way, enjoy views of the water, the Cascade foothills, and lush wooded areas. It's entirely paved, but a parallel soft-surface trail between ...
  • Snoqualmie Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 31.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Gravel

    The Snoqualmie Valley Trail traverses one of northwest Washington's most beautiful agricultural landscapes, passing through several communities and taking in parks, natural areas and farmland. In addition, the trail incorporates railroad trestles ...
  • South Bay Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The South Bay Trail is an urban delight where lots is happening along the waterfront in Bellingham. The trail surfaces varies from crushed stone to paved and offers views of Bellingham Bay, bustling with activity. At Taylor Doc Trestle and Plaza ...
  • Squires Lake Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 0.4 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    The Squires Lake Trail offers a short, but scenic, route along a former railroad grade about 13 miles south of Bellingham, the largest city in Whatcom County. The surface is dirt and gravel, but the trail is well maintained and well marked. ...
  • State Route 20 Arboreta Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The State Route 20 Arboreta Trail—also known as the Highway 20 Trail—was developed in the 1970s after a donation of the right-of-way to the City of Burlington by a private citizen. The trail, which is wedged between SR 20/Cascade Highway and ...
  • Tolt Pipeline Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 17.4 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel, Sand

    The Tolt Pipeline Trail serves as a major connection between Duvall, Washington, and the Sammamish River in Bothell. The trail follows a water pipeline right-of-way and is not recommended for all trail users. The majority of traffic consists ...
  • Tommy Thompson Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tommy Thompson Trail follows an abandoned corridor of the old Burlington Northern Railway and is named for a man who ran a narrow-gauge railway along the Fidalgo Island shore. Parts of the track is still visible in places (northern section ...
  • Wallace Falls Railway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    The name "Wallace", after which the falls, river, lake and mountain are named, is Indian in origin named after Sarah "Kwayaylsh". Joe and Sarah "Kwayaylsh", members of the Skykomish Indian Tribe, homesteaded near the present town of Startup ...
  • West Tiger Railroad Grade

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

  • Whatcom County and Bellingham Interurban Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Interurban Trail links the Fairhaven section of Bellingham with Larrabee State Park to the south. The mixed-surface trail follows an old railway corridor on a mostly level grade, except for one steep section through Arroyo Park. The route ...
  • Whitehorse Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: WA
    Length: 8.6 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Gravel

    WARNING: In March 2014, a mudslide and subsequent flooding of the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River wiped out the Whitehorse Trail, along with the adjacent State Route 530. The disaster destroyed entire communities, and dozens of people ...
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