Anacortes, WA Running Trails and Maps

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Length
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Bayview Trail

2.6 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Cascade Trail

22.9 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Centennial Trail (WA)

30 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Ebey Waterfront Trail

1.8 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Great American Rail-Trail

3743.9 mi
State: DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, MD, MT, NE, OH, PA, WA, WV, WY
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Interurban Trail North

24 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Lowell Riverfront Trail

1.75 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Olympic Discovery Trail

90 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Pigeon Creek Trail

0.9 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Railroad Trail

3.5 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Tommy Thompson Trail

3.3 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Bay to Baker Trail (Bellingham)

1.4 mi
State: WA
Gravel, Sand

Guemes Channel Trail

1.2 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Gravel

Interurban Trail (Bellingham)

6.7 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Kulshan Creek Trail

2.9 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Concrete

North Creek Trail

7.25 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Dirt

Padilla Bay Shore Trail

2.2 mi
State: WA
Gravel

South Bay Trail

2.5 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Squires Lake Trail

0.4 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel

Whitehorse Regional Trail

26.6 mi
State: WA
Ballast, Gravel
Accordion

Hertz Trail

3.1 mi
State: WA
Gravel

Bay to Baker Trail (Maple Falls to Glacier)

7.5 mi
State: WA
Dirt, Gravel

Semiahmoo Parkway Trail

3.5 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

Bay to Baker Trail (Everson)

1.6 mi
State: WA
Concrete, Crushed Stone

Larrabee Trail

1 mi
State: WA
Crushed Stone

Peace Portal Community Trail

1.1 mi
State: WA
Asphalt

State Route 20 Arboreta Trail

1.5 mi
State: WA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Bayview Trail is a recreational path located near the top of Whiskey Ridge. The trail occupies the utility corridor, weaving under power lines and undulating as it crosses from 84th Street down to...
WA 2.6 mi Asphalt
Overview  The Cascade Trail runs for 23 miles between Sedro-Woolley and Concrete and follows the Skagit River as it parallels State Route 20 into the Cascade foothills of northwest Washington....
WA 22.9 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
History lures visitors to the Centennial Trail. Trail users are reminded of old-time river and railroad settlements in the historically preserved storefronts and homes in Snohomish and Arlington....
WA 30 mi Asphalt
The Ebey Waterfront Trail offers visitors a front seat to both nature and history. Beginning at Ebey Waterfront Park, the wide, blacktop trail stretches nearly two miles along Ebey Slough before...
WA 1.8 mi Asphalt
Note: This developing route is not yet fully contiguous – it is just over 50% complete. Please refer to the Trail Map for more information on the existing sections of trail, as well as the online...
DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, MD, MT, NE, OH, PA, WA, WV, WY 3743.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Interurban Trail between Seattle and Everett stitches together a dense residential and commercial patchwork that the original electric railway helped to grow in the early part of the 20th century....
WA 24 mi Asphalt
The Lowell Riverfront Trail is a multi-use trail located within Rotary Park. The paved trail travels from the park entrance to the north end following the Snohomish River. You can encounter numerous...
WA 1.75 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
The Olympic Discovery Trail (ODT) will one day stretch 138 miles from Puget Sound to the Pacific Ocean. Traversing ancestral lands of the Coast Salish and S’Klallam People, the trail is an ideal way...
WA 90 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Pigeon Creek Trail runs along an operating port terminal and users of the trail are are protected from the secured industrial terminal by a fence, which runs along side the trail. You will...
WA 0.9 mi Asphalt
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...
WA 3.5 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Though relatively short at 3.3 miles, the Tommy Thompson Trail stands tall in the ferry port of Anacortes for its notable 2,000-foot-long paved trestle spanning picturesque Fidalgo Bay. Enjoyed...
WA 3.3 mi Asphalt
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...
WA 1.4 mi Gravel, Sand
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...
WA 1.2 mi Asphalt, Gravel
Spectacular views across Bellingham Bay to the San Juan Islands and beyond reward visitors of this Interurban Trail. All they have to do is find a clearing along the wooded path that runs a fairly...
WA 6.7 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
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...
WA 2.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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, which connects to the...
WA 7.25 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Padilla Bay Shore Trail offers a gravel route of just over 2 miles atop a dike along the Padilla Bay in Northwest Washington. Adventurers will enjoy the scenic natural setting only about 70 miles...
WA 2.2 mi Gravel
The South Bay Trail is a tourist's dream and a sweet summer spot for locals. The small city of Bellingham, 20 miles from the Canadian border, lies between 10,781-foot Mount Baker and Bellingham Bay...
WA 2.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
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...
WA 0.4 mi Dirt, Gravel
Closure Notice: Between the Centennial Trail (western endpoint) and the Trafton trailhead and just east of 435th street in Darrington are closed as of September 11th, 2023 due to washouts. See...
WA 26.6 mi Ballast, Gravel
Accordion
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...
WA 3.1 mi 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...
WA 7.5 mi Dirt, Gravel
The Semiahmoo Parkway Trail blends the beauty of the Pacific Northwest's famous landscapes in one trip. The trail begins in the wooded Semiahmoo uplands and descends to Drayton Harbor and the...
WA 3.5 mi Asphalt
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...
WA 1.6 mi Concrete, 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...
WA 1 mi Crushed Stone
Jogging, rollerblading, walking dogs, pushing strollers and riding bikes are some of the ways that residents of Blaine take advantage of the Peace Portal Community Trail. At 10-feet wide, the trail...
WA 1.1 mi Asphalt
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...
WA 1.5 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Recent Trail Reviews

Centennial Trail (WA)

Snohomish Centennial Trail

May, 2024 by surfintrekie_tl

I rented a bike from the Snohomish Bike shop on Pine Ave. The shop is right next to the trail. I cycled the trail to the end at Nakashima Heritage Barn North Trailhead, about 29 miles from the bike shop, I cycled back to Snohomish. there are lots of trailheads all have either a restroom or a portapotty. However, none of the drinking fountains were working, the bike shop rent a bike only had one water bottle cage. In Arlington there is an art walk and a nice coffee stop. my ride ended at 62.6 miles. A bucket list ride

Interurban Trail North

Great trail! Signage is pretty clear and it's a fun bike ride. I'm going to try some longer trails after this.

October, 2023 by emavinil

Great trail! Signage is pretty clear and it's a fun bike ride. I'm going to try some longer trails after this.

Whitehorse Regional Trail

white horse trail

October, 2023 by jemaeandray

Rode the trail from darrington to trafton with a car at both ends on a bluebird day. Blue sky, fall colors, salmon swimming upstream. What a day! Enjoyed the eastern half of the trail a bit more than the western half. It was more wooded and further away from Hwy 530. It was also narrower so difficult to ride abreast. Eastern half is all gravel while western half has several extended paved sections. Don’t know how those decisions were made. Crossed well over a dozen bridges/trestles on the trail. The bridges were slick as snot due to wet leaves so use caution

Accordion

Cascade Trail

Autumn Ride on Cascade Trail, WA

October, 2023 by cmartindunlop

Did most of this trail today (starting in Sedro-Woolley)—38.2 miles in total. We turned around just before Hurn Field Conservation Area. There’s a big tree down across the trail at Hamilton Junction but you can get over it (although tough lifting a 65 pound e-bike). There’s also a partially collapsed trestle bridge over a creek that had no water in it. No problem still getting over bridge—just have to get off your bike. Overall, a beautiful trail that is in pretty good shape. One area has some deep ruts. Fall colors of deciduous trees were wonderful. Trail got less and less busy as we got closer to Concrete but not busy for a sunny Sunday. Some parts you’re close to Hwy. 20 unfortunately.

Olympic Discovery Trail

No helpful campsite information in app

September, 2023 by slseger

While I understand the need to use RTT as a form of economic development, it sure would be mighty appreciated to include some landmark state and county parks. We spent far too much time planning for this. Yup that’s part of the adventure but still.

Olympic Discovery Trail

ODT with a SAG vehicle

September, 2023 by lorigard1

We were four road bikers who spent four days biking from NE of Blyn (where the paved trail began off of Old Blyn Hwy) to LaPush. We knew there would be some stretches of unpaved trails and multi-use roadways, so we made sure we had vehicle support. Our tour was successful but we would caution bikers who might expect a pleasant, uninterrupted journey. Twice we opted to load the bikes and ride in the car because of heavy truck traffic and no shoulders; so, if you're prepared to endure the wind from a passing logging truck, have at it. We met several "endurance" cyclists that we admired greatly - a lone mom on an eBike with a 5-year-old girl who could choose to ride in the well-equipped front-mounted carriage or walk while Mom walked (and pushed the bike). They had experienced a flat rear tire in pouring down rain the previous day that took its toll with a one-mile push-the-bike and a 4-hour wait while other good Samaritans helped them change the tire when an arranged tow vehicle called to say they were too busy to put them on their list. Another two ladies each cycling with trailers, one with one child and the other with two, were loaded to bear with three balance bikes on top of their overnight gear. As we passed them I checked my computer - 6 & 7% grade. We enjoyed the trail and hope to do it again when there are more sections of separated and paved trails. The Spruce RR Trail was wonderful, the highlight of the trip, but a real challenge for the SAG driver to find the other end in order to bike backwards toward the rest of us bikers, our mode of getting the most biking possible without giving up the SAG.

Interurban Trail (Bellingham)

Closed?

August, 2023 by aureycorreia

I was trying to do this trail but once you get out of fairhaven, there is a closed bridge and no clear way around it unfortunately. I ended up just doing some road biking instead. Other then that i really enjoyed the sections of the trail that were accessible.

Semiahmoo Parkway Trail

Beautiful area, but really rough trail

June, 2023 by shouser

We started our ride from the Birch Bay State Park and headed north around the Semiahmoo area on Birch Point Road, Which connects to this trail right before it goes out onto the spit. We tried biking down the trail and back up the hill from the spit and found it very difficult with all the tree roots that have made the path very uneven and unsafe, when traveling at any speed. It’s a beautiful walking trail, but not so great for biking.

Tommy Thompson Trail

We rode this Trail all the way far past where it says it's closed at the RV Park across the bay on the walk/ bike Bridge to the street

June, 2023 by boatniks

We rode this Trail all the way far past where it says it's closed at the RV Park across the bay on the walk/ bike Bridge to the street

Great American Rail-Trail

Great Allegheny Trail southeast of Pittsburgh?

April, 2023 by eshawger

Surprised to see this amazing trail that has great bed and breakfasts along it is not noted as part of the Great American Rail Trail. It sure would help demonstrate more GART completion if it was.

Interurban Trail North

Opinion

October, 2022 by tristanhaije

If I can walk anywhere, I can go anywhere

Interurban Trail (Bellingham)

NOT wheelchair friendly…

October, 2022 by deansmith4

…At least not at the south end. The surface is irregular gravel with rocks large enough to knock you out of your chair. Barely wide enough for a chair but not for passing bikes.

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