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    Top Spots in and near Snohomish County

    • Seattle, Washington

      Swim at Green Lake

      2.3
      Green Lake is one of Seattle’s most beloved parks. Its expanse of water and green space in the center of a dense urban neighborhood draws thousands of people daily from all over the city. The park serves as a natural preserve for hundreds of species of trees and plants, as well as numerous birds ...
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    • Fall City, Washington

      Ride to the Snoqualmie Railroad Trestle

      2.3
      The best way to get the old railroad trestle is by using the Preston-Snoqualmie trail. There is a parking lot for the trail located just across from SE 56th Place, Fall City, Washington, 98024. After parking, hop on your bike and pedal east on the Preston-Snoqualmie trail for about 2 miles.The tr...
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    • Snoqualmie, Washington

      Snoqualmie Falls

      4.2
      1.4 mi / 509 ft gain
      Snoqualmie Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Washington. The waterfall is almost 270 feet tall and ranges in width all the way up to 150 feet when the water is really running. On sunny, warm days, it can be a little overrun with tourists. Figure out where you want to get your photo ...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Run The Green Lake Park Loop

      4.0
      Looping around a freshwater lake surrounded by tranquil natural scenery, Green Lake Park trail is considered by many to be Seattle’s go-to running spot. I love it because it’s an urban run that doesn’t feel like one. It’s especially popular with beginning runners and the after-work/weekend crowd....
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    • Skykomish, Washington

      Beckler Peak

      7.55 mi / 2139 ft gain
      Looking for a gradual forest hike up to a peak with 360° views of the Cascades? Beckler Peak trail winds through old growth, past rushing waterfalls, and up to a granite summit. From the top, you can see mountains in the Cascades such as Glacier Peak, Mount Baring, Mount Index, Evergreen Mounta...
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    • Issaquah, Washington

      Spend a Night at TreeHouse Point

      4.8
      This is one of the most magical and romantic places on the planet to get a good night's rest. You'll find that words will escape you when it comes to describing how this place makes you feel. With the Raging River as a backdrop, the powerful white noise will put you into one of the deepest sleeps...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Kayak the Washington Arboretum Loop

      4.0
      Situated just southeast from the shores of the University of Washington, the Washington Arboretum Loop is a short yet gorgeous paddling excursion. What it lacks in length, it more than makes up for in its peaceful escape from the city and its beautiful path carved out through fields of lily pads....
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail

      5.0
      2.4 mi / 197 ft gain
      The Washington Park Arboretum is the perfect place to swing through if you're looking for a short and gentle trail run without leaving the city. This expansive park includes the UW Botanic Gardens, Japanese Gardens, entire length of the Arboretum Creek - all landmarks you'll pass on this trail. ...
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    • Skykomish, Washington

      Photograph the Foss River Trestle

      5.0
      Traveling east from Seattle on Highway 2, take a right hand turn onto Foss River Road (Road 68) just after the township of Skykomish. The pavement ends in 1.1 miles, beyond that be cautious of potholes. Continue along this road for a further 1.3 miles, at which point you will pass under a railroa...
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    • Skagit County, Washington

      Sauk Mountain Summit 5,541'

      4.3
      4 mi / 1200 ft gain
      Even from the Trailhead, the views overlooking the Skagit River valley, all the way out toward Mount Vernon, are outstanding. The trail follows 20 tight switchbacks as it makes it's way 600 feet up to the southern crest of the summit ridge. This is a steep slope and it's possible to look straight...
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    • Issaquah, Washington

      West Tiger #3 (Cable Line Trail)

      4.76 mi / 2051 ft gain
      If you're looking for something with low-grade steepness, you're not going to find it here. Gaining over 2,000' in under 2 miles to the summit, this isn't for the faint of heart.  The trail exists because of a buried cable, which has since been exposed and which you can see near the top of the t...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      A Sunset and Beach Bonfire at Golden Gardens Park

      4.5
      Golden Gardens Park is a beautiful, sandy gem that’s perfect for spending a sunny summer day lounging on the beach, exploring the shore, stand up paddling, or even playing beach volleyball. This park also features some of my favorite views in Seattle. As day turns to night, enjoy a beautiful suns...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Night Photography at Gasworks Park

      4.8
      Everyone knows Gasworks Park for its awesome views of downtown Seattle. A great spot during anytime of the year, the park is even beautiful at night, when you can see reflections of the city lights in Lake Union. Make sure you bring a tripod to capture some awesome long exposure images!During the...
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    • North Bend, Washington

      Rainy Lake Trail

      4.0
      9 mi / 3205 ft gain
      This is an abandoned trail that heads south along Rainy Creek, off of the downstream section of the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Trail, and up to Rainy Lake. The lake is popular among fisherman, since it is home to lots of trout, but be warned -- route-finding skills are a must on this trip. I do my be...
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    • Seattle, Washington

      Howe Street Stairs

      3.3
      0.31 mi / 217 ft gain
      The Howe Street Stairs are Seattle’s longest continuous stairway, and your quads will confirm this fact after you’ve done a few sets of repeats. This is a great place to raise your heart rate and get some exercise outside of the gym. If you’re up for it, throw in some push-ups and sit-ups in betw...
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    • North Bend, Washington

      Otter Falls

      4.0
      8.37 mi / 853 ft gain
      The hike begins at Snoqualmie Lake Trailhead, but you'll actually have to start your hike about a half mile down the road from the trailhead as some cement barricades are up. There is plenty of room to park below the barricades, and the walk up to the trial head is easy and quick. Once at the tr...
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