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Some of the best hiking and mountain biking trails in the Northwest are found in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains in Snohomish County.

From a short one-hour hike to a full day or even overnight excursion, you can experience a wide variety of terrain and breath-taking high mountain scenery. No matter what your level of stamina or desire, remember to be prepared and have current information about trail conditions.

Seattle NorthCountry’s Hiking Guide offers the best 30 hikes from urban to rural and adventure options!

Trail Guides are also published by individual ranger districts within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest to help you identify regulations and recommendations established for the particular area you are traveling. The Darrington Ranger District is one of the largest districts in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The trails in this district provide 328 miles of hiking routes with various degrees of difficulty and length, from short lowland hikes on level easy trails to an exhilarating climb to the top of the mountain peaks.

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