Sites of “Old Growth Forest” you can visit

in the Everett Region






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Everett Region

The Everett Area (Snohomish County, Washington State, USA)


Everett is located in Northwest Washington State on Puget Sound.


The sites in this area are located off of State US Highway 2, the Stevens Pass Greenway, which is part of the Cascade Loop or The Mountain Loop Highway.



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A map of the Mountain Loop Highway is loading......The Mountain Loop Highway

The Mountain Loop Highway is paved at each end and well maintained gravel in the middle.  This 105 mile loop off of Interstate-5 offers one of the best day trips in the world for visiting old growth forests. 


As you can see by the list below, there are many different trails, of varying difficulty, which enter old growth forests in the area. 


We have a mile by mile highway guide you can use.  Click on the guide or the different trails for a description and directions.  Click on the map for a larger view of the map.


The Mountain Loop Highway – Highway guide

      Beaver Lake Trail

      Big Four Ice Caves

      Boardman Lake Trail

      Coal Lake Trail

      Forks of Canyon Creek

      Independence Lake

      Lake Twenty Two

      Mallardy Ridge

      Mt. Forgotten Meadows –Perry Creek


Highway 530 west of Darrington (listed on Mountain Loop Highway page.)

      Boulder River Trail – This is a great family trail.


Whidbey Island

South Whidbey Island State Park

The park has 347 acres of old growth forest.  The Wilbert Trail winds 3.5 miles through the ancient trees and along the 4,500 feet of saltwater shoreline on Admiralty Inlet.

Visit our South Whidbey Island State Park page.  This park is listed here because it can also be reached by taking a Washington State Ferry from Mukilteo (south of Everett) to Whidbey Island and traveling north on the island to the state park.








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