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The Mount Vernon Area (Skagit County Washington)

 

Nearly all of the sites in this area are off of State Highway 20 the North Cascades Scenic Highway

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Rockport State Park

A photo of old growth is loading......In 1961 Rockport State Park was opened. The park has over 600 acres of old growth forest. This stand of old growth forest was donated to the State of Washington for the purchase price of one dollar by Sound Timber Corporation in 1935. You can picnic and camp among ancient trees here.

Visit our Rockport State Park page

 

Baker Lake Trail #610 Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

This trail is 14 miles long through Old Growth forest, it only rises about 200 feet in its 14 mile length and is low enough to be free of snow most of the year. This is a great family hike through old growth forests.

For more information visit our Baker Lake Trail Page.

 

Baker River Trail #606 Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

This trail is a low elevation 2.6 mile long trail open most of the year for family hiking. It wanders through ancient stands of old growth forest. There are beaver ponds along the way and it ends at the confluence of Sulphide Creek and the Baker River.

Visit our Baker River Trail page for more information.

 

Noisy Creek Trail #610.3 Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

This mile long trail runs through ancient old growth forest. The trail branches off of Baker Lake Trail # 610.

Visit our Noisy Creek Trail page for further information.

 

Shadow of the Sentinels trail #623 Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

This accessible (for wheelchairs) interpretive trail runs through a stand of old growth forest.

For more information visit our Shadow of the Sentinels web page.

 

Swift Creek trail #607 Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

This trail runs high in the forest through old growth forest and connects with the Lake Ann Trail to go to Austin Pass with an elevation of 4,700 feet above sea level.

For more information visit our Swift Creek Trail page.

 

 

Whidbey Island

South Whidbey Island State Park

The park is 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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