Granite Falls, WA Trails and Parks

Granite Falls has 67 trails in the vicinity, including 42 hiking trails and 12 for snowshoeing. These trails range from 1.25 to 61.6 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lime Kiln Trail, Road 4111: Canyon Lake and Robe Canyon Trail. Trails.com member Terra C. recently completed Lime Kiln Trail.
  • Heather Lake Trail

    8 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    The steep and rocky trail ascends through magnificent old-growth cedar and hemlock to a lake in a cirque at the foot of Mount Pilchuck. The trail begins on a 1940s logging road, comfortably wide ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The steep and rocky trail ascends through magnificent old-growth cedar and hemlock to a lake in a cirque at the foot of Mount ...

  • Lake Twenty-Two Trail

    8 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    The most popular trail in the Stillaguamish Valley climbs through ancient cedar trees, past picture-perfect waterfalls, and up an old rock slide overgrown with bright vine maple to a cliff-bordered ...
    •  Day hike
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The most popular trail in the Stillaguamish Valley climbs through ancient cedar trees, past picture-perfect waterfalls, and ...

  • Heather Lake

    7 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    The Heather Lake Trail can be a wonderful route for snowshoers as it climbs just 2 miles—gaining more than 1000 feet—through thick second- growth forest to arrive at a stunningly beautiful ...
    •  4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Heather Lake Trail can be a wonderful route for snowshoers as it climbs just 2 miles—gaining more than 1000 feet—through ...

  • Mount Pilchuck

    5 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This moderate 5.4-mile round-trip day hike climbs to the top of 5,324-foot Mount Pilchuck, an impressive peak perched on the western edge of the Cascades. The trail climbs through a scenic north-facing ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This moderate 5.4-mile round-trip day hike climbs to the top of 5,324-foot Mount Pilchuck, an impressive peak perched on ...

  • Big Four Ice Caves Trail

    4 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    The nearly level trail, smooth and well maintained, crosses a series of water-spanning bridges and marsh-spanning planked walkways before arriving at the ice caves in the snowfields at the base ...
    •  Day hike
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    The nearly level trail, smooth and well maintained, crosses a series of water-spanning bridges and marsh-spanning planked ...

  • Lime Kiln Trail

    4 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Despite its laid-back demeanor, the quiet town of Granite Falls was once a thriving economic hub. The local railway disappeared long ago with the logging and mining firms it used to serve, but ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Despite its laid-back demeanor, the quiet town of Granite Falls was once a thriving economic hub. The local railway disappeared ...

  • Road 4110-024: Green Mountain

    3 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Woweee, what a view! Pilchuck, Three Fingers, Bigbear, and a bunch of other peaks. Before we could figure out what was what, clouds moved in and we were lucky to see our feet. From the center ...
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Woweee, what a view! Pilchuck, Three Fingers, Bigbear, and a bunch of other peaks. Before we could figure out what was what, ...

  • County Road: Monte Cristo Town

    3 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    It was the first clear day in several weeks, and it came on a weekend. The hike to Monte Cristo is popular, so, to avoid the mob, we reached Barlow Pass at 8:00 A.M. and still counted ten cars ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    It was the first clear day in several weeks, and it came on a weekend. The hike to Monte Cristo is popular, so, to avoid ...

  • Heather Lake

    3 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Don’t expect to find much heather growing along the shores of this pretty little subalpine lake. That ubiquitous mountain shrub is pretty hard to find on this hike. But what you can expect to ...
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Don’t expect to find much heather growing along the shores of this pretty little subalpine lake. That ubiquitous mountain ...

  • Robe Canyon Trail

    3 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This short trail, framed by moss-covered trees leaning over a spectacular river gorge, will appeal to all lovers of beauty, history, and adventure, and will fill any child with delight and wonder. ...
    •  Day hike
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This short trail, framed by moss-covered trees leaning over a spectacular river gorge, will appeal to all lovers of beauty, ...

  • Mount Pilchuck State Park

    3 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Though the only man-made structure here is the summit lookout, Mount Pilchuck could not be any better designed even if it had been specifically planned and constructed by hand. When it comes ...
    •  3 to 5 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Though the only man-made structure here is the summit lookout, Mount Pilchuck could not be any better designed even if ...

  • Lake Twentytwo

    2 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This showshoe hike is a workout, but the rewards are phenomenal. The trail follows a beautiful tumbling creek as it rushes down a narrow gorge. Along the way, the creek drops over no fewer than ...
    •  4 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This showshoe hike is a workout, but the rewards are phenomenal. The trail follows a beautiful tumbling creek as it rushes ...

  • Big Four Ice Caves Viewpoint

    2 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Want a walk through a gorgeous winter wonderland without a sweaty climb up a steep trail? This route offers all the beauty and majesty found in the wintry mountains without the strenuous workout ...
    •  3.5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Want a walk through a gorgeous winter wonderland without a sweaty climb up a steep trail? This route offers all the beauty ...

  • Mallardy Ridge/Walt Bailey Trail

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    These five exquisite alpine lakes are remote enough to be relatively uncrowded. Families who wish to camp can spend several days admiring the lakes’ contours or wandering and exploring. Most ...
    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    These five exquisite alpine lakes are remote enough to be relatively uncrowded. Families who wish to camp can spend several ...

  • Glacier Basin

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Follow an abandoned road along the wild and temperamental South Fork Sauk River to the once-booming mining town of Monte Cristo. Head up “main street” past relics of a bygone era, following an ...
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow an abandoned road along the wild and temperamental South Fork Sauk River to the once-booming mining town of Monte ...

  • Lime Kiln Trail

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This lesser-known end of Robe Canyon once contained the historic Everett and Monte Cristo Railway line that carried silver and gold. The railroad was built in 1892 and continued to run intermittently, ...
    •  Day hike
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This lesser-known end of Robe Canyon once contained the historic Everett and Monte Cristo Railway line that carried silver ...

  • Mount Pilchuck

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Being a short trail close to Everett, and having panoramic views, helps make Pilchuck one of the most popular hikes in Washington. From its historic lookout perched a mile above the countryside, ...
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Being a short trail close to Everett, and having panoramic views, helps make Pilchuck one of the most popular hikes in ...

  • Road 4054: Devils Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This is a nice, easy day hike close to the Mountain Loop Highway, with views and a waterfall below Devils Peak. Hike up the old road among columbine, goats beard, fireweed, raspberries, and more. ...
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a nice, easy day hike close to the Mountain Loop Highway, with views and a waterfall below Devils Peak. Hike up the ...

  • Boardman Lake and Lake Evan Trail

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Two large forest lakes lie within 1 mile of the parking area. The first, Lake Evan, is just off the road—convenient for parents of toddlers who seek a wooded picnic spot. The second, Boardman ...
    •  1.75 miles
    •  Guide

    Two large forest lakes lie within 1 mile of the parking area. The first, Lake Evan, is just off the road—convenient for parents ...

  • Road 4096: Chocwich Creek Falls

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This is a nice, easy trail for hiking or biking to a lovely waterfall. Bike or hike 1.1 miles up the Goat Lake Trail to a trail junction. Right (straight ahead) is the hiker-only trail to Goat ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a nice, easy trail for hiking or biking to a lovely waterfall. Bike or hike 1.1 miles up the Goat Lake Trail to ...

  • Lime Kiln Trail

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    The Lime Kiln Trail not only takes you deep into a lush and remote canyon carved by the South Fork Stillaguamish River, but also leads you deep back into history. Developed almost entirely by ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Lime Kiln Trail not only takes you deep into a lush and remote canyon carved by the South Fork Stillaguamish River, but ...

  • Mallardy Ridge

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    Mallardy Ridge is a spectacular wild area that is seldom enjoyed by summer hikers because there are few true trails and no protection from motorized recreationists. Come winter, the old logging ...
    •  6 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Mallardy Ridge is a spectacular wild area that is seldom enjoyed by summer hikers because there are few true trails and no ...

  • Kelcema Lake

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This route climbs steadily, but at a gentle enough rate that snowshoers of all abilities will enjoy this outing. The route offers beautiful old forests to explore, open clearcut meadows to play ...
    •  6 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This route climbs steadily, but at a gentle enough rate that snowshoers of all abilities will enjoy this outing. The route ...

  • Gothic Basin

    1 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    This steep but scenic trail to rocky Gothic Basin is perched high above the Sauk River Valley and historic Monte Cristo townsite. Good camps can be found in the basin, and glacier-carved country ...
    •  4.5 hours
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This steep but scenic trail to rocky Gothic Basin is perched high above the Sauk River Valley and historic Monte Cristo townsite. ...

  • Road 4111: Canyon Lake

    0 Reviews

    Granite Falls, WA

    What an easy, pleasant day hike or bike trip to a pretty backcountry lake. Take the whole family. You will see foxglove, daisies, blackberries, creeping raspberries, shrubby cinquefoil, salmonberry, ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    What an easy, pleasant day hike or bike trip to a pretty backcountry lake. Take the whole family. You will see foxglove, ...