Skykomish, WA Trails and Parks

Skykomish has 47 trails in the vicinity, including 28 hiking trails and 8 for backcountry skiing & snowboarding. These trails range from 0.5 to 85 miles in length. The most popular trails are West Fork Foss River to Foss Lakes, Pacific Crest Trail - Stevens Pass to Snoqualmie Pass and Lake Dorothy. Trails.com member David S. recently completed Deception Falls.
  • Lake DorothyView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike this moderate 3- to 7-mile out-and-back day hike or backpack to Lake Dorothy, one of Washington’s largest backcountry lakes, in the Alpine ...

  • Surprise LakeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail climbs a narrow side valley above the Skykomish River, offering pretty views, sparkling waterfalls, and deep forest environments to ...

  • Iron Goat TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Rail-Trails  
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This interpretive hiking trail in the Stevens Pass historic district climbs a constant 2.2 percent grade. Kiosks guide you through a trail decorated ...

  • West Fork Foss River to Foss LakesView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  Overnight backpacking trip
    •  13.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A popular trail linking a group of alpine lakes above the West Fork Foss River. West Fork Foss River Trail is popularly known as Foss Lakes Trail, ...

  • Skyline LakeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Snowshoeing  
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    A short but strenuous climb to a high alpine lake, buried deep in snow, is what awaits here. The length of the trail and the steepness with ...

  • Pacific Crest Trail - Stevens Pass to Snoqualmie PassView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  Overnight backpacking trip
    •  68.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A segment of the Pacific Crest Trail from Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass, through the heart of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. Very few hikers ...

  • Iron Goat TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  15.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A child can walk part of the old Great Northern Railroad right-of-way and peek into a dark and spooky blocked tunnel. A century ago the last ...

  • Tonga Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    A trail gradual enough to stroll with small children climbs easily to meadowlands, with views of Glacier Peak and the Central Cascades. In fall, ...

  • Roads 6526, 6522, and 6527: Johnson RidgeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  Depends on which option is chosen
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Why would anyone choose an abandoned road with modest views instead of the “real” Johnson Ridge trail, with in-season flower fields and at all ...

  • Road 6516-110: Klinger RidgeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip can certainly be described as having a very high “pleasure-to-pain” ratio. Although the 4494-foot summit is heavily treed and offers ...

  • Deception Creek to Deception LakesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  Overnight backpacking trip
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    A long, mostly lonesome hike up Deception Creek to Deception Lakes. Deception Creek flows northward from Deception Pass, cascading some 10 miles ...

  • Necklace ValleyView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  Overnight backpacking trip
    •  17.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A long river hike leads to these remote, beautiful alpine lakes. Necklace Valley is a narrow subalpine basin framed by granite cliffs and liberally ...

  • Iron Goat Trail–Martin Creek to WellingtonView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    A mostly level walk though thick second-growth forest on the old Great Northern Railroad route is the prime reason for hiking the Iron Goat Trail. ...

  • Surprise LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  5 to 6 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    For such an obscure trailhead, the way up to Surprise Lake (and beyond) gets a lot of foot traffic. This probably has to do with the trail’s ...

  • Deception FallsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Rather than rushing across Stevens Pass, try a side trip to Deception Falls. This short, family-centric walk to some gorgeous waterfalls also ...

  • Iron Goat TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  3 to 6 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    History and nature converge on the Iron Goat Trail unlike anywhere else, a tribute to both the beauty of the environment in its pristine condition ...

  • Beckler River CampgroundView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    You’ve started the day with a plan to leave Everett in the morning and be in Leavenworth in time for dinner by the campstove. By the time you ...

  • Scorpion Mountain via Johnson Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    This lonesome trail is not as famous for flowers as other trails between Skykomish and Stevens Pass, but it is not one to miss. It can be a little ...

  • Iron Goat TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Only one of the three state historic wagon and railroad trails are preserved for hikers. The old Milwaukee Railroad over Snoqualmie Pass is, ...

  • Road 6410: West Fork Miller RiverView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Cascading West Fork Miller River waters roar as constant companions on this deteriorated mine-to-market road. Walking on much of the old road, ...

  • Johnson Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    There's a saying among some hard-core mountain bikers: "If you ain't walkin', you ain't ridin'." They're talking about doing trails a little ...

  • Pacific Crest Trail - Henry M. Jackson Wilderness (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    •  4-5 days
    •  53 miles
    •  Guide

    The scenery here isn’t as grandly rugged as along other sections, but the route visits several sparkling lakes, has many excellent viewpoints, ...

  • Money CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Situated in the Mount Baker–Snoqualmie National Forest, across the Skykomish River from the highway and 46 miles east of Everett, this 13-acre ...

  • Beckler RiverView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Beckler River Campground is about 50 miles east of Everett. It occupies a very pleasant site that includes 12 forested acres on the river, where ...

  • Benchmark MountainView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Skykomish, WA

    • Hiking  
    •  14.4 miles
    •  Guide

    An elongated peak that’s radiant in color when its copious wildflowers bloom, Benchmark contains some of the Central Cascades’ most supreme ...