Snow Lake

Feature photo by Oscar Jr Rojas @0scar_rojas28 on Instagram.  Snow Lake is a popular 6.4 mile round trip hike near the Snoqualmie Pass. The hike has a google rating of 4.8 stars and is an incredible destination currently. The conditions of the trail are the best during the summer months. Snow Lake is known for … Read more

Franklin Falls – opened May 22nd

Franklin Falls

Feature Instagram photo Franklin Falls by @laureninthepnw Franklin Falls is located about eighteen miles east of North Bend on the south fork of the Snoqualmie River and has recently reopened for hiking only.  No camping permitted yet. Franklin Falls is an easy three-mile round-trip hike surrounded by beautiful scenery, offering a canopy like tree line … Read more

Kendall Peak

Kendall Peak

Feature Instagram Photo: Kendall Peak Lakes Snowshoe Trail.  Photo by @rachydavy. Kendall Peak is located just twenty-four miles east of North Bend near Snoqualmie Pass and features gorgeous Cascade views.   This twelve-mile roundtrip hike from Snoqualmie Pass via the Kendall Katwalk section of the Pacific Crest Trail is rated difficult and may require proper equipment … Read more

Olallie State Park

Twin Falls Olallie State Park

Instagram photo of Twin Falls by @caro_french (Caroline French). Olallie State Park is over 2,000 acres of day activities including rock climbing, biking, hiking, and fishing!  You can even reach the Palouse to Cascades Trail from Olallie. Over eight miles are mountain biking trails/mixed use trails, six miles of hiking trails, several different locations for … Read more

Preston Snoqualmie Trail

Preston Snoqualmie Trail

Instagram photo by Nadya Klimenko @n_klimenko12 Preston Snoqualmie Trail is a 5.6-mile one-way trail that can be hiked or biked in two parts with several amazing viewpoints! This mostly flat and paved trail is a rail to trail path that connects Preston and Snoqualmie.  This trail can be hiked, biked or open to equestrians! It … Read more

Middle Fork Road Reopens

Taylor River Trail Marten Creek Falls

Feature Photo of Martens Creek Crossing on the Taylor River Trail in early June, 2019. The Snoqualmie River Middle Fork Road (Forest Road 56), closed in December, 2019 due to a landslide, has been reopened!  Great news for hikers, mountain bikers, and climbers.  This closure was approximately 9 miles past the Mailbox Peak trailhead.  Now … Read more

Snoqualmie Point Park

SnoqualmiePointPark Trailhead

Feature Instagram Photo: Legendary Landscape of the Snoqualmie Point Trail.  Photo by @lunaathleisure. As we start to settle back into a normal routine, a few of our favorite hiking and biking trails are back open! Snoqualmie Point Park and Trailhead is a gorgeous eight-acre park that offers “One of the regions grandest views of the … Read more

Come enjoy North Bend Outdoors Starting May 5th!

Meadowbrook Farm and Mt Si

Photo: Tollgate Farm and Mt Si.  Instagram photo by @shrededdie As of May 5th, 2020, many Washington State and other parks near North Bend which were closed due to coronavirus are reopening for hiking and day use (no camping).  Come to North Bend and enjoy the following: Mt Si Natural Resources Conservation Area (includes Mt … Read more