Children, Family, and Trains Activities List
We compiled a list of places to go and things to do with children and/or family around North Bend. Click on an items you are interested in to get more information.
- Remlinger Farms
- Bybee Farms Blueberries
- Cottage Gardens Heirloom Blueberries
- Meadowbrook Farm and Elk Herd
- Northwest Railway Museum and Train Rides
- Adventure Bowling Center
- Wallaby Ranch
- Rattlesnake Lake and the Cedar River Watershed Education Center
- Cascade Golf Course
- Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shoppe
- The Sprouting Image
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
- Cougar Mountain Zoo
Children, Family, and Trains Activities Summaries
10 miles northwest of Snoqualmie Falls via Hwy 202 and 203. Turn right on NE 32nd St just before Tolt River bridge.
Open May through October
Bybee Farms is a charming outdoor day of fun just waiting to be picked! This vast two mile property is filled with blueberries that anyone of any age will enjoy picking and eating. Because the location is so close to the beautiful Mount Si, sights of mountain goats are not uncommon as visitors munch through 6 different types of blueberries.
U-pick blueberries (several varieties) in season. The season normally includes part of July, August, and into September. 2019 opening day was July 22nd.
Hosting special events for up to 200 guests
Open every day 9am to 8pm in season except for bad weather or an occasional day for berries to ripen. Pick during weekdays for fewer people in checkout lines.
Dogs not allowed at the farm.
4.6 miles east of Snoqualmie Falls via Millpond and Reinig Roads. Right near the point where the North Fork and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River join.
2 miles from downtown North Bend via Ballarat Ave, NE 12th St, and 428th Ave SE.
Cottage Gardens Heirloom Blueberries
U-pick blueberries (several varieties) in season. The season normally includes part of July through August. 2019 opening day was July 13th. 10 different flavors to try.
U-pick giant sunflowers starting at beginning of August.
Open every day 9am to 6pm in season except for bad weather or an occasional day for berries to ripen.
Dogs ARE allowed at the farm but only on a leash and you must clean up after them.
17 miles north of Snoqualmie Falls via Highways 202 and 203. Two miles north of Carnation leave highway 203 turning east onto NE Stillwater Hill Road / Kelly Road NE. The farm is 4 miles down the road, on the corner of Kelly Road NE and NE 145th Street. It’s about a 30 minute drive.
Meadowbrook Farm and Elk Herd
Midway between Snoqualmie Falls and North Bend.
From Snoqualmie Falls, either go via Highway 202 towards North Bend, go left on NW 14th St and then left on Boalch Ave NW to the farm entrance. OR turn left off 202 in central Snoqualmie onto Newton St. Then right on Park Ave SE which turns into Boalch Ave at the entrance to the Mt Si Golf Course.
The gorgeous park at Snoqualmie Falls boasts scenic walking trails and the magnificent Snoqualmie Falls. The falls is around 100 yards from the parking lot which has a gift stand, an espresso stand, and bathrooms.
There are around 40,000 daily visitors to the Snoqualmie Falls, but there is a huge parking lot with plenty of parking spaces across the highway from the Falls. Enjoy walking over the historic bridge to get to the Falls.
Northwest Railway Museum and Train Rides
1890 Snoqualmie Depot – railroad exhibits and gift shop. If you have kids, they will love to come here every time. Even when the museum is closed they will enjoy running around the train cars that are parked outside. The train rides are also a blast as well. This museum displays the history of the beautiful old town. You can create a fun day going to both the Snoqualmie Falls and the Northwest Railway Museum.
Railway History Center – Train Shed Exhibit Building, Railway History Center and Reading Room
The Centennial Trail Exhibit is on a public walkway about a mile from Snoqualmie Falls.
The museum has both educational and pure fun programs and train ride events. These include the Day Out with Thomas (July), Halloween Storytelling Train (October), Santa Train (December), and the Railroad Days festival (August), a variety of tours, and other annual events.
Historic Snoqualmie Depot in historic Snoqualmie on 38625 Southeast King St. Just a little over a mile from Snoqualmie Falls. Open all year round.
Railway History Museum/ Train Shed. 9320 Stone Quarry Rd, Snoqualmie. Open April to October Thursdays thru Sundays.
Adventure Bowling Center
Here is an older bowling alley where you can keep the score yourself, but it is still in good shape considering its age. Everyone who works here is very friendly and accommodating, but unlike many other alleys, the variety of bowling ball size and weight is excellent. You will look forward to coming back to Adventure Bowling Center after you finished your games.
Keep score yourself on a tablet
On Railroad Avenue (Highway 202) in central Snoqualmie just across the street from the Railroad Community Park and the Northwest Railway Museum.
When thinking of Washington, wallabies probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind. But in Fall City, they are there and open for guests to view and adore in this 10 acre wallaby paradise. Kids will love interacting and learning about these adorable gentle creatures! They also provide educational tours and programs (private and public) and take great pride in presenting it in an entertaining way.
Call 206-354-8624 for Wallaby Ranch Tour Reservations and information. Advance reservations required.
35327 SE Fish Hatchery Rd, Fall City WA. Between Snoqualmie Falls and Fall City, about 2 miles below the Falls.
Rattlesnake Lake and Cedar River Watershed Education Center
Swimming, paddleboarding, kayaking, and fishing in the lake.
Visit the Cedar River Watershed Education Center for exhibits, information, watershed tours.
Hike the Rattlesnake Ledge Trail to an amazing view of the Lake, Snoqualmie River Valley, and the Cascades.
From Snoqualmie Falls, take Highway 202 through North Bend and get on I-90 East for 1 exit. At Exit 32 (436th Avenue), go 4 miles south to the Rattlesnake Lake parking lot on the right. Arrive by 930AM to assure parking in summer and on weekends.
Snoqualmie Falls Candy Shoppe
Shop fits with the old timey feeling of main street. It has some incredible waffle cones for delicious ice cream. Furthermore, there is an abundance of salt water taffy , old-school candy along with new options. There’s plenty of seating inside and there is a couple of old-school arcade game at the end of the shop. There is a soda fountain and more candy than you could ever imagine. The ice cream is fresh Umpqua Ice Cream from Umpqua Dairy in Roseburg, OR
Cafe open for lunch every day. Burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, fresh baked goods.
8102 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA. 1.2 miles to Snoqualmie Falls and 4 miles to downtown North Bend.
8102 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA. 1.2 miles to Snoqualmie Falls and 4 miles to downtown North Bend. email for more info at email@example.com
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
This Chocolate Factory is the perfect place after a day of adventure on nearby trails and hikes. The location is right by the highway and there is a huge selection of delicious chocolate along with various types of fudge. Also, the ice cream here is top notch and honestly you will enjoy it as much as the available chocolate.
Located inside the North Bend Premium Outlet Mall and it is a great place to take a break from shopping.
Located just off I-90 on the south side up the hill a bit between Exits 15 and 13.