This paved 30-mile trail connects Lake Stevens, Arlington and Snohomish. It winds through downtown Arlington along the river. The city has invested in a number of interesting art installations to view along the way. Great trail for walking or biking.
Mt. Baker Trails
Trails are located on Route 542 (a designated scenic byway), about 60 miles from downtown Bellingham. In summer the road is cleared and ends at milepost 58. Most trails are clear until the fall. Check here for a list of Mt. Baker hikes starting from Artist’s Point.
Fragrance Lake Trail
This is a popular 1.9 mile hike is steep in spots, but leads to the lake with great overlooks along the way.
Port of Skagit Nature Trail
This trail is located around the Skagit Regional Airport and the Bay View Business Park. These gravel trails are good for pedestrians, bicyclist and pets on leash.
Padilla Bay Shore Trail
This is a 2.5-mile long trail along the estuary of the Skagit River. This area is home to abundant wildlife. Including eagles, peregrine, snowy owls and marlin. Perfect for walking or biking.
Rockport State Park
This park is located on Route 20 along the Cascade Loop Scenic Drive, the gateway to the Cascade Mountains. Here you can take a leisurely stroll along the Skagit River or take a more challenging hike up Sauk Mountain. This area offers hikes for every ability level. Head north on I-5 from La Conner and travel east on Route 20.