Day Hiking

A variety of trails can deliver an interesting day hike on the forest. Some are accessible for people with disabilities and some offer a rugged hike.


Day Hiking Areas

  • Alpine Lakes Wilderness: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie
  • Baker Lake / Middle Fork Nooksack area description
  • Anderson Butte Trail 611.1
  • Anderson-Watson Lakes Trail 611 area description
  • Watson Lakes Trailhead
  • Baker Lake Trail 610 area description
  • Baker Lake Trailhead
  • Baker River Trail 606 area description
  • Baker River Trailhead
  • Bell Pass Trail 603.3
  • Blue Lake Trail 604
  • Blue Lake/Dock Butte Trailhead
  • Boulder Ridge Trail 605 area description
  • Boulder Ridge Trailhead
  • Dock Butte Trail 604.1
  • Elbow Lake Trail 697 area description
  • Pioneer Camp Trailhead
  • Mt. Baker National Recreation Area
  • Noisy Creek Trail 610.3
  • Panorama Dome Trailhead
  • Park Butte Lookout
  • Park Butte Trail 603 area description
  • Park Butte Trailhead
  • Railroad Grade Trail 603.2
  • Ridley Creek Trail 696 area description
  • Ridley Creek Trailhead
  • Scott Paul Trail 603.1
  • Shadow of the Sentinels Interpretive Site
  • Shannon Ridge Trail 742 area description
  • Shannon Ridge Trailhead
  • Swift Creek Campground
  • Swift Creek Trail 607 area description
  • Swift Creek Trailhead
  • Boulder River Wilderness
  • Clearwater Wilderness
  • Glacier Peak Wilderness: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie
  • Henry M. Jackson Wilderness: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie
  • Interstate 90 Mountains to Sound Greenway area description
  • Annette Lake Trail 1019 area description
  • Annette Lake Trailhead
  • Asahel Curtis Nature Trail 1023
  • Bare Mountain Trail 1037 area description
  • Bare Mountain Trailhead
  • Denny Creek Campground
  • Denny Creek Trail 1014 area description
  • Denny Creek Trailhead
  • Dingford Creek Trail 1005
  • Dutch Miller Gap Trail 1030
  • Dutch Miller Gap Trailhead
  • Franklin Falls Trail 1036 area description
  • Franklin Falls Trailhead
  • Gold Creek Pond Trail 1250 area description
  • Gold Creek Pond Interpretive Site
  • Gold Creek Trail #1314 area description
  • Gold Creek Trailhead
  • Granite Mountain Lookout
  • Granite Mountain Trail 1016
  • Hester Lake Trail 1005.1
  • High Lakes Trail 1012
  • Ira Spring (Mason Lake) Trail 1038 area description
  • Ira Spring Trailhead
  • Kaleetan Lake Trail 1010
  • Kendall Peak Lakes Trail 1344
  • Lake Keechelus Boating Site and Picnic Area
  • Lake Keechelus Trailhead
  • Lennox Creek Trail 1001
  • Marten Lake Trail 1006
  • McClellan Butte Trail 1015 area description
  • McClellan Butte Trailhead
  • Melakwa Lake Trail 1011
  • Middle Fork Campground
  • Middle Fork Snoqualmie Little Interpretive Trail
  • Middle Fork Trail 1003 area description
  • Middle Fork Snoqualmie Trailhead
  • Mount Defiance Trail 1009
  • Nordrum Lake Trail 1004
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Snoq.Pass N
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Snoq.Pass S area description
  • Pacific Crest - Snoqualmie North Trailhead
  • Pratt Lake Trail 1007 area description
  • Pratt Lake Trailhead
  • Rock Creek Trail 1013.1
  • Snoqualmie Lake Trail 1002 area description
  • Snoqualmie Lake Trailhead
  • Snow Lake Trail 1013 area description
  • Snow Lake Trailhead
  • Sunday Lake Trail 1000
  • Talapus Lake Trail 1039 area description
  • Talapus Lake Trailhead
  • Tinkham Campground
  • Wagon Road Trail 1021
  • Williams Lake Trail 1031.1
  • Mather Memorial Parkway (SR 410) area description
  • Arch Rock Trail 1187
  • Buck Creek Trail 1169
  • Bullion Basin Trail 1156
  • Camp Sheppard Trailhead
  • Carbon and Bearhead Trails 1179 / 1179.1
  • Christoff Trail 1171
  • Clearwater Trail 1178
  • Clearwest Peak Trail 1181
  • Colquhoun Peak Trail 1195
  • Corral Pass Trailhead
  • Crystal Mountain Trail 1163 area description
  • Sand Flats Trailhead
  • Dalles Campground
  • Dalles Ridge Trail 1173
  • Dalles River Trail 1162.1
  • Deep Creek Trail 1196
  • Divide Trail 1172
  • Doe Falls Trail 1174
  • Frog Mountain Trail 1180
  • Goat Falls Trail 1189
  • Goat Lake Trail 1161
  • Grass Mountain Trail 1170
  • Greenwater Lakes Trail 1176 area description
  • Greenwater Lakes Trailhead
  • Henskin Lake Trail 1193
  • Huckleberry Creek Trail 1182
  • John Muir Nature Trail 1204
  • Kelly Butte Trail 1031
  • Maggie Creek Trail 1186
  • Naches Trail 1175
  • Noble Knob Trail 1184
  • Norse Peak 1191 area description
  • Halfcamp Trailhead
  • Norse Peak View Trail 1191.1
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Chinook Pass
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Naches Pass
  • Palisades Trail 1198
  • Pyramid Peak Trail 1160
  • Rainier View Trail 1155
  • Ranger Creek Trail 1197
  • Silver Creek Trail 1192
  • Silver Springs Campground
  • Skookum Flats Trail 1194 area description
  • Ranger Creek Trailhead
  • Skookum Flats - North Trailhead
  • Snoquera Falls Trail 1167
  • Summit Lake Trail 1177 area description
  • Summit Lake Trailhead
  • Sun Top Lookout area description
  • Suntop Trail 1183 area description
  • Suntop Trailhead
  • White River Trail 1199
  • Mountain Loop Scenic Byway area description
  • Ashland Lakes Trail
  • Bald Eagle (Curry Gap) Trail 650
  • Barlow Pass Trailhead
  • Barlow Point Trail 709
  • Bear Lake Trail 703
  • Beaver Lake Trail 629
  • Bedal Creek Trail 705 area description
  • Bedal Creek Trailhead
  • Big Four Ice Caves Trail 723 area description
  • Ice Caves Trailhead
  • Boardman Lake/ Lake Evan Trail 704
  • Boulder River Trail 734
  • Canyon Lake Trail 720
  • Chocwich Mountain Bike Trail
  • Coal Lake Trail 632 area description
  • Coal Lake/Independence Lake Trailhead
  • Crystal Creek Trailhead
  • Crystal Lake Trail 638 & Circle Peak Trail 638.1
  • Dickerman Mountain/Perry Creek Trailhead
  • Eight-Mile Trail 654.02
  • Elliot Creek (Goat Lake) Trail 647 area description
  • Elliot Creek/Goat Lake Trailhead
  • Forks of Canyon Creek Trail 633
  • Frog Lake Trail 659
  • Glacier Basin Trail 719
  • Gold Basin Mill Pond Interpretive Trail
  • Harold Engles Memorial Grove Trail 642
  • Heather Lake Trail 701 area description
  • Heather Lake Trailhead
  • Independence Lake Trail 712
  • Kelcema Lake Trail 718
  • Lake Twenty Two Trail 702 area description
  • Lake Twenty Two Trailhead
  • Lost Creek Ridge Trail 646 area description
  • Lost Creek Ridge Trailhead
  • Mallardy Ridge (Walt Bailey) Trail 706
  • Marten Creek Trail 713
  • Meadow Mountain Trail 657 area description
  • Meadow Mountain Trailhead
  • Mount Pilchuck Trail 700 area description
  • Mount Pilchuck Trailhead
  • Mt. Dickerman Trail 710
  • Mt. Pugh Trail 644
  • Neiderprum Trail 653
  • North Fork Sauk Falls Trail 660
  • North Fork Sauk Trail 649 area description
  • North Fork Sauk Trailhead
  • North Lake Trail 712.1
  • Old Government Trail 733
  • Old Monte Cristo Townsite Trail
  • Old Sauk Trail 728
  • Pass Lake Trail 645
  • Peek-A-Boo Lake Trail 656
  • Perry Creek Trail 711
  • Pilot Ridge Trail 652
  • Pinnacle Lake Trail 703.1
  • Poodle Dog Pass-Silver Lake-Twin Lakes Trail 708
  • Red Mountain Trail 651
  • Sloan Peak Trail 648 area description
  • Sloan Peak Trailhead
  • Squire Creek Trail 654
  • Sunrise Mine Trail 707 area description
  • Sunrise Mine Trailhead
  • Three Fingers-Goat Flats-Saddle Lake Trail 641
  • Weden Creek (Gothic Basin) Trail 724
  • White Chuck Bench Trail 731
  • White Chuck River Trail 643
  • Youth-On-Age-Nature Trail 738 area description
  • Youth-On-Age Nature Trailhead
  • Mt. Baker Highway (SR 542) area description
  • Artist Point Trailhead
  • Boundary Way Trail #688
  • Canyon Ridge Trail #689
  • Church Mountain Trail #671 area description
  • Church Mountain Trailhead
  • Damfino Lakes Trail #625 area description
  • Damfino Lakes Trailhead
  • Douglas Fir Campground
  • Goat Mountain Trail #673 area description
  • Goat Mountain Trailhead
  • Hannegan Pass Trail #674 area description
  • Hannegan Trailhead
  • Hannegan Peak Trail #674.1
  • Heather Meadows Visitor Center area description
  • Artist Ridge Trail #669
  • Bagley Lakes Trail #684.1 area description
  • Bagley Lakes Trailhead
  • Chain Lakes Trail #682
  • Fire and Ice Trail #684.2 area description
  • Fire and Ice Trailhead
  • Lake Ann Trail #600 area description
  • Lake Ann Trailhead
  • Picture Lake Path area description
  • Picture Lake Path Trailhead
  • Ptarmigan Ridge Trail #682.1
  • Table Mountain Trail #681
  • Wild Goose Trail #684.3
  • Heliotrope Ridge Trail #677 area description
  • Heliotrope Ridge Trailhead
  • High Divide Trail #630 area description
  • Excelsior Pass Trailhead
  • Welcome Pass Trailhead
  • High Pass Trail #676
  • Horseshoe Bend Trail #687
  • Nooksack Cirque Trail #750 area description
  • Nooksack Cirque Trailhead
  • Silesia Creek Trail #672
  • Skyline Divide Trail #678 area description
  • Skyline Divide Trailhead
  • Tomyhoi Lake Trail #686 area description
  • Tomyhoi/Yellow Aster Butte Trailhead
  • Twin Lakes Trailhead
  • Winchester Mountain Lookout
  • Winchester Mountain Trail #685
  • Yellow Aster Butte Trail #686.1
  • Mt. Baker Wilderness
  • Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness
  • Norse Peak Wilderness: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie
  • North Cascades (SR 20) area description
  • Diobsud Creek Trail 631
  • Hidden Lake Lookout
  • Hidden Lake Trail 745
  • Lookout Mountain Lookout
  • Lookout Mountain-Monogram Lake Trail 743
  • Middle Fork Cascade River Trail 767
  • Sauk Lake Trail 613.1
  • Sauk Mountain Trail 613
  • Slide Lake Trail 635 area description
  • Slide Lake Trailhead
  • South Fork Cascade River Trail 769
  • Suiattle River Road - Forest Service road 26 area description
  • Boulder Lake Trail 740 area description
  • Downey Creek Trail 768 area description
  • Downey Creek Trailhead
  • Green Mountain Lookout
  • Green Mountain Trail 782 area description
  • Green Mountain Trailhead
  • Huckleberry Mountain Trail 780 area description
  • Huckleberry Mountain Trailhead
  • Miners Ridge Trail 785
  • Suiattle River Trail 784 area description
  • Suiattle River Trailhead
  • Sulphur Creek Trail 793
  • Sulphur Mountain Trail 794
  • US Highway 2 - Skykomish Area east to Stevens Pass area description
  • Bald Eagle Mountain Trail 650
  • Bald Eagle Trailhead
  • Barclay Creek Trail 1055 area description
  • Barclay Lake Trailhead
  • Beckler Peak Trail 1240
  • Blanca Lake Trail 1052 area description
  • Blanca Lake Trailhead
  • Deception Creek Trail 1059 area description
  • Deception Creek Trailhead
  • Dorothy Lake Trail 1072 area description
  • Dorothy Lake Trailhead
  • Evans Lake Trail 1069
  • Evergreen Lookout
  • Evergreen Lookout Trail 1056
  • Heybrook Lookout
  • Heybrook Lookout Trail 1070
  • Iron Goat Trail 1074 Martin Creek area description
  • Iron Goat/Martin Creek Trailhead
  • Iron Goat Trail 1074 Scenic
  • Iron Goat Trail 1074 Wellington area description
  • Wellington Trailhead
  • Johnson Ridge Trail 1067 area description
  • Johnson Ridge Trailhead
  • Lake Clarice Trail 1066
  • Lake Elizabeth Trail 1071
  • Lake Serene Trail 1068 area description
  • Lake Serene Trailhead
  • Meadow Creek Trail 1057 area description
  • Meadow Creek Trailhead
  • Money Creek Campground
  • Necklace Valley Trail 1062 area description
  • Necklace Valley Trailhead
  • North Fork Skykomish Trail 1051
  • North Fork Skykomish Trailhead
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Stevens Pass N area description
  • Pacific Crest - Stevens North Trailhead
  • Pacific Crest Trail 2000 Stevens Pass S
  • Pass Creek Trail 1053
  • Quartz Creek Trail 1050
  • San Juan Campground
  • Surprise Creek Trail 1060 area description
  • Surprise Creek Trailhead
  • Tonga Ridge Trail 1058 area description
  • Tonga Ridge Trailhead
  • Troublesome Creek Campground
  • Tunnel Creek Trail 1061
  • West Cady Ridge Trail 1054
  • West Fork Foss Lakes Trail 1064 area description
  • West Fork Foss Lakes Trailhead
  • Wild Sky Wilderness