Wind through remnant old growth, mature second growth and young riparian forest on this mossy trail as it follows the Sauk River. The addition of a new barrier-free loop trail, accessed from a second parking area, make this a good choice for hikers of all abilities. Watch birds, view salmon and discover wildlife tracks on this enjoyable outing.
WTA hiking guide - trip reports
At a Glance
From the Darrington Ranger District office, take Mt. Loop Highway south for 4 miles. The trailhead is on the left side of the road.
A second parking area for the barrier-free loop trail is approximately two miles further up Mt. Loop Highway.
At 6.6 miles from the ranger district is a small paved pullout at Murphy Creek and the southern trailhead.
Darrington Ranger District
Green Trails: Silverton 110