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Snoqualmie River Valley

Steeped in heritage, rugged and pastoral beauty, arts, and culture, the majestic Snoqualmie River Valley provides amazing opportunities to explore. Enjoy abundant and diverse outdoor recreation activities such as hiking, biking, picnicking, and fishing. Visit one of the Valley’s five distinct towns – Duvall, Carnation, Fall City, Snoqualmie, and North Bend – for museums, historical walking tours, unique stores, and diverse dining options. Visit the area’s plentiful farms for the freshest produce and u-pick opportunities. All this and much more awaits in this remarkable valley tucked between Seattle’s urban areas and the foothills of the Cascades Mountains. 

Snoqualmie Valley Tours and Itineraries

Snow-Free Hikes To Explore in the Mountains to Sound Greenway
As winter unfolds across the 1.5-million-acre expanse of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA), a fascinating array of weather patterns emerges
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11 Places to Learn About and Support Tribal Heritage
Since time immemorial, Tribes have lived on, cared for, and governed their ancestral homelands including lands and waters within the area designated as the Mountains
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Self-Guided Art Tour of Historic Duvall
Duvall’s quirky history of art, music, and creativity remains front and center in its downtown. This itinerary guides you through town and the dozens
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15 Fun Things to Do in Duvall
With great public art, beautiful parks, rich history, and a lively Main Street, there’s so much to explore in Duvall. Whether you’re visiting
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7 Spots for U-Pick Berries in the Snoqualmie Valley
Summertime means berry time! Visiting a u-pick farm is a fun, affordable way to enjoy fresh-picked strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries.  It is also a
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Road Trip Along the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Scenic Byway
Choose your own adventure and travel at your own pace with this road trip inspiration. Journey from the vibrant Puget Sound area, through thick forests,
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North Bend Historic Walking Tour
Enjoy a stroll through historic downtown North Bend and take a walk back in time. See how the opening of the Sunset Highway – the first
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Snoqualmie Historic Walking Tour
Look back in time to when logging, farming, and railroads ruled the region as you stroll through historic downtown Snoqualmie.  The tour takes you
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Park Hopping With the Family
The Snoqualmie Valley is full of fun things to do for the whole family, like a day of park hopping! This self-guided tour includes riverside
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Twin Peaks Tour
Twin Peaks fans will love this tour of the Valley highlighting various locations from the cult TV hit. Stops include the majestic Snoqualmie Falls, the
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Snoqualmie Valley Trail: Snoqualmie to Duvall
The Snoqualmie Valley Trail offers the opportunity to get out, in any season, and explore one of the most beautiful agricultural valleys in the region.  
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Snoqualmie Valley Trail: Rattlesnake Lake to Snoqualmie
The Snoqualmie Valley Trail offers the opportunity to get out, in any season, and explore one of the most beautiful valleys in the region.  
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A Scenic Drive Through the Snoqualmie Valley
The incredibly beautiful Snoqualmie Valley includes farmlands, historic downtowns, lush forests, and rugged mountains. This itinerary takes you on a journey from Main Streets to
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Duvall Historic Walking Tour
Duvall’s history has many interesting stories including the moving of the town, the bailing out of graves, and the winning of a tavern in
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A Walk at Meadowbrook Farm
Meadowbrook Farm is an important story location to the Snoqualmie Tribal people. Historically maintained as a prairie through traditional methods, this beautiful 460-acre open
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Fall City Historic Walking Tour
Enjoy a self-guided stroll through the historic town of Fall City. Learn about a variety of early homes, halls, and businesses, some existing now only
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Carnation Historic Walking Tour
Enjoy a walk through the historic town of Carnation and learn some of its history and secrets. Our self-guided tour of downtown Carnation is a
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Snoqualmie River Valley

Learn About Our Work in the Snoqualmie River Valley

We work collaboratively to sustain a long-term balance between people and nature through preservation of forests, farms, fish and wildlife, sustainable recreation and tourism, enriching a strong sense of place, and connections to nature and culture for residents and visitors to the Snoqualmie River Valley. 

We bring together shared-vision working groups tied to heritage and outdoor recreation, and dig into on-the-ground projects related to trail maintenance and habitat restoration.

Read the Latest News

2024 Legislative Priorities January 9, 2024
From Ellensburg to Seattle, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) encompasses spectacular natural lands, productive working farms and forests, opportunities for
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2023 Accomplishments Across the Greenway October 20, 2023
It’s hard to believe, but 2023 is already winding down and the new year will be here before we know it! With each year’s
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Celebrating Three Years of the Great American Outdoors Act  August 24, 2023
On August 21, U.S. Congresswoman Kim Schrier, Washington State Representative Bill Ramos, and King County Councilmember Sarah Perry joined Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Supervisor Jody
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