Our nation’s most important funding source for protecting parks and public lands is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress acts.
Trailhead Direct expands bus service to Mailbox Peak Trailhead. Plan your ride to the trailhead today!
A major landslide has closed a popular trail in the Middle Fork Valley. The culprit? Rain and an ancient lake.
The bus service to local trailheads is expanding this summer! Beginning April 21, shuttles will run from Seattle’s Mt. Baker Transit Center to the Issaquah Alps, with more expansions to Mt. Si and Mailbox Peak coming soon.
The Washington State Legislature has just passed a capital budget to fund new project work around the state, including major investments in habitat conservation and outdoor recreation, as well as schools, mental health facilities, and affordable housing.
After four years of construction, the Middle Fork Road is now open! The reconstruction of this once notorious pothole-filled access road now provides safe and family-friendly access to this ‘wilderness in our backyard’ for the first time.
The Washington State Legislature failed to pass a capital construction budget, resulting in far-reaching impacts across our region. Vital projects are delayed indefinitely or could even be canceled.
For the first time in a decade, the Middle Fork Valley’s signature trail has been reopened, after the community came together to repair a major washout. The Middle Fork Trail now offers a spectacular experience for all kinds of adventurers.
Alpine Lakes Wilderness, King County, WA
This trail leads to a number of areas offering almost ulmitied possibilities for hiking, fishing and scrambling. The Seattle Times identifies the campground at the end of the trail as a top hiking destination.
Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, King County, WA
Wilderness regulations apply and Wilderness Permits are required for day use and overnight trips in Alpine Lakes Wilderness from May 15 to October 31. Permits are free and available on a self-issue basis at the trailhead.