We like taking the kids on Saturday afternoon easy hikes. I loved it growing up and it is fun to take the kids different places nearby our county here in Washington. It will be nice when they are a bit older and can do more walking and exploring. I put together a small list of 8 family walking trails in and near Skagit County for families.
- Boulder River – exit 208 off I-5. 8.6 miles roundtrip. Good for kids. Dogs allowed on leash. After a mile you’ll come to a twin waterfall. This is a good turn around spot for families with kids.
- Ebey’s Landing – off State Route 20 on Whidbey Island. 5.6 miles. Features coastal view, mountain view and wildlife.
- Eaglemont Loop Walk – Mt. Vernon. 1.9 miles.
- Maddox Creek Neighborhood and Wetlands – Mt. Vernon. 1.5 miles. Easy to moderate walking.
- Deception Pass – 30 trails in varying degress of difficulty. Fidalgo Island and Whidbey Island.
- Padilla Bay – interpretive walking trails and a center with various activities.
- Anderson Lakes – near Sedro Wolley. 4 miles round trip. Moderate difficulty.
- Fire and Ice Trail – Mt. Baker. 0.5 mile. Great for kids.
For more information about trails you can take your family to, visit the Washington Trails Association website.
Does your family like to take family walks or easy hikes?
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