Collection by Shelly Farnham


The town of Skykomish, and nearby environment.

Shelly Farnham
Iron Goat trail- the creepy tunnel abandoned after a train disaster. Thing 1, Train Tracks, History Books, Washington State, Hiking Trails, Goat, Abandoned, Beautiful Homes, Creepy

Snow Shed

This is the prize at the end of the 12 mile roundtrip Iron Goat Trail hike in Skykomish Washington. This used to be a 1/2 mile long snowshed to protect trains that would come through from avalanches but sadly the forces did win in the end. This is the site of a tragic event where two trains were swept down the mountain by an avalanche in the 1920's, killing 96 people. You can actually hike down to where the trains stopped, however all that's there is various pieces of mangled metal. The…

West Fork Foss River and Lakes, hard hike, 13 miles, 3700 ft elevation gain, no pass required End of summer? Alpine Lake, Amazing Pics, Awesome, Go Hiking, Day Hike, Pacific Northwest, Pretty Pictures, Places To See, Beautiful Places

West Fork Foss River and Lakes

Visit any of several beautiful alpine lakes, in rocky basins. The day can be as easy as a 3.6 roundtrip hike to Trout Lake, or as strenuous as the nearly 15-mile hike to Big Heart Lake as you like. Good options exist both for day-hikers and for backpackers.

There is nothing more thrilling than white water rafting, and the Skykomish River is the closest white water rafting there is to Seattle, WA! Skykomish River, Alpine Adventure, Cascade Mountains, Whitewater Rafting, Washington State, Seattle, Vacation, Bucket, Hiking

skykomish whitewater rafting trip -- Alpine Adventures, based out of Index

Skykomish washington trestle by Jamie MacIsaac Seattle, via Flickr Seattle, Cities, Washington, Environment, City, Environmental Psychology

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Skykomish washington trestle by Jamie MacIsaac Seattle, via Flickr

Best Trails near Woodinville, Washington Bike Trails, Hiking Trails, Biking, Wallace Falls, Local Parks, Trail Maps, Sea Level, Trail Running, The Great Outdoors

Best Trails near Skykomish, Washington

Looking for a great trail near Skykomish, Washington? AllTrails has 38 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Olallie State Park or Mount Pilchuck State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Fisher Creek Park or O Relly Acres Co Park Resv…

Save the Skykomish River: Don't Dam It! Skykomish River, Opportunity, Waterfall, Spring, Summer, Outdoor, Beauty, Summer Recipes, Verano

Save the Skykomish River: Don't Dam It! --- Anti-dam web site,

Historical society has posted all their photos online recently.really interesting to browse. Photo Online, Historical Society, Appreciation, Community, Goals, Memes, Photos, Pictures, Meme

Historical society has posted all their photos online recently...really interesting to browse.

West Fork Foss River & Lakes by artkid77, via Flickr Fork, Lakes, Environment, River, Photo And Video, Mountains, Villa, Environmental Psychology, Rivers

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