Longer than we usually like to try in one day but the downhill trek back was fast making it worthwhile. Floaters and tubers should use the Plum River access instead. In the north, Duvall's McCormick Park sits on the banks of the Snoqualmie River. There are wetlands on either side of the SVT where you can observe beaver mounds [6] and water fowl in the ponds. The trail begins at Rattlesnake Lake outside of North Bend and ends at McCormick Park in Duvall. Please remove this instruction before posting the trip report. At (5.6) and (6.3) are two Washington Game Department parking and trail access areas that require a Discovery Pass to park there. Once you hit the Remlinger Farms area in Carnation you start in on more forested terrain. This point is not far away from Route 209 Metro bus stops on Bendigo. So many are in brushy ravines and getting down involves bushwhacking. ( Log Out /  Trail in fantastic shape, lots of bikers and families on/along the trail. Tolt MacDonald Park is right in town and gives access to the lower Tolt River and its confluence with the Snoqualmie. This option starts with a right turn onto SR 202 from the falls, crosses a bridge, and meets the City of Snoqualmie Centennial Trail in less than a mile. The turn from the main drag is Entwhistle St. and the city has signs there pointing to the trail. But the significant work involved to make these upgrades – including building a new, nearly 200-foot-long approach bridge from the south and a new 32-foot-long approach bridge from the north – requires an extended closure of the trail through the south portion of Carnation and the Remlinger Farm area. Leaving Carnation, the trail begins a moderate, 400-foot climb to the upper valley. This is basically an all-season trail but the best time of the year to do it is in the spring when the wild cherry trees are in bloom along the trail [25]. The Snoqualmie River is at the heart of the Snoqualmie Riverwalk project, which is now in the early planning stages of a multi-phased, long-term recreational development. King County offers no detour around the river bank stabilization project, however, so the Duvall is effectively cut off from Carnation via the trail route. Trail users are advised to use alternate routes. On its southern end, the trail joins the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail, which extends east to the Idaho border. The bridge is closed to all motorized vehicles until they can rebuilt it. At the end of the ramp, head east, and turn right onto SE High Point Way, which becomes Preston–Fall City Road SE after 0.5 mile. Washington is famous for its gorgeous and abundant waterways, from the Salish Sea to the Nisqually River, but many communities lack open public beaches and waterfronts where everyone can enjoy picnicking, swimming, paddling, boating, and angling. The facility is accessed at the same location as the Plum River Access. At (2.58) {47.49676;-121.78173} is a convenient access point at Ballarat Ave. in North Bend adjacent to a school with a large parking lot and a trail bulletin board/pavilion [5]. #202 east. But it is on busy highway 203 with a small shoulder. The trail crosses under I-90 and at (5.30) {47.47019;-121.74186} comes to the second crossing of the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River [7][8]. Post them together and in the correct sequence in which they are numbered. Started at Duvall, rode 18 miles to Tokul tunnel on Labor Day. Some references omit the word "Chicago." Notice that this trestle is built out of squared timbers instead of the far more common round pilings. (To avoid the steps, turn right onto Meadowbrook Way SE before the trestle. Join TrailLink (a non-profit) to view more than 30,000 miles of trail maps and more! From here another 0.77 miles takes you to the end of the northern section of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail at the … TOKUL TUNNEL & TRAIL END, GE: N47.54885 W121.82816 Here is a very large culvert underpass below Tokul Rd. State Route 203 runs past the site, but using this as an alternative route requires more than 3 miles on a two-lane truck route with few if any paved shoulders. 203, NE 32nd, Tolt-Bunker Rd. Pricing: Full Day $450 – Half Day $350 – 3rd Angler – $100 Additional – All equipment included – Fishing License, WA Sales Tax and Gratuity not included Season: All Year, Seasonally Determined Species: Coastal Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout EWA Cancellation Policy. Although earlier trip reports by others already contained some nice pictures and a detailed description, I have added another 26 more up to date and geo-coded pictures with this report covering the main part of the trail, starting at its north-western terminus in the city of Duvall. Open in Google Maps. The construction of the river bank levee is nearly complete, with crews erecting safety fencing on that section, so soon the detour onto the nearby road and that scary situation, will be unnecessary. Large granite rock shelves are perfect for … In the north, Duvall's McCormick Park sits on the banks of the Snoqualmie River. We parked immediately adjacent to the trail in Carnation, noticed many other access points and one ~ 2 miles from the Tokul trestle that would make a good hiking destination or biking for younger kids. Snoqualmie Valley Trail, Southeast Segment It is unfortunate that the Snoqualmie Valley Trail between Duvall and Cedar Falls is not contiguous, but a section is missing between Tokul Creek Road and the bridge at Reinig Road. A Discover Pass is required for parking on site. The steel trestle marks the end of the miles of woods. In the summer months at this Iron Horse State Park parking lot at Cedar Falls one can board a shuttle bus (http://www.busup90.com/) to hitch a ride up to Hyak and then ride through the 2.3-mile long Snoqualmie tunnel back down to Cedar Falls. There is parking here and also at a nearby Park and Ride lot closer to the bridge. Remaining tasks include landscaping and site restoration and finishing up the guard rails, but these activities can be completed with the bridge in use by the public. We wished the old trestle on the other side of the valley would also be preserved and reopened for Preston-Snoqualmie Falls trail users. From Duvall to here the elevation gain is only 140 ft. At (9.6) {N47.64115; W121.90729} [9] the SVT crosses Tolt River on a bridge that was closed several years ago while the landings underwent repair and rebuilding. At (7.36) is a trestle over a gully bridging an unnamed creek, close to a sign marking Boxley Creek Natural Area [10] where trampled trails are branching of on both sides, waiting to be explored on foot. It also takes more time than most floaters want to spend on the river. Miles are in (parentheses), GPS coordinates are in {braces} and numbers in [brackets] refer to the images posted herewith. SR-202 Bridge has historically been heavily used to exit the river by the majority of floaters. Hope to get a few more rides on this trail before weather window closes. The bridge improvements were necessary for safety reasons and now allow for unrestricted access by pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians, and emergency and utility vehicles. You just have to know where it is. At (2.6) {N47.70876; W121.98495} the SVT crosses 124th Street N.E. One of the more scenic spots is where the trail crosses under the powerline, with views of the Zorro cut and Mailbox peak [9]. Access points for this trail include: McCormick Park, Nick Loutsis Park, 356th PL SE, Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area, and NE 4th & Ballarat Ave in North Bend. We just took the trail Jul28 from the Duvall Police station to Rattlesnake Lake and back. Bring your frisbees for a round of frisbee golf in the park. Cross the river and ride on. The combined Snoqualmie River flows over Snoqualmie Falls, eventually joining the Skykomish River at the great confluence to become the Snohomish River. The GCNA has a large gravel parking lot and portapotty on 11th St. NE, just a few hundred feet from the trail crossing. There used to be an access from Rutherford Slough below, but is has now been closed [15]. and turn left. Something about a fire. The access is … After that it turns mostly into packed dirt, which makes the ride a lot smoother. Access area open: Year-round. There are two 4-mile detours going around the obstruction on either side on paved roads. From here, an alternate route back to the trail passes the extensive collection of locomotives and railcars owned by the Northwest Railway Museum in old town Snoqualmie. The area features an off leash dog park, fantastic views of Mt Si as well as several river access points. Fall City Community Park West   This exit is only mentioned as a fallback if you miss both of the upstream exits. Just before crossing Highway 203, here is the only place where you can see the top of Mt. Rainier from the trail [7]. Note that the trail does NOT start at Duvall Park, which is a baseball park along Highway 203 but has no connection to the SVT. We took it on the way up, but carefully brought the trike back down the slope at the side of the culvert on the way back. The trail goes from Duvall southeast to Rattlesnake Lake and Seattle’s Cedar River Watershed above North Bend. The signs to get back to the trail and a little sparse. Head south on the trail for 600’ to the trestle. This was my first time out on this trail and overall I was pretty happy. Targeting steelhead from the confluence with the Skykomish near Monroe to the boat ramp at Plum access near the town of Snoqualmie, the Snoqualmie river is generally open from September 1st until December 31st. Would not recommend road bike. Check or FAQs for more common login questions. The historic steel box girder spans and piers over the Tolt River itself will remain. The 2.4 mile walk to the trestle is easy and flat, mostly shaded, and has a couple of open spots with valley views. A car on the road would have trouble spotting this tunnel and there are no signs up there. Mount Si remains the dominant feature over the next few miles as the route crosses the trestle and passes through the Three Forks Natural Area, where the North, South, and Middle Forks of the Snoqualmie converge. This is the most popular site for floaters with small flotation devices to get on the river. Passing beneath Interstate 90 and then a short bridge over the rushing South Fork Snoqualmie River, the path begins its winding, 450-foot climb to Rattlesnake Lake over the next 5 miles. The TrailLink website displays them in a disordered, random sequence, and we do not have a mile-by-mile detailed account of this scenic section of trail. Slight uphill grade after about 6 miles. No timber. Drive on in and take a look. There are several mileage marker systems in use along the trail that may be confusing to the uninitiated [23]: (1) The blue plastic slats with both miles and kilometer markings every half mile, (2) the square black plastic posts with engraved numbers for miles, not always very visible and (3) a sporadic system of white numbers on green fields that seems to start at Highway 203 going in both directions (useless). The Snoqualmie Valley Trail offers the opportunity to get out and explore one of the most beautiful agricultural valleys in the region. They move. The North Bend trailhead, at Fourth Street and Ballarat Avenue, marks the last leg of the trail. Through the first ~9 miles you're riding mostly on the valley floor through farm lands, which offers some pretty views, including some of Mt. The trail arrives at Nick Loutsis Park in Carnation, where you can take a side trip a couple blocks west to visit riverside Tolt-MacDonald Park. Anyone have more? If it was not for the popularity of this place on a weekend, this would be a convenient access point to both Rail-to-Trail conversion trails. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. If you head downhill, you normally cut a road or field within 600’. The trail is in great condition and fall colors magnificent. Starting at Reinig Road bridge, which Harvey Manning once referred to as 1910 bridge (after the black iron sign marking its year of construction), this is mile (0.0) {47.52979;-121.80661} [1]. Just don't leave the trail in the fall while the duck hunting season is going on or you might encounter lead shot in the air! Ride 1.7 miles to the GRIFFIN CREEK TRESTLE, GE: N47.61582 W121.90426 This is a nice long trestle located by the Griffin Creek Natural Area. Bridge construction at the Tolt River Bridge is complete, save a few cleanup jobs and re-greening of the banks, and the SV trail has re-opened. To: TrailLink Webmaster Please do not intersperse my photos among the existing ones. Directions. The trail becomes undeveloped beyond this point. I rode the Snoqualmie Trail this morning (4 hrs) from Duvall to the so-called Tokul Tunnel (a very large culvert) and back and had a very enjoyable ride with flickers, squirrels, and deer that just stood and watch me roll by. Si Golf Course, golfers. If there is a need to use a restroom, it may be possible to visit the nearby North Bend Library at 115 E. 4 th Street. I have one question for the membership: the King County trail mile markers (very nice, every 1/2 mile) start in Duvall at "3.5 miles". The mainstem Snoqualmie River near Carnation, Washington Here one can interrupt the bike ride and enjoy a swim in Rattlesnake Lake or sit and rest on the lake shore and enjoy the scenery, looking up to Rattlesnake Ledge [11]. Along the way, travelers are treated to numerous trestle crossings, historic towns, views of mountains and farmland, and a roaring waterfall. Miles are in (parentheses), GPS coordinates latitude;longitude are in {braces} and numbers in [brackets] refer to the images posted herewith. Still in use after a hundred years. The SVT enters this area from the north at Ronette’s bridge over the Snoqualmie River. Parking is free and there is ample capacity for most events. The remaining central section of the SVT goes through a wooded area adjoining the Snoqualmie Tree Farm. Upper Yough, MD. Did not seem an aggressive bear, but was kind of scary anyway. To visit Snoqualmie Falls, remain on Tokul Road at the detour, and turn right onto State Route 202. Trail users can choose their terrain by trailhead: Duvall to Carnation for a flat ride, Carnation to Snoqualmie Falls or North Bend to Rattlesnake Lake for a climb, or Snoqualmie to North Bend for preserved natural features. From SR 202 down at the Salish Lodge at Snoqualmie Falls, you head up Tokul Rd. Tried to report it to the various agencies, got the runaround. King County Parks and Trails needs to be congratulated for having the foresight to preserve this trestle and enabling the trail crossing at this point. Beware of low flying golf balls!). Best stretch: Fall City to the Snoqualmie Falls. A mobile fixture here is a herd of some 450 elk that migrate out of the hills to feed at the Mount Si Golf Course and the publicly owned Meadowbrook Farm, south of the trail on Boalch Road. Turn around here; you have gone too far. Very few riders. There is no water at any of the trailheads or access points. The first left, in about 0.6 miles is SE 60th St. The Right of Way runs below a large gravel pit, around an industrial complex and across the swamps to the river. Bring lots of your own. Plum River Access is at the intersection of 372nd Av SE and SE Fish Hatchery Rd at the confluence with Tokul Creek. Multiple trailheads allow easy access to smaller chunks of trail and leapfrogging with a second car. The Snoqualmie Valley Regional Trail is a rail trail in King County, Washington, United States.The 29-mile (47 km) trail follows a portion of the former alignment of the Milwaukee Road, which was constructed in 1911 and abandoned in 1973.. Post them together and in the correct sequence in which they are numbered!!! There is also room for a few cars at the crossing. (2) you can avoid the dangerous crossing of the highway next to the Falls by taking a small trail on the right side of the Tolkuk Road about 10 yards before the highway. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. It is smooth in places but there are a lot more places where the surface has a mixture of 1-3” river rock amid the smaller gravel and it feels like cobble stone.. Zurfleuh  Boat Launch is located on SE 44th Pl on the SE quadrant of the confluence of the Snoqualmie and Raging Rivers. Most of the Snoqualmie's water comes from snowmelt within the Alpine Lakes Wilderness. At (11.3) {N47.61783; W121.90330} the SVT crosses Griffin Creek Rd., a convenient access point with parking. ADA Facilities: No ADA facilities. @@@ A QUICK WAY TO TOKUL TRESTLE Just want to see the Tokul Trestle and skip the woods? The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) manages hundreds of water access areas throughout Washington, providing recreational access to the state’s lakes, rivers, and marine waters. However, the cost was cheap and they went up quick. The Float begins about a quarter mile downstream from the famous Snoqualmie Falls. I once crossed the maze of logging roads in the Snoqualmie Tree Farm on a mountain bike riding up the Griffin Creek from here and down the Tokul Creek drainages to emerge at the Snoqualmie saw mill and rode the SVT back for a challenging 45-mile loop. TRAILBEAR’S TRESTLE TOUR: The Tokul Creek Trestle and three more 7.14.10 - Snoqualmie Valley Trail As soon as he learned of a big timber trestle on Tokul Creek, the TrailBear knew he would be up there, camera in hand. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The crumbling remnants of the mill, which at one time employed 1,200 people, are visible in the distance and remain a King County historic site. ( Log Out /  Climbing the stairs, the 2.5-mile detour turns right onto Tokul Road and then left onto Southeast Stearns Road. Around 1.7 miles in you can hear range noise from the Snoqualmie Gun Club. Some public trail art. A worthwhile side trip in this area joins the 1.5 million visitors a year who witness the Snoqualmie River plunging 268 feet into the valley. The wide gravel track turns to singletrack dirt. People on foot, bike, or horseback can expect extended flat sections and a couple of graded climbs. This is the most popular site for floaters with small flotation devices to get on the river. The 31.5-mile packed gravel trail follows an extension of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (also known as the Milwaukee Road) that linked Everett to the main line heading east-west over the Cascades. The elevation gain to this point was 830 ft. On the return trip, time permitting, one should visit the City of Seattle Public Utilities Watershed Education Center [18], fill up all water bottles with the best water in the world, learn about the importance of protecting the water shed and creatures living therein, and listen to the rythmic polyphony of water droplets hitting the drums in the water garden [19]. To access the trail from McCormick Park in Duvall, take Exit 22 from I-90. The Snoqualmie Valley Trail rolls from verdant dairy land in the north to a clear blue mountain lake in the south. Fly fishing hatches in order of importance: There are no significant hatches involved with the steelhead in this river. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. So hard that horses have not been able to chop up the surface. To access the trail from Rattlesnake Lake, take Exit 32 from I-90, and head south on 436th Avenue SE/Cedar Falls Road SE for 3.2 miles to the parking lot at Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area. At (4.2) [4] the river is taking a bite out of the trail (and the road?) Another is in downtown Belleuve – the Willburton Trestle. At (12.65) the trail crosses Boetzke Creek [16] with a view of Boetzke Falls somewhat obstructed by trees and in the shade, a nice waterfall when it is flowing full throttle during the snowmelt. A Discover Pass is required for parking on site. The first 5 or so miles starts out pretty rocky and it looks like they recently put down a layer of 'crushed' gravel. Walked the section between 356th st and Tokul Trestle with the dog. Some WDFW owned properties are managed for water access by other agencies and are subject to those agencies’ rules. TrailBear The trestles are out there somewhere. Those plastic “tin cap” nails used to secure the tar paper to the piling tops are not original. There is no sign on tokul road to pick up the trail between snoqualmie and carnation. There is rarely heavy traffic here but the road has little to no shoulder. and I just love this trail. Washington Fish and Wildlife manages the site, provides disgusting out houses, and leaves it to volunteers to manage the trash. The elevation gain from Carnation to here is 440 ft. Portapotties are at Carnation and Griffin Creek. Lots to see with bridges and some views of the valley below as it climbs. The trail is flat, wide, and well groomed, however, I would recommend more off-road oriented tires to minimize flats (I saw one rider fixing a flat and noticed he was riding on more urban style tires). Trail in excellent shape, not very busy. I went to the point where the trail ends and you need to cross streets to pick it up again (about 18.75 miles from where I started), before taking a break and heading back. This is a terrible surface for bicycles. Get a FREE Rail Trails Guidebook when you become a Member with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Highly recommended. The advantage of this trestle is that you can drive to the bottom for photos. At (6.52) is a picnic table, but it is in the woods and not placed at any of the more scenic spots of this trail. While riding the trail yesterday I noticed the trail closure signs have been updated to say that the completion will not be until November 2017. This entry describes the most direct approach to the Pratt River Trail, which starts by fording the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River. Fly Fishing Middle and South Forks of the Snoqualmie River. Through the tunnel and off to the trestle. As the trail twists, it is over two miles out. The Skykomish combines with the Snoqualmie to form the Snohomish river. For the more energetic biker, a short excursion up the lower section of the Iron Horse Trail is a potential add-on extension of this afternoon outing. Rainier. At (11.5) the SVT crosses Griffin Creek on a large trestle with interpretive signs [11][12][13][14]. Here a trail downstream along the Tolt River [10] connects with Tolt-McDonald Park, a worthwhile county park with parking, camping, toilet facilities, showers, a suspension bridge and an extensive network of mountain bike trails west of Snoqualmie River. Water Access projects fund public shoreline access, boat launches, and fishing docks to create more opportunities for water recreation. Reaching the outskirts of town, the trail begins a barely perceptible grade past rows of blackberry bushes. The trail into the park is less steep but it enters into the park at a location that makes it a long walk back to the parking lot. Downstream near Carnation Farms, Chinook Bend is a large natural area with ample bank fishing access. Here is a dramatic long curved trestle on a hairpin bend over a deep ravine. It was near where the trail dead ends at the bridge, and you have to take the stairs to the street. Rode out and back from Carnation to the big trestle with two kids (12 & 14) today. Here (9.8) {47.43309;-121.76619} is the connection between the end of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and the start of the Iron Horse Trail [12]. To view our fishing access maps and additional information about this fishing destination you must be a Lunker’s Guide member. Go to stop sign (Fish Hatchery Rd.) Restroom facilities are upland between the trail and the road and have flush toilets and a drinking fountain. Discover pass required at launch point, but not at end point. I rode the leg of the trail between Duvall and Carnation most recently. I love this trail. While it’s fireproof, it seems to lack the “presence” of a good timber trestle. We'll see what they do next. From the Town of Fall City go north on Hwy. At (10.49) {47.43284;-121.75248} the Iron Horse trail crosses Boxley Creek [15]. The trail parallels the highway, passes the train collection, and ends at the old railroad depot, now a museum and ticket office for tourist trains. This site has historically been used by trainers teaching people to kayak because there is moderate white water at the base of the Falls. First time on this section and found the elevation gain very easy to handle. A sign advises trail users that the trail ends at Tokul Road [17]. Ride on! ( Log Out /  (near Riverbend). To avoid congestion in the middle of town floaters are asked to take out on the north side of the river into the Fall City Community Park. Head south down the trail for a half mile to the first feature, the … TOLT RIVER BRIDGE, GE: N47.64119 W121.9072 There is a neat wayside just before the bridge. A portable toilet and trash bins are provided. Three info signs explain about the salmon and why the Tolt is such a nice place for salmon. My only complaint is in the middle section, around snoqualmie, there is no trail. I'm not sure if the intention is to continue with this surface. Railroad grade on the way up was totally manageable for us and made the return trip breeze by. It joins the Skykomish River to form the Snohomish River. Snoqualmie Valley Trail starts at Taylor Landing (a park and boat launch) at the northern end of the city of Duvall on Highway 203 (0.0) {N47.74490; W121.98685} [1]. Timber trestles this large are increasingly rare in the West. While you may thing you are in the Amazon, there are homes and farms on both sides – up on the plateau and down on the river bottomlands. King County crews will have to do extensive groundwork leading up to the construction of the two approach bridges on either side of the Tolt River, including excavation and installation of rock armor around in-water piers, and replacing dilapidated timber approaches to the bridge over the Tolt River. The access project will make improvements to commonly used access points of the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Please subscribe to the Lunker’s Guide today! The trestles are A, but one mile of woods look like another mile of woods: C. Facilities are limited. I started in Duvall at McCormick Park; while there could be limited parking here on a busy day, I find sharing the parking lot with the Police Station to be a good trade off...figured it would lower the incidence of any car prowling and is only about 1 mile south of Taylor Landing. All you see is a green tunnel behind and before you. P) Falls Pool For those brave enough to hop the rail at the lower falls observation area you can climb along the rocks to get access to the pool at the foot of the falls. But not to worry, you’ve reached the … NAMELESS TRESTLE, GE: N47.58966 W121.89991 Here is a line of timber piling bents crossing a ravine without a name. The first section of the trail is level and in the plains surrounding North Bend, WA, and then it gains only 450 ft. elevation between I-90 and Cedar Falls. Of course, just when you wonder if there is another human within miles (yes, several), you reach the cougar and bear warning sign. There is parking. Lined with beaches and elegant houses, the river winds around the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course and straightens out along the last mile stretch into Fall City. --------. 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