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Snohomish County, WA

Snohomish County begins 12 miles north of Seattle, a little under 100 miles south of Vancouver, and a short ferry ride away from the San Juan Islands or Olympic Peninsula, Snohomish County is ideally situated for exploring the entire Pacific Northwest.

Outdoor Activities

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Artfully bordered by the cool waters of Puget Sound, the crisp call of the Cascade Mountains and your own curiosity, Snohomish County can truly make you feel different from the moment you arrive!  Access to the great outdoors is only minutes from our urban centers. Due to our temperate climate, Snohomish County is the perfect destination for family adventures and outdoor fun throughout the year.

Wiggle your toes in the sandy beaches and warm shallow waters of Jetty Island, off the coast of Everett, while you watch dozens of kite boarders race across the water. Watch bald eagles feast on spawned salmon as you gently float down a river. Try your luck at fishing—salmon anglers and trout seekers have a heyday here! Discover some of the finest public golf courses in the Puget Sound and explore our family friendly walking and hiking trails, many of which are also great for biking. Visit one of our many parks and enjoy an afternoon of picnicking, people watching, or wildlife watching. Like more adventure? Grab your paddle and head for one of four major river systems that offer a full range of kayaking and rafting experiences. Like more excitement? Rock climbing, snow skiing, skydiving and scuba diving are all options. Find your adventure here!

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Vertical World

Vertical World – America’s First Climbing Gym® is a unique training facility with specialized...

Rhody Ridge Arboretum

A unique botanical park, Rhody Ridge offers visitors an 11-acre showcase of flowering beauty and natural...

Scuba Diving Resources

Whether you’re new to diving or a seasoned pro, there are outfitters, camps and lessons all around the...

Clubhouse Golf Center

The Clubhouse Golf Center, an indoor golf facility with amazing food and signature drinks (both alcoholic and...

Centennial Trail

This paved 30-mile trail is designated a National Recreational Tail and is open to walkers, bikers,...

Snohomish City Parks

Snohomish city parks include Cady Park and Boat Launch on Maple Street. A trail winds along the riverfront to...

Twin Rivers Park

Twin Rivers is a large park located at the point where the North and South Forks of the Stillaguamish Rivers...