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“Stillness is the flower of winter, all hope waits beneath a blanket of white.” — Unknown Author

North Bend Area

Franklin Falls Trail
Parent Category: Hiking
Created: 25 January 2017

The immediate vicinity of this trail to Seattle (one hour in the car and you are there), as well as ease and picturesqueness of the hike made this place highly sought after by the dwellers of Seattle area. This short one-mile trail (one-way) is a priceless gem having lots to offer even to the pickiest traveler. And what’s more amazing – it is admirable during any season.   

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Iron Horse Trail 42
Parent Category: Hiking
Created: 21 September 2014

The Iron Horse Trail or the John Wayne Pioneer Trail is one the best rails-to-trails type conversions in the country. Originally, this was the route known as “The Milwaukee Road”. It was in operation until the 1970s when the railroad company turned bankrupt. Government bought this land and turned it into a wonderful trail for non-motorized vehicles.

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Rattelesnake Leadge hike 46
Parent Category: Hiking
Created: 13 January 2014

Rattlesnake Ridge which is also called Rattlesnake Ledge or Rattlesnake Mountain is a mountain ridge that is located south of North Bend. It is a monolithic block of rock which is also the highest of the Issaquah Alps. This ridge towers over Rattlesnake Lake and the Snoqualmie River.

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Twin Falls 10
Parent Category: Hiking
Created: 25 March 2014

Twin Falls is located in the Cascades Mountains in Olallie State Park, just in thirty minutes from Seattle. Twin Falls is the tallest waterfall along the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River. Twin Falls Trail is a 1.2-mile trail, which takes hikers to the Twin Falls Bridge.

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Franklin Falls Trail 24
Parent Category: Hiking
Created: 18 September 2014

Franklin Falls is a short, only 1-mile hike that offers to plunge into the beautiful nature. This easy route takes hikers to the first of three major waterfalls on the South Fork Snoqualmie River – to Franklin Falls

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