A beautiful hike through the forest to view the Big Four Mountain and caves beneath the snow.
Location: North Cascades – Mountain Loop Highway
Lengh: 2.2 miles, round-trip
Driving directions :
From 1-5 in Everett, take exit 194 for Snohomish /Wenatchee, then take exit 204 for Lake Stevens. Turn left after 2 miles onto highway 9/9N Granite Falls, then onto Quarry Road. At the stop sign turn left onto the Mountain Loop Highway. Continue until you get to a signpost for the Ice Caves Trailhead. Here you will find a parking lot and toilets, as well as a self service pay station for a Northwest Forest Pass, which is required for the trail.
Beautiful flowers to admire along the way 🌻🌼🌸