Whitehorse Trail


Day Hike - Whitehorse Trail

A rail trail hike near the North Fork Stillaguamish River.

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  • Sat, Feb 29, 2020
  • Seattle Hiking Committee
  • Day Hiking
  • Singles, 20-30 Somethings, Adults
  • Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 232 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

We will meet at 8:00 AM in Lynnwood or Everett.

  • The exact location will be provided in a pre-hike e-mail (after signups close).

Trailhead: Fortson Mill Trailhead

  • Permits (Trailhead Only): None


This is a hike along a level rail trail. This will be an out-and-back hike which will take us near the North Fork Stillaguamish River. It should be relatively wooded throughout the hike. The trail might be paved in sections since there have been recent projects to improve it.

Prior to signing up for this hike, please take into account the following:

  • Adults only (≥18 yrs old).
  • We'll be going at a casual pace.
  • We will be hiking rain or shine though if conditions prove dangerous then we'll adjust (or cancel) the hike as needed. 

Whitehorse Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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