Lord Hill Regional Park

Hike or mountain bike into the vast evergreen forest of this 1,463-acre upland nature preserve. A day's exploration of this unique wilderness park can include discovering many species of plant and animal life

getting there

Take Exit 88 off of US-2, 8 miles east of Everett, and turn south on 88th St SE. Drive 0.6 mile and turn left onto Lincoln Ave. Continue 2.7 miles when in becomes Old Snohomish-Monroe Highway. Turn right onto 127th Ave SE and drive 1.6 miles to the park entrance and north parking lot.

on the trail

"A lot of loop option exist, from short leg stretchers to all-day explorations." From Urban Trails Everett.

The park contains over 30 miles of trails that allow many varying hiking trips. From higher points within the park there are views of the surrounding Snohomish River valley and peaks of the Cascades and Olympics from viewpoints such as Devil’s Butte Lookout and along the ridge of the Pipeline Trail. With a little luck, you may observe a family of beavers busily constructing a dam.

The distance and elevation gain here are for a route from the north parking lot to the south parking lot and back. It include Pipeline Trail and the Main Trail, and it passes Beaver Lake. Some of the other possibilities include Beaver Lake Loop, West View Loop, Temple Pond, and Snohomish River.

INFORMATION for leaders

Scheduling & Permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Stewardship, Trail Running, Urban Walking
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Length: 5.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,062 ft
  • 650 ft
  • Land Manager: Lord Hill Regional Park
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 25
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 25
12921 150th St SE Snohomish, WA 98290
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