Suiattle River

The Suiattle river trail is a great riparian stroll alongside a powerful glacial river. At 13 miles round trip, it's a long hike, but sports only 900 feet of elevation gain.

getting there

From SR-530, 5.7 miles north of Darrington and 11 miles south of Rockport, turn east onto Forest Road 26 (Suiattle River Road). Drive 22.4 miles to the road's end and the trailhead (1,600 ft).

on the trail

Hike the Suiattle River Trail as far as desired. It's 7.5 miles to Canyon Creek and good campsites.

  • Suitable Activities: Backpacking, Day Hiking
  • Seasons: April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Length: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 900 ft
  • 2,400 ft
  • Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
  • Green Trails Glacier Peak No. 112
  • Trails Illustrated Glacier Peak Wilderness

Upcoming Activities

Backpacking Building Blocks Student-Only Backpack - Suiattle River

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course
This two day, one night, fifteen mile round trip moderate B3 backpack has 900 feet
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Apr 20, 2024 - Sun, Apr 21, 2024
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
8 participants 0 instructors
Registration opens Mar 31; Instructor registration open now
Foothills Branch
Sarah Hess
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  • Suiattle River to Canyon Creek
  • Suiattle River Canyon Creek Camp

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