June Hikes: 3.5 to 6 miles, 400 to 1,500 feet gain - Bridal Veil Falls

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

June Hikes: 3.5 to 6 miles, 400 to 1,500 feet gain - Bridal Veil Falls

Join this forested 4 mile out and back hike with 850 feet of elevation gain to a boardwalk that goes right under spectacular Bridal Veil Falls! This hike can apply toward your GoHike Series graduation!

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 850 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2 mph

Meet at 8AM at the Bridal Veil Falls trailhead on Mt. Index Road near Gold Bar

Co-ordinates: 47.8092-121.5740

To reach the trailhead from Everett, follow Highway 2 east to the small town of Gold Bar. Continue on Highway 2 for seven more miles. Just as the road curves left to reveal a large bridge over the Skykomish River, turn right onto Mount Index Road. Proceed on this dirt road a quarter mile. Turn right again, following the sign to Lake Serene Trail 1068 and the parking lot 500 feet ahead.

In this section the leader will describe the route, planned pace, necessary gear and preparation.


Bridal Veil Falls

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