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Sultan has a wide array of recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast with the Wild Sky and Henry M Jackson Wilderness Areas in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and Wallace Falls State Park nearby. Explore this page to find information on what to do.
Sultan Shindig - July
Carnival rides, street vendors and logging competition.
Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. Skykomish Ranger District: 74920 NE Stevens Pass Highway, Skykomish, WA 98288.
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest offers countless recreational activities including but not limited to fishing, river rafting, kayaking, boating, swimming, hiking, snowshoeing, snow skiing, snowmobiling, bicycling, climbing, OHV, horseback riding and hunting. Wild Sky and the Henry M Jackson Wilderness Areas offer even more recreational activities.
Osprey Park. 1st and High Streets, Sultan, WA.
One mile interpretive walk along the river with learning opportunities about wetlands, eco-systems and salmon spawning.
Trail riding, wagon rides, guided hunt trips, camping, whitewater rafting and kayaking.
Wallace Falls State Park. Located 2 miles northeast of Gold Bar at 14503 Wallace Lake Road, Gold Bar, WA 98251.
Located on the west side of the Cascades, Wallace Falls has shoreline Wallace River, Wallace Lake, Jay Lake, Shaw Lake and the Skykomish River providing water activities such as swimming, fishing non-motorized boating and whitewater kayaking. Be sure to view the beautiful 265 foot waterfall, Wallace Falls. Rock climbing is found 12 miles east of Wallace Falls at the Index Town Wall. Hiking and biking trails, mountain climbing and snow activities are waiting for the outdoor enthusiast.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Day Hike! Central Cascades: The Best Trails You Can Hike in a Day by Mike McQuaide. This revised edition contains 69 complete trail descriptions, crucial information estimated hiking time, permits required, special notes on dogs and kids, and double-checked driving directions. The book also contains easy-to-read USGS topographical maps, informative photographs and discusses all changes made to the trails, and who to contact about the most recent reconstructions. Order now...
Washington's Central Cascades Fishing Guide by Dave Shorett. This comprehensive guidebook tells where, how and when to fish the area in detail, covering more than 25 streams and 200 lakes, with 14 maps and 40 photos. Trout populations are described in depth, along with fishing techniques, access and hiking directions. Order now...
Day Hiking: Central Cascades by Craig Romano, Author and Alan Baue, Photographer. This book includes 50% more hikes than other regional guidebooks and focuses on cream-of-the-crop trails in these areas. Compact in size, this is the most up-to-date guide for the area, organized along highways and other travel corridors, with an emphasis on trails that are 12 miles or less. Order now...
Weekend Explorer 3D - Seattle Area & the Central Cascades by National Geographic Maps. Weekend Explorer provides an affordable, fully featured solution for planning outdoor excursions using seamless 1:24,000 scale (7.5' series) USGS topographic maps. A perfect compliment to regional guide books. Order now...
Wildflowers of the Western Cascades by Robert A. Ross, Henrietta L. Chambers and Shirley A. Stevenson. A practical field guide to a rich wildflower area, this book combines useful plant descriptions with truly spectacular photographs. All the wildflowers are found on Oregon's Iron Mountain in the Cascades, but the book is useful throughout the region. Order now...
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