The photos submitted here show the construction work as it was nearing its completion in October 2011. At (16.2) {N47.56755; W121.86440} the SVT crosses 365th Drive S.E., Spring Glen-Lake Marie Road with limited parking and a portable toilet. Anyone have more? Big wood trestles are rare; they tend to burn down and often did. Snoqualmie River eek eek eek Round Lake 0 1,000 2,000 3,000 Feet N PBRS Property Other Water Bodies Incorporated Areas Potential Annexation Areas Public Lands Shoreline Public Access Plan Gap 1: Snoqualmie River, WA Park Informal Access Point- Visual and/or Physical Existing Informal Access Points Existing Public Access County-Owned Lands State Snoqualmie Valley Trail, Southeast Segment It is unfortunate that the Snoqualmie Valley Trail between Duvall and Cedar Falls is not contiguous, but a section is missing between Tokul Creek Road and the bridge at Reinig Road. Three info signs explain about the salmon and why the Tolt is such a nice place for salmon. Some references omit the word "Chicago." Trail surface rates a C. While listed on the county map as soft surfaces, it is hard pack. A mobile fixture here is a herd of some 450 elk that migrate out of the hills to feed at the Mount Si Golf Course and the publicly owned Meadowbrook Farm, south of the trail on Boalch Road. Cross the Snoqualmie River on the Meadowbrook bridge, and then turn left onto SE Park Street. ACCESS POINTS AND TRAILHEADS ON THE TRESTLE TOUR … CARNATION TRAILHEAD – Nick Loutsis Park at N47.64768 W121.90766 GRIFFIN NATURAL AREA – parking and porta potty at N47.61838 W121.90431 356th DRIVE ACCESS – parking at N47.56772 W121.86540 TOKUL TUNNEL ACCESS – parking at N47.54885 W121.82816 NOTES ON THE TRIP Distance is approximately 12 miles one way from Carnation to the trail end. Drive on in and take a look. Parking is free and there is ample capacity for most events. Over the next 8 miles, three trestles offer stunning valley and river views framed by evergreens. Restroom facilities are upland between the trail and the road and have flush toilets and a drinking fountain. See http://www.kingcounty.gov/recreation/parks/trails/regionaltrailssystem/svt.aspx Quoting from: http://kingcountyparks.wordpress.com/alerts/ -------- November 23, 2011 Snoqualmie Valley Trail: Tolt bridge improvement project nearly done – trail is open to the public The Snoqualmie Valley Trail is now re-open to the public, as the Tolt Bridge approach improvement project is being completed on time and on budget. Join TrailLink (a non-profit) to view more than 30,000 miles of trail maps and more! The railroad was the "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad, often called "The Milwaukee Road." and the shore had to be reinforced with riprap. I started in Duvall at McCormick Park; while there could be limited parking here on a busy day, I find sharing the parking lot with the Police Station to be a good trade off...figured it would lower the incidence of any car prowling and is only about 1 mile south of Taylor Landing. State Route 203 runs past the site, but using this as an alternative route requires more than 3 miles on a two-lane truck route with few if any paved shoulders. Hope to get a few more rides on this trail before weather window closes. I plan on camping at Tolt-MacDonald and am trying to figure out if there’s a place I could put in, and then tube back to the campsite itself. From the Plum Boat Launch just below Snoqualmie Falls to Fall City Park, the Snoqualmie River meanders roughly 3.3 lazy miles in the glorious and welcome Washington summer sun. While it’s fireproof, it seems to lack the “presence” of a good timber trestle. The Right of Way runs below a large gravel pit, around an industrial complex and across the swamps to the river. SR-202 Bridge has historically been heavily used to exit the river by the majority of floaters. TB knows of one magnificent one on the Banks Vernonia Trail at Buxton. From the Town of Fall City go north on Hwy. The trail is accessible on the left from a dog park path or the entrance to Mount Si Golf Course.). At this point also I think I began to notice a slight uphill grade, maybe 1%, but it was enough that I noticed my pace begin to fall off (and subsequently pick up on the way back). It is an excellent venue for outdoor concerts, weddings, company picnics, and family reunions. Went on a Sunday. This big beautiful river is consistently among the top two or three winter steelhead producers in Washington, giving up at least 2, fish per winter season, and some years doubling that number. Lots to see with bridges and some views of the valley below as it climbs. Some WDFW owned properties are managed for water access by other agencies and are subject to those agencies’ rules. Best stretch: Fall City to the Snoqualmie Falls. Here a trail downstream along the Tolt River [10] connects with Tolt-McDonald Park, a worthwhile county park with parking, camping, toilet facilities, showers, a suspension bridge and an extensive network of mountain bike trails west of Snoqualmie River. A Discover Pass is required for parking on site. We are on a tandem trike so some of the work-arounds mentioned by others we thought may not be appropriate if you are triking? There are two 4-mile detours going around the obstruction on either side on paved roads. Here is a dramatic long curved trestle on a hairpin bend over a deep ravine. This is a terrible surface for bicycles. Best stretch: Fall City to the Snoqualmie Falls. Let us know. They move. The bridge is closed to all motorized vehicles until they can rebuilt it. This option starts with a right turn onto SR 202 from the falls, crosses a bridge, and meets the City of Snoqualmie Centennial Trail in less than a mile. The wide gravel track turns to singletrack dirt. On the Milwaukee Road they were designed to allow the Road to come back later and build a fireproof steel trestle inside the wooden one. and I just love this trail. First time on this section and found the elevation gain very easy to handle. Agencies consider it somewhat unsafe because of water hazards and restricted access for emergency response. The trail surface is excellent packed gravel, some places are as smooth as asphalt. There are wetlands on either side of the SVT where you can observe beaver mounds [6] and water fowl in the ponds. At (5.6) and (6.3) are two Washington Game Department parking and trail access areas that require a Discovery Pass to park there. ( Log Out /  At (10.49) {47.43284;-121.75248} the Iron Horse trail crosses Boxley Creek [15]. The North Bend trailhead, at Fourth Street and Ballarat Avenue, marks the last leg of the trail. Read the complete Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River Access Final Concept Plan. King County Parks and Trails needs to be congratulated for having the foresight to preserve this trestle and enabling the trail crossing at this point. You can start the ride in Carnation at … CARNATION TRAILHEAD – NICK LOUTSIS PARK, GE: N47.64768 W121.90766 Here is a small trailhead: parking, portapotty, tables, info kiok. So many are in brushy ravines and getting down involves bushwhacking. Snoqualmie River Sections The lower river is heavily diked and flows through low-gradient farmland. The only water tap was turned off. King County offers no detour around the river bank stabilization project, however, so the Duvall is effectively cut off from Carnation via the trail route. Laura reviewed four maps: a map of existing conditions (trails, trailheads and access points that are currently managed by DNR), a map that has items that are common to both concepts D & E, and maps of concepts D and E separately. We just took the trail Jul28 from the Duvall Police station to Rattlesnake Lake and back. I enjoyed the ride and look forward to another trip during the summer when more of the trees and plants have bloomed...the majority of the trees through the first part were deciduous so there was a lot of brown which I will be excited to see more green from later in the year. Portapotties are at Carnation and Griffin Creek. Through the tunnel and off to the trestle. From here another 0.77 miles takes you to the end of the northern section of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail at the … TOKUL TUNNEL & TRAIL END, GE: N47.54885 W121.82816 Here is a very large culvert underpass below Tokul Rd. At (0.79) {47.51904;-121.79904} is Meadowbrook Slough, a good place to observe water fowl (and, not far from here, at Mt. From Duvall to here the elevation gain is only 140 ft. At (9.6) {N47.64115; W121.90729} [9] the SVT crosses Tolt River on a bridge that was closed several years ago while the landings underwent repair and rebuilding. Wish other towns would be so nice. The property is actually private but has been unofficially used as a tolerated trespass. The trail begins at Rattlesnake Lake outside of North Bend and ends at McCormick Park in Duvall. Highly recommended. Easy to ride with a city bike. Rainier from the trail [7]. In the north, Duvall's McCormick Park sits on the banks of the Snoqualmie River. Does anyone know? This site has historically been used by trainers teaching people to kayak because there is moderate white water at the base of the Falls. #202 east. However, if you are determined to go thru that area, it isn't a 3 mile detour, more like a couple hundred yards or so. At (11.3) {N47.61783; W121.90330} the SVT crosses Griffin Creek Rd., a convenient access point with parking. The Snoqualmie River is at the heart of the Snoqualmie Riverwalk project, which is now in the early planning stages of a multi-phased, long-term recreational development. near a roundabout which connects to Novelty Hill Road. The Snoqualmie Valley Trail rolls from verdant dairy land in the north to a clear blue mountain lake in the south. I've ridden the parts of the trail many times over the years. Lined with beaches and elegant houses, the river winds around the Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course and straightens out along the last mile stretch into Fall City. Take-out: Fall City Bridge landing. Railroad grade on the way up was totally manageable for us and made the return trip breeze by. This is the most popular site for floaters with small flotation devices to get on the river. Signs at the summit point toward Iron Horse State Park, where the trail continues as the John Wayne Pioneer Trail. Pricing: Full Day $450 – Half Day $350 – 3rd Angler – $100 Additional – All equipment included – Fishing License, WA Sales Tax and Gratuity not included Season: All Year, Seasonally Determined Species: Coastal Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout EWA Cancellation Policy. The trestles are A, but one mile of woods look like another mile of woods: C. Facilities are limited. Just don't leave the trail in the fall while the duck hunting season is going on or you might encounter lead shot in the air! I emailed King County Parks to ask them not to do this anymore! As the trail twists, it is over two miles out. One of the more scenic spots is where the trail crosses under the powerline, with views of the Zorro cut and Mailbox peak [9]. My only complaint is in the middle section, around snoqualmie, there is no trail. Reaching the outskirts of town, the trail begins a barely perceptible grade past rows of blackberry bushes. I-beams and spindly steel tubes instead. Most of the trail is shaded through this section, and it crosses a high trestle over a Boxley Creek tributary. Where the heck are the other 3 miles? The remaining central section of the SVT goes through a wooded area adjoining the Snoqualmie Tree Farm. Notice that there have been repairs to a number of the bents. Cedar Falls [13] was once a major support station for the Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad where additional locomotives were hitched to the trains to help them ascend the steep grade to Snoqualmie Pass. The Snoqualmie River winds through one of the most beautiful and scenic valleys in Western Washington. The elevation gain from Carnation to here is 440 ft. The elevation gain to this point was 830 ft. On the return trip, time permitting, one should visit the City of Seattle Public Utilities Watershed Education Center [18], fill up all water bottles with the best water in the world, learn about the importance of protecting the water shed and creatures living therein, and listen to the rythmic polyphony of water droplets hitting the drums in the water garden [19]. There actually is an elk herd further up river – which is cougar sushi. After that it turns mostly into packed dirt, which makes the ride a lot smoother. There are two outhouses. A trail sign [14] gives distances from Cedar Falls to other destinations along the Iron Horse Trail which would require a separate day trip. These sites include Granite Creek Flats1, (aka Concrete Bridge or Dorothy Lake Road Bridge) which is located between river mile 56 and 57 and Tanner Landing2. A Discover Pass is required for parking on site. At (6.52) is a picnic table, but it is in the woods and not placed at any of the more scenic spots of this trail. The Snoqualmie Valley Regional Trail is a rail trail in King County, Washington, United States.The 29-mile (47 km) trail follows a portion of the former alignment of the Milwaukee Road, which was constructed in 1911 and abandoned in 1973.. ( Log Out /  Change ), (TO MITIGATE CONGESTION ON sr-202 BARRICADES WILL BE PLACED TO BLOCK VEHICLE ACCESS TO THIS SITE ON EXPECTED HEAVY FLOATING DAYS BEGINNING WITH THE 2015 SEASON). Of course, just when you wonder if there is another human within miles (yes, several), you reach the cougar and bear warning sign. The turn from the main drag is Entwhistle St. and the city has signs there pointing to the trail. There is parking. Multiple trailheads allow easy access to smaller chunks of trail and leapfrogging with a second car. There is also room for a few cars at the crossing. It was near where the trail dead ends at the bridge, and you have to take the stairs to the street. Fly fishing hatches in order of importance: There are no significant hatches involved with the steelhead in this river. It joins the Skykomish River to form the Snohomish River. (One can also ride the bus down from Hyak to Cedar Falls, but that is less fun.) Plum Boat Launch  is about a quarter mile west of Plum River Access (down river) and has a launch ramp for floaters with larger inflatables, pontoon boats, or drift boats  Fish and Wildlife provides a portable toilet and Fall City Floating manage the trash. The combined Snoqualmie River flows over Snoqualmie Falls, eventually joining the Skykomish River at the great confluence to become the Snohomish River. The area features an off leash dog park, fantastic views of Mt Si as well as several river access points. From SR 202 down at the Salish Lodge at Snoqualmie Falls, you head up Tokul Rd. This trail terminates at the Fall City Community Park parking lot where there are a portable toilet and trash facilities. It was off limits for several years as the power house was being rebuilt but has been re-opened to the public. SE. The next 9 miles cross several farm entrances and roads en route to Carnation, which earned its name from the dairy industry that once boomed in the area and is remembered by large hay barns that dot that landscape. Should the sand be full of sun soakers, consider heading less than a quarter-mile up river along SE Fish Hatchery Road to Plum #1 River Access Point, where the Snoqualmie River bends to create a large eddy with deep and slow moving waters. Beginning Feb. 21 and running through mid-November, all public access will be closed along a half-mile-long section of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail between Loutsis Park at Entwistle Street and Northeast 32nd Street, also called Northeast Tolt Hill Road. We wished the old trestle on the other side of the valley would also be preserved and reopened for Preston-Snoqualmie Falls trail users. Rainier. Proceed through Carnation to Duvall; in 14.8 miles, turn left onto NE Stephens Street to reach McCormick Park. 3.5 miles, about 4 hours. At (12.65) the trail crosses Boetzke Creek [16] with a view of Boetzke Falls somewhat obstructed by trees and in the shade, a nice waterfall when it is flowing full throttle during the snowmelt. At the 1910 bridge, the SVT resumes for its eastern segment between the city of Snoqualmie and Cedar Falls/Rattlesnake Lake junction with the Iron Horse Trail. The reason why the facilities are not in the park below becomes obvious when looking at the post marking the high water level during the annual flooding of this part of the valley [3]. The views for me turned towards the more spectacular now in the trees and being higher up on the valley slope. Bring lots of your own. The bike was set to full suspension. Once you leave Griffin Creek you enter the woods. The Snoqualmie River is a 45-mile long river that drains the west side of the Cascade Mountains in the state of Washington. The latter name appeared on freight cars owned by the company. The river has three forks, the South, Middle and North Forks. This point is not far away from Route 209 Metro bus stops on Bendigo. But the significant work involved to make these upgrades – including building a new, nearly 200-foot-long approach bridge from the south and a new 32-foot-long approach bridge from the north – requires an extended closure of the trail through the south portion of Carnation and the Remlinger Farm area. The Snoqualmie Valley Trail offers the opportunity to get out and explore one of the most beautiful agricultural valleys in the region. there is a little parking area off the road, the “stairs” to the trail are across the street, Did the 10.1 mile trail ride starting in Carnation and stopping at the Tokul tunnel yesterday, Oct 14. This is basically an all-season trail but the best time of the year to do it is in the spring when the wild cherry trees are in bloom along the trail [25]. The trail crosses under I-90 and at (5.30) {47.47019;-121.74186} comes to the second crossing of the South Fork of the Snoqualmie River [7][8]. But it is on busy highway 203 with a small shoulder. The SVT enters this area from the north at Ronette’s bridge over the Snoqualmie River. However, the cost was cheap and they went up quick. Still in use after a hundred years. Washington is famous for its gorgeous and abundant waterways, from the Salish Sea to the Nisqually River, but many communities lack open public beaches and waterfronts where everyone can enjoy picnicking, swimming, paddling, boating, and angling. Some public trail art. Floaters and tubers should use the Plum River access instead. The trail is flat, wide, and well groomed, however, I would recommend more off-road oriented tires to minimize flats (I saw one rider fixing a flat and noticed he was riding on more urban style tires). The relocated railroad depot is restored nearby at Stephens Street and Railroad Avenue. The trail ends at the far side, where steps lead up to the road. NE 8th St. on the far side runs under the trestle. Just a note to correct some references to the railroad that passed through Cedar Falls, the Snoqualmie Tunnel, and Hyak. Uneven spots at the bridges have recently been leveled by adding more gravel [24]. It was approximately 100 yards west of the three Forks off leash dog park. Remaining tasks include landscaping and site restoration and finishing up the guard rails, but these activities can be completed with the bridge in use by the public. Then I think it's better for a trike to cross at Meadowbrook Way, the bridge is single lane but the walking path across the bridge is wide enough for a trike allowing you to cross without having to get off the trike. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) manages hundreds of water access areas throughout Washington, providing recreational access to the state’s lakes, rivers, and marine waters. Ride on! ADA Facilities: No ADA facilities. Turn around here; you have gone too far. Duvall is More information about this project is available by calling Chris Erickson, King County Parks project manager, 206-263-0445. There have generally been seven sites used by floaters: Power House is the furthest up the river. That's two years longer than it originally stated! Fall City Community Park  A trail has been built on the north/right/starboard bank immediately down river from the SR-202 bridge. A sign advises trail users that the trail ends at Tokul Road [17]. While riding the trail yesterday I noticed the trail closure signs have been updated to say that the completion will not be until November 2017. ---------- Comment: But it is relatively easy to detour around the construction zone via Blanche St., Hwy. TrailBear The trestles are out there somewhere. Meanwhile, I found crushed rock had been applied, very thick in spots, for about 2 1/2 miles going south. If they do, I would downgrade my review to one-star, as it really ruins the trail. The stairs leading up to the road are on the far (east) side of the culvert. I have one question for the membership: the King County trail mile markers (very nice, every 1/2 mile) start in Duvall at "3.5 miles". Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. It is also deplorable that it does not connect to the Preston-Snoqualmie trail along the old RR right-of-way past Snoqualmie Falls. Post them together and in the correct sequence in which they are numbered!!! Trail in fantastic shape, lots of bikers and families on/along the trail. At (11.5) the SVT crosses Griffin Creek on a large trestle with interpretive signs [11][12][13][14]. Ahead are Rattlesnake Lake and the Cedar River Education and Conference Center, where visitors can learn more about the area. It is smooth in places but there are a lot more places where the surface has a mixture of 1-3” river rock amid the smaller gravel and it feels like cobble stone.. The crumbling remnants of the mill, which at one time employed 1,200 people, are visible in the distance and remain a King County historic site. ( Log Out /  (2) you can avoid the dangerous crossing of the highway next to the Falls by taking a small trail on the right side of the Tolkuk Road about 10 yards before the highway. Snoqualmie River near Carnation real-time provisional data greater than 9,000 cfs (gage heights greater than about 50 ft) are not reliable due to unsteady flow conditions during high flows. --------. Those plastic “tin cap” nails used to secure the tar paper to the piling tops are not original. P) Falls Pool For those brave enough to hop the rail at the lower falls observation area you can climb along the rocks to get access to the pool at the foot of the falls. The first section of the trail is level and in the plains surrounding North Bend, WA, and then it gains only 450 ft. elevation between I-90 and Cedar Falls. The trail becomes undeveloped beyond this point. Snoqualmie River Access Points: Sandy Cove Park – 7970 Falls Avenue SE, Snoqualmie, WA The historic steel box girder spans and piers over the Tolt River itself will remain. Longer than we usually like to try in one day but the downhill trek back was fast making it worthwhile. Help defend and expand trails nationwide. This is the most popular site for floaters with small flotation devices to get on the river. At (7.36) is a trestle over a gully bridging an unnamed creek, close to a sign marking Boxley Creek Natural Area [10] where trampled trails are branching of on both sides, waiting to be explored on foot. The advantage of this trestle is that you can drive to the bottom for photos. Upper Yough, MD. There is no water at any of the trailheads or access points. An on-road detour begins at a stairway immediately before the Tokul Road underpass at about mile 18. Your donation will help us to continue connecting more people to trails around the country. It’s the dinner hour. 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