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Snoqualmie Valley Trail reopens between Duvall and Carnation

King County has completed major repair work the closed a key section of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail between Duvall and Carnation. Originally scheduled for closure June through October 31, the trail is just now reopening. King County blames a “record … Continue reading

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Bus-bike-backpacking on the Iron Horse Trail is simply unreal

It’s early on a Friday morning, and we’re waiting at 4th and Lenora, an unassuming corner in downtown Seattle where so many great bus-bike adventures begin. This is the first stop for Sound Transit’s 554 express bus to Issaquah. Within … Continue reading

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Terrible summer biking news: Key section of Snoqualmie Valley Trail closed until Halloween

Summer just took a bike adventure hit. King County will close a small-but-key section of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail between Duvall and Carnation. The amazing rail trail — which mostly has a very bikeable hardpack gravel surface — will be … Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Valley Trail bridge burns, police arrest suspected arsonist

Police have arrested a man they say set fire to a staircase and structure where the Snoqualmie Valley Trail crosses the Snoqualmie River near SE Reinig Rd. The fire started shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, and fire crews were able … Continue reading

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Middle Fork Road project could be boon to bike camping outside North Bend

Last summer, my partner Kelli and I loaded our bikes and camping stuff onto a bus to Fall City. Our goal was to have a nice 25-mile ride down the Snoqualmie Valley Trail through North Bend and up Middle Fork … Continue reading

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New Snoqualmie Valley Trail bridge opens between North Bend and Mt. Si Golf Course

The Snoqualmie Valley Trail is one of the most incredible places in King County. This very bikeable gravel rail trail transports you through mystical forests with breathtaking bridges and, because it’s a rail trail, relatively little climbing. My partner Kelli … Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Valley Trail will be closed for several days this month

King County will close a section of the Snoqualmie Valley Trail for a handful of days in April to reinstall fiber cable as part of work to restore the old Griffin Creek Bridge. The closed section will be the same … Continue reading

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Snoqualmie Valley Trail bridge will be closed starting January 14

The Snoqualmie Valley Trail will be closed for about a month starting January 14 as King County makes repairs to the former railroad bridge over Griffin Creek (about 2.5 miles south of Carnation). Details from King County Parks: Extensive repairs … Continue reading

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