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Mine Road Trail

North Cascades > Mountain Loop Highway
48.2616, -121.7063 Map & Directions
Length
4.0 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain
650 feet
Calculated Difficulty About Calculated Difficulty
Moderate
Photo by geezerhiker.
  • Mountain views
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Good for kids
  • Fall foliage
  • Rivers

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A nice afternoon hike near Darrington up an abandoned road to an old mine. Continue reading

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Hiking Mine Road Trail

A beautiful afternoon hike up an abandoned road to an old mine near Darrington.

The Mine Road is lovely in the spring, with blooms and berries, including trillium, yellow violets, and salmonberries. Amble two miles to the mine, passing Moose and Furland Creeks along the way, and coming to your destination, situated just across from Larson Creek.

Scramble along the old Ashton Creek dry bed past the mine for about 150 yards for good views of Whitehorse Mountain and its many waterfalls in the summertime.

Mine Road Trail

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 48.2616, -121.7063 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

Heading east toward Darrington on SR 530, turn right (south) on 387th Ave NE/Old Mine Road (there is a gas station and Whitehorse Convenience Store on the corner) and drive .6 miles to the dead end with a steel gate on the right and barricade of large boulders on the left with a wooden bridge directly behind them. (The steel gate on the right marks the way to Whitehorse Ridge.) Cross the boulders and the bridge over Moose Creek to begin the hike. This is the same trailhead as for the Neiderprum Trail (marked junction on right in 1.25 miles).

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Trailhead

North Cascades > Mountain Loop Highway

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington Ranger District

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