Mt. Higgins Trail

Mt Vernon, WA
Mt. Higgins Trail is a 4.5 mile lightly trafficked trail located near Mt Vernon, WA that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, snowboarding, and snowshoeing and is accessible from May until November.

4.5 miles 3200 feet
hiking snowboarding snowshoeing views
Hide Map

Directions from Darrington: Take Hwy. 530 west 11.8 miles. Just past M.P. #38, take the road to the right that is signed #SL-0-5500. Continue on the road for 2.9 miles, crossing over the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River. Just before the first switchback, the trailhead is visible on the right.

Jamie Loaris
4 years ago

9 Completed9 Reviews

most of this hike was in the snow for us. Having a gps with the trail maps on it sure came in handy.

Deanna Parkhomenko
4 years ago

6 Completed2 Reviews

Hard to find, but definitely worth the effort. Mt. Higgins Trail is unfortunately one of the endangered trails in the state of Washington, and because of that, getting to the summit is difficult. We crossed Dicks Creek once, but couldn't find the trail again after that point. If you attempt, keep searching for that trail...