Hiking and Biking
Nestled in the foothills of the Cascade mountains, our hiking and biking trails are a huge draw for visitors. Be sure to take advantage of Trail Guides offered by individual ranger districts within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Additional information about outdoor activities can be found online at www.snohomish.org/activity/outdoor/ or visit the Visitors Information Center located in the SW corner of our parking lot (next to the Shell Station). Snohomish County Tourism at 1-888-338-0976.
A seven-mile trail running from Snohomish to Lake Stevens, this paved trail built on an abandoned railroad right-of-way is designated a national recreational trail open to walkers, bikers, rollerbladers and horseback riders. Picnic along the route that frequently parallels the Pilchuck River. 425-388-6600
Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Museum
700 Main Street, Edmonds. Supported by the annual Edmonds Arts Festival, the museum provides exhibit opportunities for area artists and maintains a permanent collection from festival artists. 425-771-1984
Everett Center for the Arts at the Monte Cristo
1507 Wall Street, Everett. Home of the Everett Cultural Commission and local arts organizations. Pilchuck Glass Collection, rotating gallery exhibits, event information and ticket sales. Monday - Friday 10-5 p.m. & Saturday 11-3 p.m. 425-257-8380
Everett Performing Arts Center.
Corner of Everett & Wetmore, Everett. Snohomish County’s premier performing arts venue houses two resident theatre companies, Village Theatre and Pied Piper Presents (Children’s Theatre). Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6 p.m. 425-257-8600. www.villagetheatre.org and www. piedpiperpresents.org.
Snohomish County’s Premier Regional Orchestra. Performing for diverse musical tastes including Classical, Pops, Chamber, Nutcracker, Messiah Sing-along, and educational concerts. October-June. 425-257-8382. www.everettsymphony.org.
Olympic Ballet Theatre & School
700 Mina Street, Edmonds. Founded in 1981, the Olympic Ballet Theatre maintains an outstanding repertoire of classical, dramatic and contemporary ballet and performs creative new works and great classics including the Christmas favorite, The Nutcracker, and the children’s classic, Peter & the Wolf. 425-774-7570. www.olyballet.com
The Art Council of Snohomish County
Located in the center, with galley exhibits, and fine arts and crafts by regional artists for sale.