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Chinook Bend Natural Area

Puget Sound and Islands

Location

Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area
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Length

1.25 miles of trails

Elevation

Gain: 50 ft.

Rating

3.00 out of 5

 
 

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 
 

Chinook Bend Natural Area is a green space along the Snoqualmie River just outside the town of Carnation. This public land is owned and managed by King County Parks for its ecological importance to the health of this river.

An unofficial trail leads from the parking area to the river where a gravel path parallels the water. Depending on the time of year, this trail may be overgrown or flooded.

A few hundred feet behind the privy you will also find public art pieces that were installed here with funding from 4Culture, and signs explaining the significance of this natural area. 

 

Chinook Bend Natural Area

Map & Directions

Trailhead
Co-ordinates: 47.6699, -121.9280 Open map in new window

Trailhead

Puget Sound and Islands -- Seattle-Tacoma Area

King County Parks

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Getting There

From the town of Carnation head north on Highway 203 for about one mile, then turn left on Carnation Farm Road. After another 0.8 mile, you will arrive at the parking area for Chinook Bend on the right. There is enough parking for about ten cars and a privy is available.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee

None
 

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Chinook Bend Natural Area

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