40 mile rural ride around Snohomish River ValleyStart at Riverside Park in Everett and head southeast on Lowell Snohomish River Road which runs parallel to Snohomish River. Visit the historic area of town on 1st Street; try a couple of the many food stops such as Snohomish Bakery & Cafe (on left, offering great bake goods as well as sandwiches and pizza) or the Snohomish Pie Co (sandwiches, soup and GREAT pie).
Leave Snohomish on Old Snohomish Monroe Road. Continue through Monroe on W Main Street to S Lewis St and onto Tualco Road. Cross the Snoqualmie River and head north on High Bridge Road. Turn onto Welch Road to ascend to the high horse country around Lost Lake and Echo Lake. Descend back to Snohomish River Valley via Elliot, Connelly and Broadway.
Return to Riverside Park on the west side of the Snohomish River Valley on Lowell Larimer Road which has a slight elevation and offers some nice views of the valley and the Cascade Mountains (on a nice day).
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Snohomish River Valley Ride Information
|View of Snohomish River from Riverside Park, Everett|