Float the beautiful Skykomish river with the help of Sky Mountain Experience. These helpful guides have sponsored the event and will be taking short, family friendly trips down the river during the day of the event. No previous rafting experience is required.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Racers and their families can get a half price white water adventure the day before or the day after the race. Just contact https://www.skymountainexperience.com/ and let them know you have registered to race.
Ride a Train
Come out and ride a real steam powered scale model train. These trains are engineering feats for miniaturization, and the whole family can ride. Find out more at http://greatnortherncascaderailway.com/
To benefit local schools, the PTSA will be hosting a barbecue in the area near the miniature railroad rides.
Mt. Bike Pump Track
Sculpted dirt track ideal for BMX and Mt. Bikes. Test your skills on bumps, jumps, and banked turns. No fees or registration required, just be courteous
Walking & Hiking Trails
Maloney Creek Trail: Across the street from the racing venue, this 0.1 mile walking trail takes you to a quiet creek just outside of town. (https://www.hikingproject.com/trail/7065014/maloney-creek)
Deception Falls: A short drive east on US-2 will take you to Deception Falls National Rectreation Area. The 0.5 mile round trip hike is easy for kids and leads to spectacular waterfalls, making for a great picnic spot. (https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/deception-falls-nra)
Mountain Biking at Stevens Pass
During the summer months, Stevens Pass provides chairlift access to mountain biking trails for all skill levels. Rental equipment is available at the mountain. (https://www.stevenspass.com/site/summer/mtn-info/trail-map)