Town of Darrington

Nestled among the forested foothills and impressive peaks of the North Cascades, Darrington is a small town with picturesque views and world-class recreational opportunities. Only 1.5 hours

from Seattle, the town is the gateway to the outdoors, offering countless adventures along three wild and scenic rivers - the Stillaquamish, Sauk, and Suiattle - and the vast network of public

lands, including three wilderness areas - Boulder River, Henry M. Jackson, and Glacier Peak - where some of the most spectacular views and experiences await.

Hiking, camping, biking, climbing, fishing, horseback riding, guided rafting, and more - Darrington has it all. Come visit and explore some of the best hikes, adventures and small town hospitality

Snohomish County has to offer.


Darrington is located at the western base of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State.

It has a population of 1,405 people, and is located 74 miles northeast of Seattle.

How do I get to Darrington, WA?

Access to Darrington from north or south I-5, taking exit 208 in Arlington.

Take a right on HWY 530 off the exit, and follow for about 40 minutes, to mile marker 47 until you reach the town.


Please see SR 530 Landslide Donation Information

Whitehorse Mountain. Photo credit: David Bass