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Bygone Byways

A short, easy interpretive trail that follows along the old route of the Great Northern Railway and parallels Nason Creek.

Activities: Hiking
Nearest Town: Leavenworth
Skill Level: 1
Fitness Level: 0
Distance: 1 mile round trip

Access: From Leavenworth, drive 20 miles west on Hwy 2. On the right (north) side of the highway, look for signs for the Bygone Byways trail. This trail is only accessible heading west. If you are heading east, drive 5.7 miles past Stevens Pass, and continue until Hwy 2 rejoins the westbound highway. Turn around here, driving west a short distance before reaching the trailhead.

Fees/Permits: None

More Info/Links: The information for this trip description is compiled from the report prepared by the Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce. To read the original report, click here.

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