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Walker Valley ORV Area

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Alt Names

Mount Walker, Walker Valley ORV Park, Cultus Mountain Reservoir, Rock Pit, Pat's Trail, Coyote Trail, Expressway Trail, Mainline Trail, Twisted Tree Trail, Short Timers Trail, Centennial Trail, Judys Grade, Seabury Pond, Dougs Loop, Kim And Monicas Trail, Bear Creek, Cavanaugh Trail, Peter Burns Road, Summer Lake, Granstrom Road, Pilchuck Creek, Tooler Trail

Last Known StatusOpen

This large area offers miles of trails that range from tight woods single track to rugged 4x4 trails. Most of the trails consists of roots, rocks and ruts and are geared for the more experienced rider.

The forest currently has around 36 miles of ATV trails, 10 miles of 4x4 trails and a separate play pit. The main staging area has a loading ramp and two vault toilets. A Washington State Discover Pass is required which can be purchased at nearby vendors or online.

The trails are normally open year-round but may temporarily close during inclement weather or during fire season. There is no running water except for the nearby creek so come prepared.

Primitive camping is permitted at the staging area but large trailers are not recommended since space is limited.

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Nearest CityMount Vernon, WA
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From: Mount Vernon, WA
1) Take I-5 to exit 227
2) Turn east on SR-538, continue 3.6 miles
3) Turn right (south) on SR-9, continue 3.8 miles
4) Turn left (east) on Walker Valley Road, continue 2.2 miles
5) Turn right (east) on Peter Burns Road, continue 1.3 miles.


LandDepartment of Natural Resources


Our RatingRatingVery Good
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)


Approx Size3,200 acres (5 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail36
Climate TypeForest
Elevation400 to 3000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Heavily Maintained
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has some water crossings.Some
Single TrackThis vacant land has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis vacant land has few roads.Few
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
ShadeThis vacant land has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has some expert terrain.Some


Permit RequiredYesWA ORV Tab and Washington Discover Pass**
Dates OpenOpen year-round but may close during inclement weather.
Reciprocity OfferedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (105 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4s / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYes
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
permitted at the the picnic island in the middle of parking area
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingNo
Cross CountryProhibitedriders must stay on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet recommends that all riders obtain motorcycle insurance or ATV / UTV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted.
Comment*The Discover Pass does not apply to non-street legal vehicles but is required for street legal vehicle used to transport ORVs. Dual sport motorcycles and street legal 4x4 vehicles need to display the pass.




First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NW)Skagit Valley Hospital (360) 424-4111
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (NW)Big Rock Cafe & Grocery (360) 424-7872
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (NW)Big Rock Cafe & Grocery (360) 424-7872
Potable Water Water20-30 Miles (W)Blake's Resort - RV Park & Marina (360) 445-6533
RV Hookups RV Hookup20-30 Miles (W)Blake's Resort - RV Park & Marina (360) 445-6533
RV Dump Station RV Disposal20-30 Miles (W)Blake's Resort - RV Park & Marina (360) 445-6533
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (NW)Big Rock Cafe & Grocery (360) 424-7872
Swimming Swim Area20-30 Miles (NW)Lake Padden Park (360) 676-6985
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (W)Big Lake Boat Ramp (360) 902-8426


Contact InfoDNR - Northwest Region Office
919 N. Township Street
Sedro - Wooley, WA 98284
(360) 856-3500
Contact InfoWashington State Department of Licensing
(360) 902-3770
CommentWA ORV Tab Info
Contact InfoWashington Discover Pass
(866) 320-9933
Contact InfoWalker Valley Rentals LLC
25715 Lake Cavanaugh Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274
(425) 308-5908


Walker Valley Trail Photo

Walker Valley ORV Area Trail

No shortage of mud puddles here. ATVs and jeeps will have a blast here. Photo Submitted 3/20/2013 (Thanks!)

Walker Valley Trail Photo

A close up photo of a muddy 4x4 trail with rocks, roots and tree logs.

Most of the trails look like this and are geared for the intermediate to advanced rider. Photo Submitted 3/20/2013 (Thanks!)

Walker Valley Trail Photo

Jeep Rubicon following an older Jeep going through a muddy 4x4 trail carrying extra tire on the roof.

This area has about 10 miles set aside just for 4x4s. Jeeps will have a blast here. Photo Submitted 3/10/2013 (Thanks!)

Walker Valley Trail Photo

Close up photo of a rugged and muddy ATV trail with fallen branches and cut logs.

The trails rarely dry out here. Throw in some rain and scattered branches and logs, the difficulty goes up. Photo Submitted 3/20/2013 (Thanks!)

Walker Valley Trail Photo

Honda XR 400R parked next to mud puddle in the woods.

The area has lots of mud puddles to play in. Photo Submitted 6/3/2016 (Thanks!)

Walker Valley Trail Photo

A scenic photo of the forest and mountains taken from the trail.

When you get to clearings like this, the views are just fantastic. Bring the camera. Photo Submitted 6/3/2016 (Thanks!)

Walker Valley Trail Photo

Modified 4x4 truck with a winch on the front bumper and KC lights navigating a deep rut.

This trail system has some gnarly sections for trucks and jeeps. Photo Submitted 2/23/2013 (Thanks!)

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