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Great day!

spend the first half of the day hiking to the ice caves. The path goes up and down and around a lot... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2015
Amanda V
,
Brandon, Canada
Very nice sight but worth it when combined with other hikes

The caves are worth driving to and experiencing at least once, however for those season hikers out... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
Yuliya R
,
Seattle, Washington
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“easy hike” (15 reviews)
“picnic area” (6 reviews)
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Granite Falls, WA
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

spend the first half of the day hiking to the ice caves. The path goes up and down and around a lot so be prepared for a good hefty hike. It was the middle of summer when we went and once getting closer you can...More

1  Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The caves are worth driving to and experiencing at least once, however for those season hikers out there - the trail is not challenging at all and has no elevation. I would recommend combining this one with Lake 22 for an amazing day of hiking....More

Thank Yuliya R
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The Big Four Ice Caves trail is closed at the moment due to a recent fatality, a result of hikers venturing into the caves against repetitive warning signs all along the trail! We hope and are confident the trail will be re-open soon, as it...More

1  Thank northernlighter
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Been a couple of times 11/2014 and 11/2015. Took the mountain loop which is a great day trip by car. Ice caves are a nice little hike about a mile and a half each way. Trail is easy to walk a couple of spots we...More

1  Thank bmccjc
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We had a great 90-minut round-trip hike on the well groomed and scenic trail to view the ice cave. Near the end was a sign on the trail that said "people have died beyond this point" and other warnings not to enter the cave. We...More

5  Thank KahnJC
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The 4 caves are down to a single one this year due to the dry winter and higher than normal temperatures. It is still a beautiful hike 1.1 miles each way to the cave. Only recently did part of it cave in and one person...More

Thank pjungel
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Spent the morning going to the ice caves. What a nice trip. Make sure you pack a lunch if you do the whole loop. Darrington does not have much except for a hot bar at the IGA in town. We started in granite falls and...More

Thank rusty_fwg
Reviewed 12 May 2015

If you are live in greater seattle and are looking out for a break from the mundane weekly tasks and would love some fresh air, this is a very beautiful spot for it. We were a group of 4 adults and a 7 year old...More

2  Thank Sumana S
Reviewed 8 May 2015

If you enjoy the good old outdoors and in the Seattle area you must stop and take advantage of this trail. I do recommend you stop and use the restroom some where else though.

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Really nice trail and easy hike. Busy with many people and dogs on a sunny Sunday. Still worth the drive.

Thank Margie S
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